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Western Extension Zone: Local road pricing would be miles better

News Archive London First, the influential business organisation representing 300 leading employers, today branded the Western Extension to the congestion charging zone (WEZ) a blunt instrument, outdated in its approach and an inefficient response to the capital’s congestion. It has called on

February 15, 2007 0 comments

London business calls for increased airport capacity to ensure future competitiveness

News Archive London First, the influential business organisation representing 300 leading employers, today said that increasing airport capacity in London was essential for maintaining the UK’s competitiveness. Chief Executive, Baroness Jo Valentine responded to BAA’s announcement of revised plans for a second runway

January 30, 2007 0 comments

Protect against but be prepared for terrorism

News Archive London launch of simulation roadshow for businesses located in crowded places London business leaders will today (Monday 29 January) be told to ‘protect against but be prepared for’ a possible terrorist attack in a crowded place. Influential business organisation London

January 26, 2007 0 comments

UK economy benefits from entent cordiale

News Archive Baroness Jo Valentine, Chief Executive of London First, the influential business organisation representing over 300 of the capital’s leading companies, spoke today in the House of Lords debate on UK competitiveness. Baroness Valentine (Crossbencher) said that there were already signs

January 12, 2007 0 comments

London’s business gears up for 2012 and beyond

News Archive Agenda for action to secure ’once in a lifetime’ opportunity for London London business leaders meet today (Monday 15/01/2007) tasked with delivering an Olympian legacy worth billions of pounds to the capital. A powerful alliance of prominent business leaders, employers’

January 12, 2007 0 comments

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