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Crossrail 2: why we’re calling for it, what we’re doing about it

Media centreNews We have been championing investment in London’s infrastructure since London First was established in 1992. Having successfully campaigned for Crossrail’s go-ahead nearly a decade ago, we’re now leading the way for its much needed successor. In the wake of Brexit,

April 6, 2017 0 comments

Getting real: Four careers lessons from Rio Ferdinand and BT

BlogMedia centre Derek Ray-Hill, London First Business Development Director Even before the EU Referendum result last June, London’s skills gap was a hot topic. Now that Article 50 has been triggered, it’s more like an inferno. Anyone who needs to employ a

April 3, 2017 0 comments

The countdown to being ‘Brexit-ready’ begins

BlogMedia centre Jasmine Whitbread, CEO, London First Today the Prime Minister has set the official Brexit process in motion by triggering Article 50. The clock is now ticking down to March 2019 when Britain will leave the European Union. Over the next

March 29, 2017 0 comments

Advice for London business following Wednesday’s events at Westminster

Media centreNews Wednesday’s attack, in the heart of our capital, was terrible and all our thoughts are with the victims, their families and all the people caught up in what happened. While we are all undoubtedly shocked and saddened, now is the

March 24, 2017 0 comments

Putting London firmly on the MIPIM map

Media centreNews London First delivered its largest programme of exclusive roundtable discussions, private dinners and networking events at this year’s MIPIM – the world’s leading real estate conference. John Allan, London First chair, led our activity, which focused on cementing relationships with

March 21, 2017 0 comments

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