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Annual summer lunch- a timely opportunity for the business community

Media centreNews Last week the capital’s business leaders convened for our annual summer lunch, with guest speakers Sir Vince Cable, MP and Baroness Neville-Rolfe. A fortnight into the new government’s office, the lunch was a timely opportunity to assess the landscape and

June 29, 2017 0 comments

Placemaking in London; not just a pretty place

BlogMedia centre Sara Parkinson, Planning and Development Policy Director, London First  As a global economic hub, it is no wonder our capital attracts the rich diversity of people who call London their home. Whilst it may be the employment opportunities that first

June 27, 2017 0 comments

Why London needs a seat at the negotiating table

BlogMedia centre John Dickie, Director of Strategy and Policy, London First  As Her Majesty officially opened Parliament, Brexit negotiations naturally dominated the Queen’s Speech, with the Great Repeal Bill the draw of the day.  But, anyone in the business of keeping Britain

June 21, 2017 0 comments

UK Government can’t afford to sideline its own capital in Brexit negotiations

Media centreNews Ahead of the Brexit negotiations, influential business group London First, is calling on the government to protect the interests of London businesses and their employees for the good of the UK economy as a whole. After consultation with leading businesses,

June 20, 2017 0 comments

Brexit needs business views

BlogMedia centre John Dickie, Executive Director of Strategy and Policy, London First  Getting the right terms for Britain’s future relationship with the EU is the most important challenge any government has had to meet for decades. The election campaign saw little discussion

June 15, 2017 0 comments

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