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The Brexit white paper; a blank canvas for a new economic agenda?

BlogMedia centre Dr David Lutton, Executive Director of Policy, London First As the long-awaited white paper landed today, what can we take from the government’s objectives on Brexit negotiations? Seemingly, not much more than we were offered before. What is reassuring, is

February 2, 2017 0 comments

A modern Industrial Strategy – what does it mean for London?

Media centreNews The government has released its long awaited Industrial Strategy green paper setting out the ten strategic pillars it believes will drive UK growth. The paper sets out how to create the right conditions so that every part of the UK

January 26, 2017 0 comments

What makes London the greatest city to work, study and play; and how can we keep it that way?

BlogMedia centre Jasmine Whitbread, CEO London First Wonderful evening at the London First Anniversary Awards at the British Museum last night, celebrating a quarter century of our capital’s great achievements. This was my first experience of what’s become an annual fixture in the

January 26, 2017 0 comments

Business forced another dose of uncertainty on immigration

BlogMedia centre Mark Hilton, London First Executive Policy Director, Immigration and Skills The last fortnight has been dominated by the Prime Minister’s landmark Brexit speech and the first signs of the government’s industrial strategy. It was timely then that, together with representatives

January 26, 2017 0 comments

London businesses call for new approach to estate regeneration

Media centreNews A report launched today from London First, Winckworth Sherwood LLP and Terence O’Rourke has called for a new approach to regenerating London’s estates. The recommendations include: making the most of so-called ‘infill development’ opportunities – building on disused space, such

January 24, 2017 0 comments

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