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Spring snapshot of the London economy

News Our London Economic Panel convened last week, for its spring update from the Bank of England and GLA. Members were taken through a detailed picture of the London and wider UK economy, which presented cause for both optimism and caution.

May 4, 2017 0 comments

London business lays down manifesto challenge

Media centreNews Ahead of this year’s political manifestos, influential business group London First has set out a manifesto for how the next government can keep London working, growing the economy and getting the UK into the best possible position ahead of Brexit

May 2, 2017 0 comments

Our response to the industrial strategy consultation; the foundations of our 2017 manifesto

News The government intends to develop a new industrial strategy in preparation for Brexit, and to deliver a more balanced UK economy. A Green Paper was published in January, and over the last few months we’ve been talking to members, businesses

April 21, 2017 0 comments

How do we keep the pulse of London beating through Brexit?

BlogMedia centre Matthew Hill, Programme Director, Hospitality, Retail and Leisure, London First London’s retail, hospitality and leisure sectors support more than half a million jobs across the capital and even more across the rest of the UK. London is both a testing

April 21, 2017 0 comments

Deputy Mayor calls for investment into London’s infrastructure

BlogMedia centre Rajesh Agrawal, Deputy Mayor for Business London is the greatest city in the world. We lead the way in business, culture, transport and entertainment; a truly global city that is open and united. But London is not a city without

April 20, 2017 0 comments

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