The UK Government has for the last 40 plus years been exploring ways to increase aviation capacity in London and the South East. This has taken the form of commissions, studies, reports and parliamentary bills. Meanwhile, airports in our competitors’ cities and emerging markets have been steadily increasing capacity.
This short booklet recounts the experiences of London employers across a range of sectors that have used apprenticeships to access the skills available in the local workforce, and benefitted from them.
We balance our work on addressing issues that have an immediate impact on our members with longer term issues that affect London’s ability to remain the world’s best city in which to do business. This brochure sets out our achievements over the last year.
Our submission to the Call for Evidence on the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards concludes – amongst other things – that any new regulations or measures designed to restore trust in the banking industry must be considered in light of the regulatory change that is already in process.
As part of our campaign to ensure that London has the airport capacity needed to support economic growth in both the medium and long term, we wrote to the Prime Minister on 20 July 2012.
This note follows our previous Financial Services Bill briefings (11 June 2012; 2 July 2012) and provides our comments on the amendments tabled for discussion in the forthcoming committee discussions, specifically amendments 140, 140C and 144K.
This note follows our Financial Services Bill briefing provided ahead of the Bill’s second reading in the House of Lords and provides our comments on the amendments tabled for discussion in committee.
Our work balances tackling issues that have an immediate and pressing impact on our members and looking ahead to anticipate what will be necessary to ensure that London remains the world's best city in which to do business 20 to 30 years in the future.
This note sets out London First’s views on the Financial Services Bill, which received its second reading in the House of Lords on the 11th June.