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A fortnight of action on Brexit priorities

NewsNews & resources As the clock continues to count down to March 2019, we have been busy setting out our stall on what business needs from government to keep London, and the UK, competitive. Last week, we presented what the capital’s employers want

July 13, 2017 0 comments

Balancing both sides of the skills equation

NewsNews & resources This week London First brought together business leaders, skills providers and young people, to grapple with London’s skills debate and look ahead at forging solutions. Ark’s King Solomon Academy, one of the country’s highest performing state schools made a fitting

July 13, 2017 0 comments

Business calls for action on UK’s air connections

NewsNews & resources Influential business group, London First, has called for urgent action from government to secure the UK’s position as a global trading hub – in addition to delivering on Heathrow expansion. The new report, ‘No time to waste: Keeping London’s airports

July 10, 2017 0 comments

Business puts forward plans for new post-Brexit immigration approach

NewsNews & resources Influential business group, London First, has put forward what the capital’s employers want to see from the UK’s new immigration approach. Following input from over 200 of London’s leading businesses, the proposal sets out three key routes into the UK

July 3, 2017 0 comments

Seeing is Believing; why housing matters to business

NewsNews & resources This week, our Fifty Thousand Homes campaign partnered with Business in the Community, Shelter and Starbucks in gathering 15 of London’s top business leaders wanting to take action on London’s housing crisis. The Prince’s Seeing is Believing visit, ‘why housing

June 30, 2017 0 comments

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