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The party positions on business priorities

NewsNews & resources The UK’s three biggest parties have now published their manifestos, outlining their positions on London First’s priorities to keep our capital globally competitive. All three parties have recognised the importance of boosting skills to driving growth across the UK. The Conservatives have

May 18, 2017 0 comments

Business chiefs from the North West and London unite to demand greater devolution

NewsNews & resources Press Release 15 May 2017 In a joint letter to the political parties, business chiefs have called for greater devolution to UK cities and regions as the next government focuses on Brexit negotiations. The North West Business Leadership Team, representing

May 15, 2017 0 comments

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

NewsNews & resources 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

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