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London First comment on the High Speed 2 announcement

News Commenting today on the Department of Transport’s ministerial statement on High Speed 2, Baroness Jo Valentine, Chief Executive of London First, said: “The extension of the HS2 route is great news for London and the UK.  A well-functioning rail network

January 28, 2013 0 comments

London First comment on EU referendum proposal

NewsNews & resources Commenting on today’s announcement of a possible referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU, London First’s chief executive, Baroness Jo Valentine, said: “For an international business considering where to make long-term investments, such as opening factories or locating subsidiaries, financial

January 23, 2013 0 comments

London First awards celebrate inspiring London projects and people

NewsNews & resources London’s business community gathered tonight (17th January) to celebrate the people, organisations and companies that have contributed to making London the best city in the world in which to work, study and play in 2012. Introducing London First’s inaugural London

January 17, 2013 0 comments

London First members meet with Leader of the Opposition, Ed Miliband

News On Thursday 10 January, the Leader of the Opposition, the Rt Hon Ed Miliband MP joined London First members for a question and answer session, kindly hosted by Berwin Leighton Paisner. Opening the session, London First Chief Executive Jo Valentine

January 11, 2013 0 comments

Why we must defend our financial services sector

News An interesting report today from the City of London Corporation underlines the importance of the financial sector to the UK economy – contributing almost 12% of government tax receipts for the year to March 2012. That’s £63bn – even at

December 19, 2012 0 comments

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