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London’s overseas property buyers – debunking the myths

BlogNews & resources Steve Cole, Housing Policy Director, London First  The role of overseas buyers in the London housing market has been a press staple over the last couple of years, and the source of much speculation. In 2016, the Mayor commissioned research

June 15, 2017 0 comments

The Battle for No. 10 – over before it began?

BlogNews & resources John Lehal, CEO, Four Public Affairs There is just over a week to go before the general election but the battle for Number 10 is over. I write, of course, about Bank Holiday Monday’s televised almost-debate between Theresa May and

May 31, 2017 0 comments

Housing at the heart of the manifestos

BlogNews & resources Guest blog from David Talbot, Director, FTI Consulting Public Affairs The housing crisis is so daunting in scale, and possible solutions so politically fraught, that historically politicians of all parties have not dared truly tackle it. Policies have tended to

May 17, 2017 0 comments

Equipping Londoners with the skills London’s businesses need

BlogNews & resources Mark Hilton, London First Policy Director, Skills Skills for Londoners is the Mayor’s new scheme to equip Londoners with the skills London’s businesses need. Mark Hilton, member of the Skills for Londoners Stakeholder Advisory Group, speaks to City Hall on

May 10, 2017 0 comments

One year on: Working with the Mayor to keep London the best place to do business

BlogNews & resources John Dickie, London First Director of Strategy and Policy When Sadiq Khan was elected London’s third Mayor on 5 May last year, the world was a very different place. David Cameron was Prime Minister, George Osborne Chancellor and Britain was

May 5, 2017 0 comments

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