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Keeping infrastructure on the agenda for 2018

Blog David Leam, Executive Director, London First 2018 got off to a bumpy start for infrastructure with the resignation of Lord Adonis as chairman of the National Infrastructure Commission. With Adonis taking on an increasingly political role his departure was perhaps

January 11, 2018 0 comments

Time for international students to stand up and not be counted

Blog Mark Hilton, Skills and Employment Director, London First The fight to keep Britain front and centre of the global stage intensifies as we race towards Brexit. Investing in our international student market will be a wise move if we’re to

January 11, 2018 0 comments

Bigger, bolder braver; how far could housing strategy go?

Blog Mairead Carroll, Programme Director, Housing In his foreword for the draft London Housing Strategy (LHS) the Mayor writes that “London’s housing crisis is the single biggest barrier to prosperity, growth, and fairness facing Londoners today.” Once the final version of

December 21, 2017 0 comments

London looks to post-Brexit future with a new plan for jobs and growth

Blog Angus Knowles-Cutler, Deloitte London Office Managing Partner and U.K. Vice Chairman With the clock ticking towards Brexit, London’s economy faces significant challenges and opportunities. We cannot take the capital’s success for granted, particularly with current uncertainty showing no signs of

December 14, 2017 0 comments

Shaking up the PRS sector through business-gov partnership

Blog Natasha Ryan, Campaigns Manager London First is working with the Cabinet Office to help steer a strong partnership between government and business to tackle London’s housing crisis, and there’s a firm commitment from both sides. We joined this week’s round

December 13, 2017 0 comments

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