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The difficult truth about London’s roads

Blog Richard Dilks, Programme Director, Transport  We really can’t carry on as we are – that’s the simple (but difficult) truth about London’s roads. The traffic on them is not in a good way, which is old news. Perhaps this is

December 5, 2017 0 comments

London just got a little bit smarter

Blog Dr David Lutton, Executive Director, Policy, London First London just got a little bit smarter Having led the business voice for the creation of London’s first ever Chief Digital Officer (CDO), we’re pleased to have hosted Theo Blackwell, at Airbnb

November 28, 2017 0 comments

Sealing the deal to keep tourism thriving

Blog Matt Hill, Programme Director, Tourism and Retail, London First  When you think about Industrial Strategy, tourism might not be the first sector to spring to mind. You’re more likely to conjure images of manufacturing or heavy industry, rather than hotels

November 27, 2017 0 comments

Delivering action on the skills agenda

Blog Mark Hilton, Skills and Employment Director, London First Today was Skills Friday for London First.  At our flagship Skills London event – the UK’s largest jobs and skills event – we delivered real action on the skills agenda which is

November 24, 2017 0 comments

A welcome budget for housing and planning reforms

Blog   Sara Parkinson, Programme Director, London First Some might say the Chancellor left the best for last when he announced the housing and planning reforms in yesterday’s Budget Statement. The Chancellor placed a strong emphasis on planning, acknowledging that tackling the

November 23, 2017 0 comments

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