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How competitive is London?

News Our review of London’s competitiveness 2012 identifies London as a leading international business centre and the leading international financial centre.  It shows that despite increased competition, particularly from emerging markets, London continues to perform well. However, despite a recent improvement

December 11, 2012 0 comments

Reaction to Chancellor George Osborne’s Autumn Statement

News Reacting to today’s Autumn Statement, Baroness Jo Valentine, chief executive of London First said: “We applaud the commitment to extending the Northern Line to Battersea. This will bring economic growth, homes and jobs to a neglected part of London. “The

December 5, 2012 0 comments

Today’s apprentices: tomorrow’s capital

News This morning, the Government published the results of an independent review into the future of apprenticeships in England. The Richard Review recognises the good provision that exists today, with many committed employers delivering valuable opportunities for their apprentices, and makes

November 28, 2012 0 comments

Boris Johnson opens Skills London 2012

News London Mayor, Boris Johnson today launched London’s biggest careers and skills event, Skills London at ExCel London. Over the next two days, some  30,000 15 – 24 year olds will be able to explore opportunities for jobs, apprenticeships or further

November 23, 2012 0 comments

Taxing London for UK growth

News Our new paper on tax policy argues that stability is the key to a competitive tax regime and proposes five steps the government should take to make London’s tax regime effective. These include scrapping the bank levy, further income tax

November 20, 2012 0 comments

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