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Nursing now a more desirable career than banking, say young jobseekers

NewsNews & resources Young people want “more than money” as helping people emerges as top career motivation Over 80% think their parents and grandparents had it easier when it comes to finding a job London’s young jobseekers are less confident now about securing

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

What the budget means for London business: our round-up

News This year’s Budget committed to “build a Britain fit for all”, with the Chancellor pledging to deliver on the PM’s promise to tackle the housing crisis and hailing the economy as one that “continues to confound those who seek to

November 22, 2017 0 comments

Waiting with bated breath for CIL reform

Blog Sara Parkinson, Programme Director, London First With the arrival of Budget day, the development and planning sector will be keen to see the government make a firm commitment to review the planning gain system comprising Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) and

November 22, 2017 0 comments

Will the new London Plan deliver for London?

Blog Sara Parkinson, Programme Director, London First For the first time in almost a decade, a new London Plan will be published for consultation on 29 November.  The Plan will set out the Mayor’s strategic policies to guide development and growth

November 16, 2017 0 comments

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