October

October
31
8:00am
31 October 2019 8:00am – 10:45am

Skilling London series: Establishing ‘Good Work’ Practices with Matthew Taylor, CEO, RSA

What are the barriers to life-long learning and what do we need to do to overcome them?
Invitation only

Matthew Taylor, author of the Taylor Review into Good Work, will be speaking on how London can establish good work practices that support employees to undertake training and learning throughout their lives, crucial given the changing nature of work. A workshop will follow to identify the tangible actions needed for London to undergo a reskilling revolution.

To register your interest in attending this event, please email lfevents@​londonfirst.​co.​uk

November

November
12
6:00pm
12 November 2019 6:00pm – 8:00pm

London First in conversation with Sir Peter Hendy CBE, Chairman of Network Rail

Followed by drinks reception and partner dinner
Invitation only

Sir Peter has been Chair of Network Rail since July 2015, and Chair of the London Legacy Development Corporation since July 2017. Prior to that, he was Transport for London’s Commissioner (2006 – 2015), having served since 2001 as TfL’s Managing Director of Surface Transport.

Hosted by Freshfields

November
15
9:00am
15 November 2019 9:00am – 11:30am

Harnessing the talents of all - Ensuring London has access to the skills it needs

Skills London 2019 Panel Discussion
Invitation only

Join us on the morning of London First’s Skills London 2019, where we will be bringing together educational experts, business leaders, London Government and young people to debate what are the barriers holding back less advantaged communities in London from accessing skills and work.

Following the discussion, we are delighted to announce that the Mayor of London will be joining us for the Opening Ceremony of Skills London.

Located at ExCel London

November
15
9:30am
15 November 2019 9:30am – 16 November 2019 4:00pm

Skills London 2019

Public

Brought to you by London First and delivered with Prospects Events, Skills London is the UK’s biggest jobs and careers event for 15 – 24 year olds, taking place on 15 & 16 November 2019 at ExCeL, from 9.30a

Flagship Event

November
27
6:00pm
27 November 2019 6:00pm – 8:30pm

London First Executive PA Drinks Reception

Invitation only

It’s that time of year again! Yes, Christmas is creeping up on us and before you know it, the Christmas lights will be switched on and our to do lists will be filled with Christmas gift ideas. 

Hosted by The O2

December

December
4
8:15am
4 December 2019 8:15am – 9:30am

London First Chair's breakfast with Paul Drechsler CBE

Invitation only
These informal breakfast roundtables provide senior business leaders in membership with the opportunity to give and take on current trends and the key challenges they face in the Capital and the rest of the UK. This year’s events will focus on London First’s Next Horizon project which aims to understand how we can keep London at the top of its game following our exit from the European Union. All members are encouraged to send a CEO, Chair or equivalent leader so that we can gather as broad and diverse set of views.
December
4
6:00pm
4 December 2019 6:00pm – 8:30pm

The London Plan- the outcome of the Examination in Public (EiP) process

Invitation only

This event will give members the opportunity to discuss the Examination in Public (EiP) process with the Deputy Mayor and Jennifer Peters, the GLA’s Lead Officer on the London Plan, and hear first-hand how the Mayor is responding to the Inspectors’ report and intending to take the Plan forward to adoption.

Hosted by BNP Paribas Real Estate

January

January
28
6:45pm
28 January 2020 6:45pm

Building London Planning Awards 2020

Flagship Event

January
30
8:30am
30 January 2020 8:30am

Building London Summit 2020

Flagship Event