22nd September 2020 10:00am – 11:00am
These informal virtual roundtables provide senior business leaders — chairs and CEOs — in membership with the opportunity to discuss the impact of Covid-19 on business, the capital and the economy and to look ahead to what business and the government will need to focus on to support the capital’s recovery. All discussions take place under the Chatham House rule.
24th September 2020 10:00am – 11:00am
Join us for a personal briefing from Simon Gallagher, Planning Director at MHCLG to hear more about the Government’s thinking behind the Planning White Paper and their proposed reforms.
Due to the forthcoming Devolution White Paper, it was not possible to provide any detail on London specifically, but this will be a chance to pose questions to Simon on what the reforms could mean for London.
30th September 2020 11:00am – 12:00pm
As part of our series of events with the leaders of London’s most vibrant boroughs, please join us for a webinar briefing with Councillor Rachael Robathan, Leader of Westminster City Council.
This event will be an excellent opportunity to hear the Leader discuss both her priorities for Westminster and the key challenges and opportunities for growth in the borough.
In collaboration with Grosvenor
30th September 2020 4:00pm – 5:30pm
The RTPI ‘State of the Profession’ research last year found that 40% of planners are female. However, a report by Women in Planning, also in 2019, highlighted that only 17% of women fill director and above roles in private planning consultancy.
In collaboration with Montagu Evans and Women in Planning
7th October 2020 10:00am – 11:15am
One of the most important lessons of Covid19 is that Education & Skills really matter. They are the only way to ensure future generations can deal with the challenges of global development, health and Climate Change. I am delighted to be hosting a roundtable discussion on this theme.
8th October 2020 11:00am – 12:00pm
Join us for a conversation between Paul Scully MP, Minister for London, and Andy Sylvester, Deputy Editor at City A.M., reflecting on the Conservative Conference. We expect to discuss key issues including the Government’s plans for securing the post-pandemic economic recovery; the UK’s future trading relationship with the EU; and what levelling-up means for London.
In collaboration with Grosvenor
9th October 2020 9:30am – 11:30am
Join us for our annual London First and Planning Officers Society London planning discussion, rescheduled from March.
This virtual roundtable discussion will largely focus on the Planning White Paper. We look forward to a lively cross-sector debate about what the Government’s proposals could mean for London.
In collaboration with British Land
12th October 2020 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Attack the Skills Opportunity – The Government’s Plan for Jobs supporting business for a skills-led recovery
London First webinar with the Department for Education kindly hosted by Grant Thornton
In collaboration with Grant Thornton
13th October 2020 11:00am – 12:30pm
Join us in conversation with Tom Copley, Deputy Mayor for Housing and Residential Development at the GLA.
In collaboration with Peabody
15th October 2020 11:00am – 12:00pm
Join us for a briefing with LocatED, an arms-length body to the Department for Education. It is responsible for buying and developing sites in England to help deliver new school places for thousands of children.
20th October 2020 9:00am – 21st October 2020 2:00pm
24th November 2020 11:00am – 12:00pm
As part of our series of events with the leaders of London’s most vibrant boroughs, please join us for a webinar briefing with Councillor Stephen Alambritis, Leader of Merton Council.
This event will be an excellent opportunity to hear the Leader discuss both his priorities for Merton and the key challenges and opportunities for growth in the borough.
In collaboration with Dar