Central Government’s role in helping London drive recovery

New London First report drawing on analysis from Bain & Company highlights social and economic fallout of pandemic with call for levelling up to focus on communities rather than regions.

A manifesto for the next Mayor of London

Social Distancing Review — Letter to the Prime Minister

A joint letter from the Association of International Retail, London First, the Heart of London Business Alliance, UK Hospitality, and the New West End Company calling for the review into social distancing to be published as soon as possible

Land Fund #2: how the GLA could attract co-investment to help build more homes

Our new report with PwC highlights the potential of Greater London Authority (GLA) Land Fund to ramp-up housing delivery in the capital.

Consultation Response: Changes to the NPPF

Social Distancing Review — Letter to the Prime Minister

Beyond the headlines: UK business, Brexit and international trade

Annual General Meeting — Annual report summary 2021

Annual Report summary for our Annual General Meeting 2021.

Beyond the horizon 

A London First discussion paper on the urgency of strategy and support for the UK’s international connections

Budget 2021 Representation 

Budget 2021 Representation 

Consultation Response: Supporting housing delivery and public service infrastructure

Transport in London — New solutions for a changing city

London First & Arup outline options to secure the long-term future of transport and keep the capital competitive, including further devolution, smart road pricing and fares reform

Who lives in Build-To-Rent?

This report, by London First, British Property Federation and United Kingdom Apartments Association (UKAA), is a snapshot analysis of ten developments across London, and the diverse nature of their residents.

Commercial property in London: what matters now?

During the summer and early autumn, we spoke to a cross-section of our members who own and develop commercial property in Central London, alongside our members who are their advisors and tenants, to
understand the main issues currently facing the sector and the implications for the wider public policy challenges facing London.

An international travel testing regime to get business moving

A letter to the Global Travel Taskforce, from our Chief Executive, Jasmine Whitbread, on an international travel testing regime to get business moving.

Business Manifesto for Delivering Net Zero Carbon in London

Our report in partnership with WSP, and supported by our Net Zero Carbon Working Group, sets out the ambitious commitments and actions required by business to meet the capital’s decarbonisation challenge, and the key priorities for London’s government over the next mayoral term.

Business Rates Review: Call for Evidence — Tranche 1

Business Rates Review: Call for Evidence — Tranche 2

Changes to the Current Planning System — London First response

Planning for the Future: Consultation Response

Our consultation response on the Government’s proposed reforms of the planning system. The White Paper was published back in August and this response brings together London First and our members’ take on potentially the biggest overhaul of the planning system since 1945.

Comprehensive Spending Review 2020 submission

Comprehensive Spending Review 2020 submission

Data for London — Recommendations from the London Data Commission

Westminster City Plan 2019 – 2040: Hearing statements

London First written statements submitted in connection with the Westminster City Plan examination.

Skilling London

Our report in partnership with Lloyds Banking Group calls for more attention to be paid to transferable skills to drive a step-change in London’s skills performance.