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.
Getting our capital back to growth
This paper summarises the immediate actions needed from London’s businesses and policymakers as the city unlocks. It is supported by a number of underlying working papers which, given the fluidity of the situation, are being regularly updated
Getting Apprentices Back to Work
Our report with North West Business Leadership Team (NWBLT) details a seven-point plan to save apprenticeship system including increased flexibility in the use of Levy funds to financial relief for Levy-funded apprenticeships
Joint business groups letter on recovery to the Prime Minister
London First and a group of leading business groups and associations in the capital wrote to the Prime Minister with a list of actions and steps to take during recovery from the crisis.
Squaring the circle — Funding London’s transport pipeline and levelling up
London First has been considering alternative ways of funding London’s transport infrastructure needs for some time and this paper draws on a workshop held in partnership with KPMG in January 2020.
High Streets Manifesto
Our report calling for changes to planning and development rules and cutting red tape to unlock the potential of the high street, and to support London’s start-ups and entrepreneurs.