13 December 2017
On Wednesday 13th December 2017, the Mayor launched the consultation draft of his Economic Development Strategy (EDS) at the Federation of Small Businesses Winter Reception.
08 November 2017
On Wednesday 8th November, City Hall hosted the 2017 London Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) Summit. Representatives from BIDs across London and supporting organisations gathered in London’s Living Room for a day of dynamic discussion, workshops and celebration of the hard work that London’s BIDs do to help improve our city.
19 October 2017
On 19th October, as a part of the partially-LEAP funded London Enterprise Advisers Network, Team London made their way to Lord’s Cricket Ground to help 260 young people from across London kick-start their careers. The event, called ‘Explore Your Horizons’ saw 190 business volunteers give these young people advice and guidance on possible career options.
28 September 2017
On Thursday 28th September LEAP, Camden Town Unlimited and the FSB launched a key report into the impact of the 2017 revaluation of business rates. The research, commissioned by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) and Camden Town Unlimited, shows that there is a need for reform of the English business rates system to limit its impact on London firms.
29 June 2017
Today the London Economic Action Partnership (LEAP) launched the Good Growth Fund, a £70miliomn regeneration programme to support growth and community development in London.
28 June 2017
The second LEAP Board meeting took place in the Royal Docks on Wednesday 28 June. The meeting was hosted by APB, the GLA’s development partner on the Royal Albert Dock site, and coincided with the groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction on this £1.7bn commercial development.
28 November 2016
The Deputy Mayor for Business Rajesh Agrawal was the keynote speaker for the London Co-Investment Fund networking event, held at City Hall on Monday November 28th.
The quarterly meet is for companies that have previously received finance from the investment fund.