London’s BIDs have today called on the Government to take action to protect the vibrancy of local high streets, save jobs and prevent damage to commercial activity across the nation’s capital.
New SME trade mission opportunities to the United States, China and Hong Kong will help London businesses make the most of exporting.
Meeting with Dr Vince Cable MP, the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills on Tuesday (10 February 2015), business representatives from the London Enterprise Panel (LEP) argued for the protection of the city’s vital office space from recent and planned changes to planning law.
The London Enterprise Panel has been allocated £58m of Government funding that has the potential to support up to 2,400 new jobs, revitalise London's high streets, build new training facilities and create exciting new places of work.
Last year, Shared Intelligence (Si) was commissioned by the Greater London Authority (GLA) to carry out a governance review of the LEP. In carrying out this work Si interviewed the vast majority of LEP members and a number of stakeholders.
We are pleased to confirm that the LEP funded London Co-Investment Fund has completed its first investment, just one month after the fund was launched. Find out more here.
London’s schools and colleges are looking to meet London’s growing digital economy needs but need support from industry, government and other stakeholders to make this happen. Find out how you can contribute to the development of the LEP's £5m programme to help deliver this ambition.