The 2018 ScaleUp Business Survey is here. What is needed to help businesses achieve scale in the UK?
The London Growth Hub, the LEAP’s online business support portal, has launched its brand-new ‘Meet the Buyer’ programme.
From container parks to pop ups, we are seeing an increasing number of ‘meanwhile spaces’ being used across London. ‘Meanwhile spaces’ serve as short-term solutions: landowners decide to open up a space, rather than hoard it, using the extra time to draw up permanent plans for the site or wait for planning permissions.
As London’s population continues to grow, and with the constant change that the manufacturing, finance, retail, tech, creative and logistics sectors face, the capital needs to find new ways of enabling growth that encourages economic activity and allows housing delivery.
Ambitious plans by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, and Mayor of Newham, Rokhsana Fiaz, for the £314 million regeneration of the Royal Docks in east London over the next five years have been given the green light by the LEAP Board today.
The Mayor of London has announced a new round of Crowdfund London, which offers funding of up to £50,000 from the LEAP offered to match crowdfunding campaigns launched by organisations seeking to deliver civic improvement projects.
The Mayor of London announced his new Civic Innovation Challenge (CIC) at the launch of London Tech Week. The CIC is part funded by LEAP and forms part of the London Growth Hub’s business support offer. By linking tech startups with leading companies and public bodies the CIC aims to help London overcome key issues with creative solutions.