The LEP’s Skills and Employment Working Group, in consultation with stakeholders, commissioned a series of research papers to support its work in the following areas: Incentivised Skills Funding; Apprenticeships; and Employer Engagement
The aim of this study was to review current supply and demand for different types of finance and then identify the size, scale and type of funding gaps. The study considered whether there was evidence to justify a new publicly-backed finance initiative for SMEs in London.
'Self-employment in London' (April 2013) was commissioned by the LEP and draws on numerous datasets to gain a better understanding of self-employment in London.
SKM's Colin Buchanan was commissioned by GLA Economics in August 2012 to revise the employment growth distribution forecasts previously developed in 2009, which are derived from calculations of transport accessibility. The study involved:
The report provides a description of London’s labour market as it stands today, together with a broad indication of the possible future path of London’s labour market (and associated qualification requirements) based on a number of simplifying assumptions.
The London Employment Sites Database (LESD) is a database that records employment developments in the pipeline and recently completed developments in London.
The aim of this report is to provide a comprehensive statistical analysis of firms and jobs in the Greater London area.