Access to talent is central to London’s competitiveness. It is important that all companies can recruit the skills and experience they need to innovate and grow.
Like many of the systems and services Londoners take for granted, Business Improvement Districts have become integral to this complex city. Quantitative economic impact is still difficult to assess, but move from a high street managed by a solid BID to one without that support, and the difference is marked.
This summer the Chancellor asked areas across the UK to put forward proposals to further develop devolution deals with government, to allow regions to take control of how public money is spent in their local area.
In its 2014 Growth Deal, the London Enterprise Panel (LEP) proposed to Government that as part of developing a long term vision for skills devolution to the capital, the LEP would undertake a Skills Inquiry for London.
The prospectus for the third round of London's Growing Places Fund can be found on this page.
Download the prospectus for for the LEP's £20 million London Regeneration Fund aimed at re-energising the capital’s high streets by embracing the city’s incredible talent for creativity and technological innovation.
The London Enterprise Panel has today launched 'London Ambitions', a document setting out a vision for a London Careers Offer. The report, which can now be accessed here, proposes seven key elements to transform the landscape of careers and employment support for young people across London.