ULEZ – confusion amongst London’s businesses

Just three days before its introduction last month, many businesses in the capital were unclear about various aspects of the Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ), according to polling released by LCCI.  The polling of 571 London business decision makers, weighted to be representative of London businesses by size and broad industry sector, was carried out by

Right immigration system key to post-Brexit future

London’s businesses and public have said that allowing London to set its own immigration targets (for people with key skills) is the most important thing to keep the capital successful post-Brexit, whilst tackling knife crime should be the capital’s highest priority after Brexit. The polling, released last month by London Chamber of Commerce and Industry

London business backs more tax retention for local government

As councils across London met last month to set their council tax levels for the first financial year ahead, polling released by London Chamber of Commerce and Industry showed that three in five London business leaders think that allowing local government to have greater control over tax levels would have a positive impact on the

London businesses confidence plummets

London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) latest economic survey has highlighted the loss of confidence in the London and UK economy amongst the capital’s businesses. The government, London’s Mayor, and the Mayoral election candidates have been urged by the Chamber to urgently act upon the findings. The Capital 500 Quarterly Economic Survey for the last quarter

LCCI PA Club Showcase Evening Review

LCCI PA Club runs a Showcase Evening event twice a year, in April and October, to connect London’s PA community with top hospitality and leisure suppliers all under one roof. Complimentary for our LCCI PA Club members the Showcase Evening takes place at an exclusive venue and includes a programme of talks and workshops designed

LCCI on Instagram

London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) recently launched an Instagram account showcasing the people behind our expanding business network. Rishi Patel from The Currency Account is one of our latest additions, read his profile to see what gets him motivated in the workplace: “I started The Currency Account to help SMEs and charities save money on international transfers, including

The housing debate – no silver bullet

London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) recently brought together two key players in the ongoing housing debate – Tony Pidgley CBE, chairman of The Berkeley Group plc and Cllr Darren Rodwell, Leader of the Council, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham – to put their views to 150 business leaders and owners ranging from

Overhauling the capital’s skills system

Significant changes need to be made to skills and training provision in London if the capital is to continue to thrive. That was the outcome of a report by LCCI and London Councils launched earlier this year. London Business 1000: Assessing the capital’s skills challenge (based on an annual survey of more than 1000 London

Networking for women in the workplace

In her role as an ambassador, Angela Griffiths works with the Corporate Engagement Team at Middlesex University to develop and enhance relationships with employers and external partners and build up strategic partnerships. Angela’s principal role with the university is networking and she is a member of many business networks but has a particular interest in

London businesses worried about the cost of business space

More than half of London companies have business space concerns, according to a recent poll carried out by ComRes for London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI). The survey found that 55 per cent of London’s firms are worried about business space – matching the figure recorded in last year’s survey. The most frequently cited concern