Author: London Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Hear from Labour party leader Rt Hon Jeremy Corbyn MP at the British Chambers of Commerce Business and Education Summit

How can business and education providers work together to help young people succeed in their careers? Join the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) on Thursday 6 July to hear from other influential names in the worlds of business and education including, among others, Neil Carmichael (Former chair, Education Select Committee), Rt Hon Sir Vince Cable

Progress report – Sadiq Khan’s year in office

Last month Mayor of London Sadiq Khan marked his first year in office. London’s highly- respected newspaper The Evening Standard assessed how he was doing on the major issues facing the capital – policing, housing, business, the environment and transport. Most progress had been made in the areas of business and the economy, and the

Cyber attacks – advice from NCSC

Following last month’s global coordinated ransomware attack on thousands of private and public sector organisations – most evident in the UK in the National Health Service – the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) reported no initial subsequent accounts of the same kind. But, the service added, it was important to understand that “the way these

Women in business

Last month two highly influential organisations in the capital announced new women in business leaders. The City of London Corporation’s policy chairman, succeeding Mark Boleat, is Catherine McGuinness who assumes the role after serving 20 years as an elected member, latterly as deputy chairman. Across the river at London & Partners Laura Citron was announced

Moonwalk 2017 – when London’s streets are paved with good intentions and pink feathers!

A few months ago – in a moment of madness – I agreed to do the night-time London Moonwalk, in aid of breast cancer research charity ‘Walk the Walk’. I am no night owl so this was a challenge but also a great opportunity to support the UK’s largest grant-making breast cancer charity. Unfortunately, like

Preparing for a post-Brexit Europe

London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has been clear from the outset that for any deal on a ‘post-Brexit Europe’ to succeed, the ‘will of business’ must be reflected. It will be, after all, businesses across Europe that will be at the forefront of making whatever new political arrangements that emerge from the negotiations

Building bridges and growing networks

It’s been almost a year since Sadiq Khan won the election and asked me to become his deputy mayor for business. With his commitment to become the most pro-business Mayor London had ever seen, he handed me the formidable task of leading this effort, a task that was made more complicated when the UK voted