The government has invested an unprecedented amount of public money into the Treasury to shore up the country not just once but again as we head into a second lockdowns. However, the reality is that some business casualties like Laura Ashley and Debenhams may have had their day and Covid did not cause their demise.
As the city continues to reopen safely, LCCI is supporting a citywide campaign, Because I’m a Londoner, that aims to get London’s economy going and encourages people to get behind their local businesses and rediscover their neighbourhoods.
With close to nine in ten businesses in the capital not currently employing apprentices, the LCCI and London Councils have called for a fully devolved apprenticeship service for London – something that new research shows business supports.
London is undoubtedly a great place in which to work and live. The UK capital is a global hub for business and culture, attracting a growing number of commercial headquarters and strong inward investment.
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 capital’s infrastructure needs.
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
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