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
The London workforce needs a huge boost to its digital ability to ensure it has the appropriate business skills, according to the latest LCCI Capital 500 Quarterly Economic Survey (QES). More than 500 businesses in London were asked how the capital could ensure it has access to the skills it needs. The ways most commonly
Today, London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) called on City Hall to appoint a Freight Commissioner to lead on freight and logistics in London, as the Mayor consults on a new Transport Strategy for the capital Why is this important? Freight plays a vital, if not always appreciated, role in our everyday lives. From
Recent government figures show that nearly half of all businesses suffered at least one cyber security breach or attack in the last 12 months. Cybercrime truly entered the public consciousness in May this year, when a global ransomware attack on thousands of private and public sector organisations crippled NHS services in some parts of the
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