London Young Chamber gathers pace

A school gymnasium packed with hundreds of teenagers might not be everyone’s ideal place to spend an evening, but for seven Chamber members it was recently their Wednesday night destination of choice. Marking Young Chamber’s first major activity of the autumn term, Croydon Chamber members, Andall Legal, The HR Dept, Scaramanga Marketing and Coversure Croydon joined forces

The future of trade relationships between the UK and the rest of the world

At her speech at the Conservative Party Conference, the Prime Minister referred to ‘Global Britain’. She talked about ‘a country with the self-confidence and the freedom to look beyond the continent of Europe and to the economic and diplomatic opportunities of the wider world’.  This theme was a constant in the referendum campaign and also

London businesses and Brexit

London business are concerned – but not panicking – about Brexit, according to a widereaching new LCCI report London Businesses and Brexit: reactions, expectations and requirements. The report is the result of polling more than 500 businesses by ComRes, and in-depth roundtable discussions with LCCI members over the summer. It is clear that London firms

Under construction

Mark Collins, chairman of residential at CBRE, has taken over the reins of LCCI’s property and construction committee. The committee acts as an advisory panel, influencing Chamber policy as the organisation puts forward views and lobbies to local and national government for the best interests of businesses in areas such as housing, skills shortages, and

London – most powerful global city

London has been named as the world’s leading global city for business, innovation and culture for the fifth consecutive year according to a report released last month by the Mori Memorial Foundation’s Urban Strategies Institute. The 2016 Global Power City Index ranked London as the leading overall city, highlighting the capital’s strong cultural offering, ease

Brexit hiatus – infrastructure and housing investment crucial

More than four in five London businesses say increased investment in infrastructure is important for the UK economy in the period between the referendum and the start of Brexit negotiations according to a new survey by ComRes for London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI). The poll of more than 500 business leaders found that

Sadiq Khan’s plan for one new East London road crossing just isn’t enough

After years of lobbying for more fixed river crossings east of Tower Bridge, Sadiq Khan’s announcement yesterday that the Silvertown tunnel, along with a DLR extension from Gallions Reach towards Thamesmead and a cycle bridge between Rotherhithe and Canary Wharf, will get the go-ahead is hugely welcome news for London. But he must not stop

Find out who will be exhibiting at the LCCI PA Club Showcase Morning

The London Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (LCCI) Abigail Henry tells us why if you are a Personal Assistant (PA), Executive Assistant (EA), Office Manager or Event Booker – you should book your free place at the LCCI PA Club’s Showcase Morning on 5 October. What is the PA Club Showcase Morning? It’s an event for