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.
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.
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
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
LCCI has warned that the absence of detail from ministers on key Brexit requirements for business will see the UK miss out on new economic opportunities. Publishing a new report: Two years on from the Referendum: What London businesses need from Brexit, the Chamber has warned that government is failing businesses in several areas –
London has a greater reliance on foreign workers than the rest of the UK. The capital has long been a hub for immigration and EU workers make a vital contribution to the London and wider UK economy. LCCI-commissioned research found that the capital is three times more reliant on foreign workers than the rest of
London businesses have called on the government to undertake necessary infrastructure enhancement now to ensure English ports can fully support the economy post-Brexit. The call followed a Dover – Calais fact-finding trip where an London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) delegation was briefed onsite about on port operations. LCCI Policy Director, Sean McKee said: “With
Tom Evans joined a recent LCCI visit to Dover and Calais to discover what was in store for the ports post-Brexit During the summer of 2015, a French ferry workers strike resulted in a tailback of 7,000 lorries that stretched all the way from Dover to Maidstone. Now, with 1.2 million vehicles passing through the port
Forget notions about a ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ Brexit, London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) members are calling for a pragmatic Brexit, which at its heart places emphasis on maintaining the capital’s competitiveness, now and into the future. Following the momentous result of the 23 June 2016 LCCI has published two reports specifically on Brexit