Tag: LCCI

The housing debate – no silver bullet

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

New Chair for LCCI’s economy and enterprise committee

Mary-Ann Wright, a partner at DWF LLP, has been appointed chair of the LCCI’s flagship economy and enterprise committee, taking over from Mishcon de Reya’s Elliot Moss. Head of family law at the firm’s City of London, Birmingham and Bristol offices, Wright has particular experience representing SMEs and senior individuals within the insurance, finance and

Rwanda and Tanzania trade targets for London business

East Africa is a regular destination for London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Trade Missions with Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda providing the usual market stops. This year however Rwanda was selected for a trade visit. Mission manager Ruma Deb reports. Last month marked LCCI’s and UKTI London’s first visit to Rwanda, hardly surprising

How the next Mayor can help London businesses to thrive

Housing, skills, and digital connections should be high on new mayor’s agenda to ensure London remains a great place for businesses and their employees. In the recent London mayoral hustings, aspiring candidates have been at pains to persuade us that they will make sure the capital remains a great place in which to live and

London must not be left behind

London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has called for renewed investment ahead of next month’s Spending Review. Making representations to the Treasury the Chamber has said that the government must ensure that London is not overlooked or left behind in the push to secure roll-out of greater devolution across England. LCCI Chief Executive Colin Stanbridge (below) said: