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lookwest still Capital

lookwestlondon is now the official news feed for Capital West London, the collaborative inward investment and trade venture for the seven West London Boroughs. Your favourite West London economic and development news feed is now on the Capital West London … Continue reading

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1500 Middlesex University students helping with coronavirus response

Middlesex University (MDX) is providing continuous personal development training to returning NHS retirees and supporting Tavistock Clinic wellbeing programme . As part of London Healthcare Education Group, MDX works alongside all London higher education institutions and NHS partners that deliver … Continue reading

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Sustainable Construction

An online panel session run by West London Business discussed sustainable construction, and the issues which might be obstructing its more enthusiastic adoption by the construction sector. Nick Belsten, of WSP, kicked the discussion off with one of the key … Continue reading

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West London gets share of good growth funds

The final round of the Mayor of London’s Good Growth fund has given West London projects a share of the £24m on offer. Launched in 2017 and delivered in partnership with the London Economic Action Partnership (LEAP), the Good Growth … Continue reading

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London is no.2 in KPMG tech league

The 2020 Technology Innovation Hubs report includes perspectives from KPMG’s latest global Technology Industry Innovation Survey, now in its eighth year. More than 800 global technology industry leaders ranked the cities and countries that are leading innovation centers. The publication … Continue reading

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London Growth Hub roadshow visits Hammersmith

A new decade means change for every small and growing business. It means new opportunities as technologies emerge, markets develop, consumer tastes change and business needs evolve. It’s a time when every small business needs to ask itself: are we … Continue reading

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Join the West London Property Lunch

The West London Spring Property Lunch will take place on Friday 27 March 2020 at Fulham Palace, 1pm. This Spring, with the support of Better Futures and WSP, the spotlight will be on CleanTech and green construction. The WLB property … Continue reading

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West London start-ups win big

West London companies have won half the awards available at the London Business Awards 2020. The London Business Awards are a celebration of some of the most exciting companies and entrepreneurs based in the UK capital, showcasing their success stories … Continue reading

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London Councils launch City of Opportunity guide

London Councils have launched their 2020 Guide to Development in London – “the City of Opportunity” – reaffirming their commitment to securing the investment that ensures “London continues to thrive”. The guide is used by each of the 32 boroughs … Continue reading

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Westfield report points way for retail as a community hub

 Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield has published the unveils the latest version of its “How we shop” report, this one focussing on how retail might change in the next decade, which provides some important pointers for town centres. “Westfield How We Shop: The Next … Continue reading

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Crossrail to open in 2021

Crossrail has issued its latest update on progress to complete the Elizabeth line and confirmed that it plans to open the central section between Paddington and Abbey Wood in summer 2021. This latest forecast is based on the current progress … Continue reading

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West London wins on sustainability and wellbeing

West London has four of the top ten boroughs for both sustainability and wellbeing, according to a new report from CBRE. CBRE’s Hot 100 identifies the top 10 boroughs in a number of categories, aiming to provide a snapshot of … Continue reading

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West London Hotels heat up

The London hotel development market is leading Europe in 2020, according to a new report, with West London the fastest growing part of the capital in the last year. HotelNewsNow has released a report on the pipeline of rooms for … Continue reading

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Expansion of West London internship programme announced

West London has some of the most successful Supported Internship programmes in the country, with a track record of helping young people with learning disabilities or difficulties into employment. Some 600 people attended the fifth annual Supported Internships Fair organised … Continue reading

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UWL scoops Business School of the Year award

The University of West London (UWL) has won Business School of the Year at the THE (Times Higher Education Awards), sometimes referred to as the “Oscars of higher education”. UWL’s Claude Littner Business School won the accolade in recognition of … Continue reading

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New focus for Old Oak and Park Royal regeneration

The Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC) has set out a revised approach to deliver the proposed tens of thousands of new homes and jobs through collaboration with major public sector landowners. The regeneration of Old Oak, Park … Continue reading

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Stiglitz and Cable appear at Middlesex Uni debate

Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz, former Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable and BBC Newsnight’s Economics Editor Ben Chu were guest speakers at the bumper event as part of the MDX Journalism Conversation Series. In front of a packed out hall, … Continue reading

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West London Business Awards shortlist announced

The judging panel of the West London Business Awards 2020 has announed its shortlist. The Awards, now in their seventh year, recognise the outstanding achievements of organisations and individuals across five themes: SME sector leadership, sustainable & responsible business, economic … Continue reading

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Capital West London gets international coverage

fDi Magazine, an FT group publication, has featured the Capital West London programme in a recent article. It was produced after an fDi Magazine journalist attended the Capital West London Growth Summit 2019, and talks about the partnership between West … Continue reading

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Capital West London publishes Creative Manifesto

Capital West London, the groundbreaking inward investment and trade promotion programme commissioned by the West London Alliance, has published a manifesto  for the Creative Industries in West London, aimed at cementing the sub-region’s place as the best location for a … Continue reading

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