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West London Business Awards 2017 winners announced

The Polish Bakery, based in Park Royal, scooped three awards at the 2017 West London Business Awards, including the title of West London Company of the Year.

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SEGRO Plan to Keep London Working

A report commissioned by SEGRO says that it is crucial to halt the loss of London’s industrial land now, in order to sustain the city as it continues to grow.

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Sadiq backs Devo report

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has endorsed the findings of a report that calls for further powers to be devolved to the capital in the aftermath of the decision to leave the European Union.

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Mayor announces tree cash

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan has announced £750,000 of funding to plant more than 40,000 new trees across the capital.

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Future of London says boroughs key to PRS

‘Build to Rent’ housing designed and managed specifically for private renters is on the rise in London – there were four times as many private rented sector (PRS) schemes in development at the end of 2016 than in the previous … Continue reading

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Goldsmith to lead anti-R3 campaign

The former Richmond Park MP Zac Goldsmith is to lead the four-council campaign against Heathrow expansion.

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Private Business Awards open for nominations

Nominations are now open for the 2017 UK Private Business Awards – often referred to as the Diamonds – which celebrate the best of UK private businesses and their contribution to communities and the UK economy.

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Wandsworth to hold Nine Elms building jobs fair

Wandsworth Council are holidng a free construction recruitment event later in January 2017, showcasing the range of jobs and starter roles available through the Nine Elms regeneration programme.

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Sadiq to write London industrial strategy

In a speech at the London Government Dinner, Sadiq Khan has asked the capital’s political and business leaders to work with him to develop a new industrial strategy for London.

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Agenda for jobs and growth in London launched

London First has launched a new version of ‘London 2036: An agenda for jobs and growth’.

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Major changes for London LEP

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced the new membership of London’s Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).

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Sadiq publishes estate regen guide

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has published a draft good practice guide for estate regeneration, adherence to which would be a condition of GLA funding for any such scheme.

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SEGRO celebrates the success of its London Community Fund

SEGRO has celebrated the success of its London Community Fund, launched in 2015, which is designed to support grass root community projects across the capital.

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Harrow to auction library and lodge

Harrow Council is to sell a former library and Pinner Lodge at auction.

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TfL will not take over suburban rail

The Mayor of London reacted angrily to the Government announcement that suburban rail franchises would not come under the management of TfL.

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Mayor announces plans to help secure London’s affordable workspace

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced plans to recruit a team of entrepreneurs and business leaders to help protect London’s workshops, studios and workspaces.

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Sadiq unveils Digital talent programme

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has unveiled a £7m programme to arm young Londoners with the skills they need to access jobs in the capital’s digital, technology and creative industries.

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Co-Investment funds tops £2.5m

The Mayor of London has invested £2.5m in start ups since the EU Referendum from his Co-Investment fund.

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Sadiq sets out affordable homes plan

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has set out new planning rules which aim to speed up the building of more affordable housing, alongside plans for how the £3.15bn investment announced in the Autumn Statement will support 90,000 new affordable … Continue reading

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Mayor welcomes Autumn Statement

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today welcomed commitments by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, as the first steps towards a major devolution deal for London.

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