News, views and updates from LCCI
The Government has announced that lockdown restrictions will apply to the whole of England from Thursday, 5 November. The new restrictions will last for four weeks, until Wednesday 2 December. The Government intends for the tiered system of restrictions to resume after this period.
A positive response to working from home in a crisis is critical to your mental health and wellbeing. Read useful tips from Heart of the City, LCCI staff and beyond.
London Chamber of Commerce and Industry participate in the London Strategic Coordination Group (SCG): Business Subgroup on COVID-19 business-related impacts. View our weekly coronavirus updates that we issue to the multi-agency resilience group.
LCCI teamed up with the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) to deliver the first hustings of the 2020 London Mayoral campaign.
With the capital’s population expected to reach around 10 million by 2030, London’s transport system will continue to face increased overcrowding and congestion. It is critical that London’s transport network continues to grow, and the Bakerloo Line Extension (BLE) has a vital role to play.
LCCI has written to key candidates across London’s 73 constituencies setting out the priorities for the capital’s businesses.
London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) and Fragomen LLP co-hosted a seminar on 29 October to set out the steps employers can take to mitigate the risks and the contingency measures that can be put in place, in preparation for a possible no deal Brexit.
This page provides an update concerning documentation that may be used in international trade in case of a no-deal Brexit. Given the level of uncertainty surrounding the current negotiations, businesses are advised to ‘hope for the best and prepare for the worst’ i.e. gear up as far as possible for a no deal situation, be it on October 31 or after a delay of a matter of months. With regard to Certificates of Origin and ATA Carnets, the following should be noted.
The re-introduction of the post study work visa, which will allow international students to stay in the UK for two years after graduation to find a job - with no cap on numbers and no restriction on the kinds of jobs students can seek, gained a lot of attention last week.
The Department for Education released apprenticeship and levy statistics for England yesterday. Figures show there have been 361,400 apprenticeship starts between August 2018 and June 2019, a welcome increase of 19,700 starts.