News, views and updates from LCCI
The influence blog is a monthly update on LCCI’s work acting as the voice of London businesses.
Next year, the Mayor of London will begin implementing an Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) in the capital – as part of a package of measures to help tackle London's air pollution.
The Secretary of State for Transport, the Rt. Hon Chris Grayling MP, yesterday addressed more than one hundred London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) members at an event chaired by LCCI Chief Executive, Colin Stanbridge at The Royal Institution of Great Britain.
Today LCCI members took part in a Q&A session with the Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer and MP for Hayes and Harlington, the Rt Hon John McDonnell.
At the breakfast briefing at the Goring Hotel in Victoria, the Shadow Chancellor updated LCCI members on Labour’s view on Brexit, described by Mr McDonnell as the ‘elephant in the room’.
According to our recent survey, 1 in 4 London businesses (24%) are unaware of new data protection regulation. We put together some pointers to help you prepare.
In our latest submission to TfL, LCCI welcomed a new cycle and pedestrian crossing between Canary Wharf and Rotherhithe, on the condition that the new crossing is built alongside road crossings further East.
We welcome the renewed focus on skills and the publication of the first dedicated citywide Skills for Londoners Strategy. London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) will look to play an active role in contributing to a successful skills landscape in London, including through our relaunched Work and Employment Policy Advisory Committee, our research work and polling.
In our latest submission to Transport for London, LCCI broadly supports plans for the pedestrianisation of Oxford Street so long as concerns - particularly around freight access - are properly addressed.