New details emerge on the London LEP

New details emerged yesterday regarding the make up and role of the London Local Enterprise Partnership ("LEP") at the final Future of London Development and Renewal Seminar. Exploring the implications for private sector growth in the capital, Mark Kleinman from the GLA gave us a run down of the latest proposals for the London LEP. The LEP … [Read more...]

Private sector renewal

Our event at London's Living Room covered various angles, each with a take on the role of the private sector in development and renewal in London.  Finally we got a bit more detail on what the role of London's Local Economic Partnership (LEP) will be from Mark Kleinman at the GLA.  Promoting skills and employment, attracting investment and … [Read more...]

9 June: Private Sector Renewal

The final session in our Development and Renewal series will look at how local authorities can best work with the private sector in securing development and renewal in London. With the creation of a London Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), the introduction of the Community Infrastructure Levy and the planned localisation of business rates, … [Read more...]

London LEP given the go-ahead

It has been a busy week for the economic development sector in London, culminating in today's news that Boris Johnson's planned London Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has been given the green light. Meanwhile, the two other bids featuring London Boroughs, in the Thames Gateway and London Anglia, will not be moving forward at the present … [Read more...]

Latest on London LEPs

The Government's deadline for Local Enterprise Partnership ("LEP") proposals came and went yesterday without further clarification for the status of LEPs in London. Given the lack of Government guidance throughout, and the shifting regional picture, it has been unclear from the outset what role, if any, LEPs are expected to play in London. The … [Read more...]