London Councils is encouraging Londoners to show their support for London’s local high streets and small independent businesses this Small Business Saturday.
Much-needed funding boost welcome but no ‘age of optimism’ for council finances – London Councils responds to the Budget and Spending Review
London Councils has welcomed the much-needed increase in funding announced by the Chancellor, while stating that the boost will not be enough to establish an age of optimism in local government finances.
Ahead of the Budget and Spending Review, London Councils emphasises the priorities for securing economic recovery and levelling up in the capital.
With the latest employment data showing the devastating impact Covid-19 has had on London’s economy, London Councils is launching a blueprint for how boroughs will work with the business community to boost recovery.
New research from London Councils suggests a rising tide of job losses due to Covid-19's continuing impact.
‘Bare minimum on addressing the homelessness crisis’ – London Councils responds to the Budget’s housing measures
The cross-party group London Councils has welcomed the Chancellor’s decision to extend the £20-a-week uplift to Universal Credit for six months, but describes this as the “bare minimum” needed to stop homelessness rates increasing even further.
The upcoming Budget must support London’s recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic by giving local government the funding and powers to ignite the economy and boost jobs in an inclusive way, according to membership group London Councils.
Leaders launch digital exclusion taskforce to help Londoners get better connectivity, acquire digital skills and access devices
With London’s economy still in lockdown and the capital facing the highest rates of unemployment in the UK, a new report released today provides an insight into the impact of the pandemic on the capital’s businesses
Today the Chancellor announced additional grants for UK retail and hospitality sectors. The £4.6bn relief package includes the introduction of one-off top up grants for retail, hospitality and leisure businesses worth up to £9,000 per property to help businesses through to the Spring.