High streets are not just about shopping, they are ‘social streets’ and leisure destinations with coffee shops, cafes, restaurants, pubs and more.
Education & Economy
Business & Economy
Business & Economy discussions
An elderly chap in the post office could not understand why he could not renew his Freedom Pass. Like everything else he had been told to apply on the internet. He left looking completely bewildered.
Theresa May is only agreeing to Brexit because people voted for it. If the VAT of items goes to high would not be able to afford to eat and everyone would die of starvation.
As a Londoner born and bred, I am very proud of our city. However, over Christmas with friend and family visiting, I was surprised to see that the dome of St Paul's was not illuminated.
As you probably know, London hosts the Worlds Oldest Underground System.
Libraries over London are closing.
Many were given to councils in trust by the Tates, Carnegies and other wealthy men who wanted to give something back in the form of education. For the people.
Sadiq Khan could create a Library fund. Libraries
One of the strategies for making sure there are enough jobs in London, and ones that pay well, is to focus on high growth, high value sectors. The obvious example from history is the finance sector, but there is also new focus on tech and medical science sectors, along with others.
London must offer better rates and opportunities by creating a Commonwealth trading block. There are greater opportunities for growth with the developing Commonwealth; after which the Commonwealth led by Britain can create new trading ties with the EU.
Clarence C Thompson MBE
I find it deeply disturbing that GLA members are allowed to award their own salary, expenses and numerous other concessions like pensions etc whilst the the greater number of Londoners make do with the minimum wage - surely it should be an independent body that executes these decisions?
How easy would it be to turn London into a living museum in the way that Pokemon Go has done with its new game?
Many a time have I entered a small independent shop or cafe and discovered that I haven't enough cash so offer to pay with my bank card .
When it comes to business, London is the hub many apportunities and challenges for young entrepreneurs and small businesses or anyone planning to start up a business on their own initiative way.
What makes London a great place for people to visit and businesses to invest?
What conditions do small London based businesses need to grow and be successful?
Anyone have any comments about film and gastro tourism and where they think it is going?
Charles Dickens hated America because it failed to pay copyright.