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Future of London is looking for a researcher to work on a new project on energy efficiency in London's private rented sector. This short-term post will support our Head of Policy in carrying out research on how to engage London's private landlords in energy efficiency, which will culminate in a two-part report outlining the challenges of … [Read more...]

Celebrating 106 Leaders programme graduates

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Candidates, mentors and programme facilitators past and present from Future of London’s Leaders programmes gathered at the Building Centre on July 2nd for the graduations of Future London Leaders Round 7 and the inaugural round of Leaders Plus – and to mark a special milestone for the Leaders programmes. As Future of London’s Leaders programmes … [Read more...]

PechaKucha inspiration: One change for a better London?

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The culminating module of the Future London Leaders programme is the Key Questions presentation, which gives FLL candidates a chance to engage in some blue-sky thinking and apply the skills they have learned in other elements of the programme. With a new format in FLL Round Seven, candidates explored a topic of their choice in response to the … [Read more...]

Local authority partnerships in London and the Netherlands

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On June 17th, Future of London and the Netherlands School of Public Administration (NSOB) joined forces to explore innovative approaches to public sector partnerships. Our City Hall seminar brought together expert practitioners to discuss this rapidly evolving area, and compare approaches in London, Utrecht and The Hague. London councils and … [Read more...]

Field trip: Partnerships on the South Bank

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On June 17th, Future of London explored how third-sector partnerships are helping to create vibrant and successful places along London’s South Bank. Our field trip brought together three organisations offering different models of how groups outside the public sector can promote social value: South Bank Employers’ Group, Better Bankside, and … [Read more...]

Vacancy: Programme Coordinator – Leaders Programmes

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Join us! Future of London is recruiting for the new role of Programme Coordinator – Leaders Programmes, which will support the delivery of our career-development offer. Future London Leaders (FLL)and Leaders Plus form FoL’s growing member-exclusive programmes. FLL provides public-sector professionals who have 5-7 years’ experience with bespoke … [Read more...]

The commitments

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A shorter version of Lisa Taylor's article, titled 'A month in the life', appeared in the June 2014 edition of Campbell Tickell's CT Brief [PDF]. It’s been a jam-packed few weeks at Future of London, with new partnerships, the conclusion of our first Leaders Plus course, the London Festival of Architecture and a slew of events, including our … [Read more...]

Cycling in London steps up a gear

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June 6th saw the latest instalment of the Hackney Cycling Conference, now in its third year. Hosted opposite Hackney Town Hall, the conference brought together transport planners, health specialists, and cycling enthusiasts to discuss the state of cycling in London, its benefits to the city, and how to promote cycling as a means of transport … [Read more...]

Growing up, out and in-between

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How London grows is critical to the city’s future: its competitiveness, resilience, quality of life, and equity rest on how it unfolds. The Mayor of London’s Infrastructure Investment Plan is grounded in this, considering the systems needed to underpin growth, how they could be delivered, and – importantly – how they could be funded. What form the … [Read more...]

A healthier food system for London

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Feeding a city the size of London sustainably is rife with challenges. From the rise of food poverty and food bank usage in the city, the impact of processed and fast food consumption, and issues around food security and provenance, it is evident that London’s public health relies heavily on its food system. This is understood across all levels; … [Read more...]