To mark the second anniversary of the Localism Act, Future of London has been looking at how the reforms contained in the legislation have affected planning, regeneration and development in the Capital. This week, we look at the impact of Mayoral Development Corporations, another reform contained in the Localism Act.
In our latest Breakfast Bites seminar, an experienced panel discussed the secrets of success for BIDs, what role local authorities can play, alternative vehicles for businesses to contribute to local areas, and how BIDs might develop in the future.
Local authorities face a complex landscape of properties, funding mechanisms and providers to navigate to delivery energy efficiency, with the added pressure of limited time to act – our latest event explored how they can get value for money from ECO while it remains.
Future of London member Peabody have been shaking up housing procurement with their drive to involve more small firms in their new developments. We spoke to Claire Bennie to find out more.
On 22nd October, Future of London took part in the Place West London conference at Kensington Olympia. PWL is an annual event focussed on economic development and regeneration in West London which aims to promote area growth and prosperity.
On October 15th, we welcomed the first round of candidates from Future of London’s new Leaders Plus career development programme. This first session was an Applied Leadership Skills workshop, led by Miffa Salter of Urbancanda.