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Employees' hesitancy to return to the office full time has had an impact on the health of commercial properties, especially in the City.
London’s deputy mayor for business, Rajesh Agrawal, has quit City Hall to run as a Labour MP, it has been confirmed.
Listening to NIMBY councillor after NIMBY councillor cast doubts on the benefits of a Wimbledon expansion last night as Wandsworth Council refused to support the All England Lawn Tennis Club’s ambitious plans really makes you wonder whether London has lost all belief in itself as a sporting giant. The Wimbledon Championships are simply divine, a [...]
Payroll costs in the capital are set to soar by over £300m as the London living wage increases by a tenth. Businesses signed up to the voluntary scheme will see their salary expenditure go up by £304,200,000 after the rate jumps from £11.95 an hour to £13.15 for 130,000 employees. Firms accredited include half the [...]
Susan Hall has said she “admires” Sadiq Khan for the way he handles the “dreadful Islamophobic abuse he gets”. The Conservative candidate for the race to lead City Hall made her comments to a business audience this week, saying the “best thing” about the mayor of London was he “doesn’t complain” about potential risks to [...]
Tory mayoral hopeful Susan Hall has been accused of deploying “dog-whistle” politics in her bid to lead City Hall after claiming Jews are “frightened” under Labour’s Sadiq Khan. Senior Labour MPs urged the Conservative candidate to retract the “divisive and disgusting” remarks as the Board of Deputies of British Jews said there is “no fear [...]
Susan Hall promised to be the first “female Labour mayor” of London in a slip of the tongue at the Conservative Party Conference. The Tory candidate gave an upbeat speech about her chances of defeating Sadiq Khan in next year’s election, but ended her remarks with a gaffe. She said: “In 213 days’ time, [Khan] [...]
Tory mayoral hopeful Susan Hall says work has moved to a three-day office week, despite many City bosses urging staff back into offices full-time.
Sadiq Khan is prepared to review the expansion of the ULEZ policy, but remains committed to delivering it, City A.M. understands. The London mayor has faced criticism after opposition to his plans to roll out the ultra low emission zone (ULEZ) across the capital played into the Uxbridge by-election defeat. Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer [...]
Susan Hall has been selected as the Conservative London mayoral candidate. Hall, a former City Hall Tory group leader, will take on incumbent mayor Sadiq Khan, who is pursuing a record third term, in the election next year. She secured 57 per cent of the vote, beating rival candidate Moz Hossain, on 43 per cent, [...]
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