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  • Green Jobs and Skills in London

    This briefing alerts members to the main findings in the recent report on Green Jobs and Skills in London, published by WPI Economics and the Institute for Employment Studies on behalf of London’s four Sub-Regional Partnerships. The research considers the potential scale and nature of green jobs in London and their skills implications at present and in the coming decades.

  • Business 1000 (Year 5) London’s Local Business Survey

    This briefing alerts members to the main findings and policy implications of the fifth annual survey of businesses by London Councils and the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

  • Pledges for Business

    Developed by London Councils working with boroughs and businesses, the Pledges for Business set out how boroughs can better support their local economy, looking across boroughs’ business facing activities, including business support, licencing, business rates and planning. The Pledges have been agreed with borough Leaders. This briefing gives an overview and summary of key points in the Pledges.

  • Apprenticeship Data Collection 2021

    In April 2021, London Councils collected data on apprenticeships in London boroughs during the 2020/21 financial year. Data was collected on apprenticeship starts, apprenticeship completions, progression from apprenticeships and apprenticeship levy spend. This member briefing presents and analyses the data collected.


    Every year London Councils collects data from all London boroughs on:

  • Forecasting the Impact of Covid-19 on London’s Unemployment Rates

    London’s employment levels have been disproportionately impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. That is why London Councils commissioned the economic consultancy Volterra to answer the question: “What will unemployment in London look like in the future and how will this differ among different sub-groups of London residents?” This briefing summarises the research findings.