Category Archives: Partner News


Transport for London (Tfl) recently consulted on two potential new London Overground stations in the Old Oak area. The consultation was open between 16 October and 22 November 2017. TfL report that 911 people responded to the consultation, with 94 Read more…


Figures obtained by Brent Council showed a worrying increase in the demand for food banks in Brent and across the UK.  In response a scrutiny task group was established in August 2017, chaired by Cllr Roxanne Mashari, to look into Read more…


West London Skills Strategy Consultation: Friday 24 Nov 2017, 9am at Brompton Bicycles The Mayor of London wants to make sure people and business get the skills they need to succeed in a fair, inclusive and thriving economy. This session Read more…


For the first time in over 10 years, the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has voted to increase interest rates.  On 2 November the MPC increased Bank Rate from 0.25% to 0.5%. Bank Rate is the official interest Read more…


Andrew Dakers (CEO, WLB) and Manoj Raut (CEO, IOD India) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on behalf of their respective organisations on Thurs 26 Oct at the IOD’s 17th Annual Conference in London.  Andrew was joined at the conference by Read more…


The EDT, are a UK wide education charity supporting 40,000 young people each year to enhance their technical, personal and employability skills.  They are launching a pilot ‘EES Applied’ programme at Space Studio West London in November 2017 and are Read more…


Brent launches bid to be London Borough of Culture 2020   Brent Council is bidding to secure the title and responsibilities of ‘London Borough of Culture 2020’.  The Council wants to hear from as many residents and community groups as Read more…


Jo Brand headlines Richmond Theatre comedy night The evening of comedy will raise funds for national charity SeeAbility and features Adam Hills, host of Channel 4’s The Last Leg and Live at the Apollo regular, Seann Walsh. Richmond Theatre will Read more…


Mayor Sadiq Khan wants to make London the best place in the world to work and a fairer place to live. He is proposing a compact with employers, called the Good Work Standard, which will promote: fair pay and the London Living Wage Read more…