Category Archives: Opinion


Lai Wah Co, Deputy Agent, Greater London Agency, writes for westlondon.com The fog of Brexit continues to hang over the country, and the uncertainties facing businesses and households remain high.  That makes our regular conversations with local companies and communities Read more…


The outlook for interest rates The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has published its latest assessment of the economy and voted on whether to change the current level of Bank Rate – the interest rate that provides the Read more…


Lai Wah Co, Bank of England Deputy Agent for Greater London, explores three recent announcements by the Bank. All of them relate to money in one way or another. One was about the official interest rate set by the Bank; Read more…


It’s been a summer to remember. A heatwave turned London into a sunshine city, and the economy took a symbolic step towards normality with interest rates rising to their highest level since 2009. So what news prompted the Bank of Read more…


An insider’s guide to moving your company’s network to The Cloud Author Bill Jest is a Senior consultant at Wem Technology recognised by Microsoft with the Gold Datacenter competency.  Wem Technology’s emphasis is on establishing and developing long-term relationships based Read more…


The snow and rain of February and March has given way to much sunnier skies in recent weeks.  And many businesses here in London will be only too pleased to see the end of the long, cold winter, writes Lai Wah Read more…


THE POWER OF PARTNERSHIP WORKING I have long been an advocate of the importance of collaboration to deliver meaningful impact for communities and I have come back from #LondonatMipim even more enthused and excited about the value and ‘power of partnership Read more…


Bank of England

Lai Wah Co, Bank of England Deputy Agent for Greater London, writes for westlondon.com following the publication of the latest Inflation report by the Bank of England. The Bank of England has been providing significant monetary support to the UK Read more…


Andrew Dakers, CEO, West London Business provides an update on our work through the Autumn of 2017.  As we come towards the end of an active Autumn there is much to share. Last week, we unveiled the shortlist for the Read more…


John Bishop, Managing Director of WLB member Colin Bibra writes: Should we ban Estate Agency Boards in Ealing A few years ago I started a local campaign to have Estate Agents boards banned within the Borough of Ealing and anyone Read more…