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01 September 2020

Business

Technology and the ‘New Normal’: London showcases how tech will help us navigate our fast evolving world

  • London Tech Week, Europe’s most influential technology festival, runs from Sep 1st-11th
  • A fully virtual and globally accessible event, it will cover the whole tech ecosystem, focusing on health, education, business transformation, the future of work, diversity and inclusion
  • Key speakers include former Google CEO Eric Schmidt, the Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP the Secretary of State for Health, Digital Secretary Oliver Dowden and Dr Indra Joshi Director of AI at NHSX

30 August 2020

Because I’m a Londoner – Spirit of London Shines Through As London Businesses Come Together To Support City’s Recovery

The Because I’m a Londoner campaign run by London & Partners (the trade, investment and promotion agency for London) continues to support London’s vital culture, retail, leisure and hospitality sectors to thrive after coronavirus 

30 August 2020

Because I’m a Londoner - Photo Comp Winners Announced

The winners of the Visit London - London’s official city guide - ‘Because I’m A Londoner’ Photography Contest are today (Monday 31 August) announced as:

02 July 2020

‘Because I’m a Londoner’ Photo Competition Launched With Focus On London’s New Normal

High-res images: Available to download here: DropBox

Visit London have teamed up with Photocrowd and the Museum of London, to offer Londoners a chance to showcase the best of their local area and the people and places of London, as restrictions begin to ease and the capital emerges from lockdown. Entrants do not need to be professional photographers to join the contest, just have a phone or camera at the ready.

25 June 2020

Business

London named one of the world’s leading startup ecosystems

  • London and New York come in joint second while Silicon Valley takes the top spot according to latest data from Startup Genome
  • London jumps from eighth to second place in eight years and tops list for funding success, connectedness and quality and access to talent

24 June 2020

London & Partners

Mayor of London’s international business programme joins forces with Microsoft to support London-based scaleups

Microsoft and the Mayor's International Business Programme announce partnership 

18 June 2020

Travel Trade Tourism

London enlists locals to help tell city’s story

You know the city, now meet the people who make it tick

17 June 2020

London & Partners

‘Because I’m a Londoner’ campaign launched to help build consumer confidence and kickstart economy

New citywide campaign launched to build consumer confidence and encourage a responsible recovery in consumer spending.

10 June 2020

Business

London and UK tech demonstrates resilience as startups navigate virus crisis

  • London and UK tech companies continue to attract investment despite coronavirus pandemic
  • While digital tech vacancies have declined, recruitment remains higher than other sectors at this time 
  • New funds raised by VCs so far this year almost reach total amount raised in 2019  

04 June 2020

Business

London Tech Week hosts #LTWConnects

London Tech Week hosts #LTWConnects in June, featuring Hillary Rodham Clinton, Cherie Blair CBE QC, Ciaran Martin, Head of the Government’s National Cyber Security Centre, and Arianna Huffington

26 May 2020

London & Partners

London accelerator programme extended to support tourism and business event startups through global pandemic

London & Partners’ Business Growth Programme supports tourism and events industries at this time

15 May 2020

Conventions

London’s venues open their virtual doors for event planners

  • London Convention Bureau launches online resource of virtual site visits for event planners
  • London’s events industry demonstrates solidarity and resilience as it supports the wider community during coronavirus crisis