Mind your own businesses
Micro businesses in the capital are punching above their weight, and generating over £210 billion in turnover, says Cllr Clare Coghill.
Re-engaging business and boroughs
The Charter for Business sets out London boroughs’ commitment to growing the city’s economy for the benefit of all who live there. Cllr Clare Coghill looks at how to enable the dialogue between business and boroughs required to make this happen.
We will not rest on our laurels
Waltham Forest Council won Local Authority of the Year in the MJ Awards 2019. Martin Esom and Cllr Clare Coghill believe the achievement is the result of ‘nearly a decade of relentless focus and grip’.
Driving growth requires more freedoms
Regeneration can offer the capital exciting new opportunities, according to Cllr Clare Coghill. She says Government is being called on to work with London Councils to develop local industrial strategies and deliver the UK Shared Prosperity Fund
Creating conditions for empowered communities
Cllr Clare Coghill urges councils to think before they sell off old buildings or parks. There might be members of the community with the drive and vision to transform it.