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London’s Economic Outlook: How is London Performing?


2 July 2014
London contributes over 22 per cent of the UK’s total output and employs over 5.4 million people. Over the past year employment in London has increased by over 6 per cent and a wide range of other economic indicators suggest London’s economy is growing strongly.

In this lunchtime presentation, Gordon Douglass and Brian Smith from GLA Economics examined the current state of London’s economy and presented the GLA’s latest economic forecast for the years up to 2016.

For further information, please view our London’s Economic Outlook and London’s Economy Today publications at www.london.gov.uk/priorities/business-economy/publications/gla-economics

Posted by Liz Mackie

Problems are also Opportunities


The problems we have in Africa are myriad and complex but as the old saying goes – How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time! I believe one of the important bites in eating this elephant is in the area of self-sufficiency through micro enterprises. Read more

Posted by Vijay Amin

Southall gets WELL


Catalyst Gateway in partnership with the London Academy for Social and Economic Development, The Pre School Learning Alliance and Ealing Council have secured funding from the government’s Skills Funding Agency as part of the new Adult and Community Learning Fund, to reach out and inspire residents of the Windmill Housing Estate in Southall to get involved in informal learning activities and groups. Read more

Posted by Ruth Djang