Business 1000 Survey: Follow-up meeting (West London)

Business 1000 Survey: Follow-up meeting (West London)

Tuesday 22 January 2019 08:00 – 10:00 | Brent Civic Centre, Board Room 4, Wembley, HA9 0FJ

London’s local business survey – West London Focus: Assessing the capital’s skills challenge

Supported by West London Alliance and West London Business

For a second year LCCI and London Councils commissioned leading polling company ComRes to undertake a local business survey of Greater London. The survey focuses on recruitment, training, skills needs and apprenticeships. This event will look at the results for the capital, but zoom in on the specific issues for West London. The event will be an opportunity to:

  • Learn about the key issues from the 2018 survey and shape the priorities for the 2019 Business survey;
  • Network with other West London businesses, local authorities, colleges and universities;
  • Hear about London Councils campaign to secure the funding capital’s public services need.


8:00: Registration

8:30: Chair opens; Cllr Claire Coghill, Executive Lead, Business, Europe and Good Growth, London Councils

8:35 Presentation of reports findings / Subregional aspect: Olly Wright, Managing Director, ComRes

8:50: Panel discussion and questions (chaired by Cllr Coghill)

  • Colin Stanbridge, CEO, London Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Kate Philips, Head of Resourcing and Talent Acquisition, EMEA, BSI
  • David Francis, Director West London Alliance (tbc)
  • Olly Wright, Managing Director, ComRes

9:30: Vote on priorities for the 2019 Business Survey

9:40: Making London’s case in the Government’s Spending Review

Dianna Neal, Strategic Lead: Enterprise, Economy and Skills London Councils

9:50 Chair’s summing up

10:00: Networking

10:30: Close