LCA Blog

As the local elections draw ever closer, LCA Research Executive Charlie Gilmartin assesses if – and where – the Liberal Democrats can stage a comeback in the capital. The overall picture The Liberal Democrats’ 30-year anniversary, which passed last month, will no doubt have been a time of reflection for the party – especially when […]

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With next month’s Local Elections frequently dubbed a vote on Brexit and bins, the contest in parts of Westminster could be swayed by the less catchily titled issue of pedestrianisation. The proposed plans for Oxford Street – mooted since at least 2006 and most recently revived by Sadiq Khan – is a growing topic of […]

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Back in 1995 I was setting up London First Centre, the then new inward investment agency for the capital, which is now part of London and Partners. During my research for that job I came across various marketing campaigns for other UK cities and regions. My “favourite” was an advert in a trade magazine, which included […]

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On 3 May, London’s 32 Borough Councils go to the polls. In the first of several blogs leading up to the day itself, LCA Research Executive Stefanos Koryzis outlines what we now know about where the parties currently stand and maps out the road ahead.   The 3 May local election is 66 days away, […]

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Last week we celebrated with Pipers their ’40 years of innovation’ party at a packed Guildhall to mark the Ruby anniversary since Barry McKeogh first took over the Pipers Model Making business, originally based in Kingston. Since then Pipers has grown into a family of independent businesses that all share the common purpose of shaping […]

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Jenna Goldberg provides a pre-Christmas assessment Sadiq Khan has a problem. He is the first Mayor of London who is not made of Teflon. He is a consummate campaigner, with an acute sense of political expediency, and this is his greatest strength and his biggest weakness. Those of us who have worked with Ken and […]

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“All good things must come to an end” – that well known proverb is traced back to the founder of modern English, one Geoffrey Chaucer in 1374. And this is the last LDN – London in short. At least in its current form. What? I hear you ask. Well we started it as a quarterly […]

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  A blog on the new draft housing strategy, by Jenna Goldberg   The Mayor’s new, draft housing strategy, published last week sets out a grim and stark context; there is a housing crisis and the situation as it stands is unacceptable and is affecting all Londoners. Renting a one bed flat here costs as […]

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  Subscribe to LDN – London in short here.   It has been an extremely challenging time for London and for obvious reasons this edition of LDN – London in short comes to you a little later in the month than usual. It is with heavy hearts that we have summarised the latest facts on […]

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We are looking for an intelligent, confident and enthusiastic Research Assistant to join the Research Team of our lively and friendly communications agency.   Based in central London we are seeking someone who is keen to join a busy office environment. The research function is a key part of LCA’s service to clients. The role […]

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