How London fails modest earners and what should be done about it
New research from Charles Leadbeater examines the increasing pressures facing London's 'Endies' - Employed with No Disposable Income or Savings - and how the capital can provide a better quality of life for workers and families on modest incomes
The Towers debate
To mark the London Festival of Architecture 2014, Centre for London and New London Architecture brought together a panel including Sir Simon Jenkins, Rowan Moore and Sir Eddie Lister to discuss how tall buildings are changing the London skyline. Full video and audio is now available.
Connecting Tech City
We are helping London's young people access work and training opportunities whilst addressing the skills shortage in our city's growing digital sector. Huge thanks go to all who helped make our crowdfunding drive such a success - the next stage starts here!
- The Capital in the 21st Century22nd September 2014 12:00 pm
What can the next government do for London? And what national policies will mean London making a better contribution to the UK?
- Generation Gap: Police and Young People in our cities23rd September 2014 8:00 am
Centre for London brings together panels at the Labour, Conservative and Lib Dem conferences to discuss relations between urban police and young people across the country.
- Commission on East Thames Crossings: findings22nd October 2014 6:30 pm
The Commission on East Thames Crossings, set up by Centre for London to investigate connectivity in the East Thames region, reports its findings.
- The London Conference 20144th November 2014
The London Conference is the annual gathering of London and international city leaders. The London Conference 2014 looks ahead to next year's general election and how it might affect the capital.
- Hollow Promise
15th September 2014
Hollow Promise shows how London is failing the 'Endies' - 1/5th of London's workforce who are Employed with No Disposable Income or Savings - and what can be done to help them
- Local Owners: Promoting Employee Ownership Locally
4th July 2014
Employee Ownership gives staff a stake in their work, and makes for more resilient and productive businesses. Policymakers are also increasingly growing aware of the potential EO holds in invigorating local economies. But what can be done to support its growth?
- Lessons from London Schools
27th June 2014
Over the last decade London schools have improved dramatically, having gone being one of the worst-perfoming regions in the country to the very best. We ask what we can learn from the rise.
- City Views
13th May 2014
London’s relationship with the rest of the nation — particularly its perceived dominance over other parts of the country — has long been a key feature of the UK economy, politics and cultural life. City Views analyses new data to find out how the rest of the UK perceives the ...
- Now is the time for London to take greater control of its future
19th September 2014
If London is to reach its potential then it must make its voice heard.
- London is failing those on modest incomes
15th September 2014
Centre for London's new report, Hollow Promise examines the increasing pressures faced by families and workers living in the capital on modest incomes.
- 'Endies': Employed with No Disposable Income are struggling in London
14th September 2014
The Observer look at Centre for London's Hollow Promise report, which sheds light on the decreasing quality of life of Londoners on modest incomes.
- It is time to start Connecting Tech City
3rd September 2014
Centre for London's Connecting Tech City project will mean some of London's most disadvantaged young people can better access work and training, and could help meet the UK's digital skills shortage.