07 May 2018
We’ve mapped London’s makers and industrial spaces so that you can explore how much manufacturing takes place in your local area.
11 Dec 2017
Martin Kunz FRSA, a member of the Fellow-led International Development Network, asks why rubber is not a prime target for the Fairtrade label.
08 Dec 2017
The newly released Draft London Plan recognises the need to protect industrial land in the capital, but does it go far enough?
24 Oct 2017
What does London's manufacturing economy look like? Is there any left? What challenges does it face? This blog explores what the data tells us.
05 Oct 2017
Mike Northcott FRSA
Manufacturing now generates less than 10% of the UK’s economic wealth - is it time for a renaissance?
20 Sep 2017
As London celebrates its design sector this week we should also be celebrating the manufacturing which supports it. Here are three things to see and three things to think about this LDF weekend.
03 Sep 2017
After years of de-industrialisation and a focus on developing the knowledge economy, it is unsurprising that manufacturing has something of an image problem in the UK. Is it time we re-evaluated that?
26 Jul 2017
Manufacturing is all around us in cities, now is a critical time to discuss and plan for its future.
27 Apr 2017
As we launch into 2017 it seems that, just like buses, all three of the Economy, Enterprise and Manufacturing team’s (EEM) core themes have arrived on the political and social agenda at once.
28 Dec 2016
The government is right to refresh the economic rules of the game in industrial policy, employment practices and corporate governance, but that success will rest on treating all three areas as interdependent.
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