EVENT: “The City in a post-Brexit world”

. Some 200 finance professionals gathered online on Tuesday 13 April for an event hosted by The Devonshire House Network and chaired by The Right Honourable The Lord Lamont of Lerwick PC. The subject was “The City in a post-Brexit world” and the emphasis was on taking advantage of the immediate and future opportunities to […]

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Press Release: The CityUnited Project’s recommendations to the Government’s Taskforce on Innovation, Growth and Regulatory Reform (TIGGR)

. In February this year (2021) the Prime Minister invited the Rt Hon Sir Iain Duncan Smith MP to lead a Taskforce on Innovation, Growth and Regulatory Reform (TIGGR). The CityUnited Project (CUP) was asked to submit proposals and recommendations to the Taskforce, which it did on 06 April.  This article summarises the CUP’s report, […]

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Who speaks for the City?

(And are they speaking loudly enough?) By Professor Daniel Hodson, Chairman of the CityUnited Project. A need identified… and an opportunity missed? For the best part of a millennium the Lord Mayor has stood as the symbol and protector of the City of London’s proud independence and prosperity. Few appreciate that the Lord Mayor’s Show […]

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“We built this City…” – Part Two

How we can prosper in the future The CityUnited Project presents the second of a stimulating two-parter by the City of London’s Mark Wheatley In Part One of this two-parter Mark looked at some of the basic building blocks on which our City was founded.  In Part Two below, he seeks to draw on the […]

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How we built this City – Part One

The CityUnited Project presents a stimulating two-parter by the City of London’s Mark Wheatley In Part One, Mark explores some of the fundamental building blocks and principles which have made our modern City of London so successful and so respected around the world. Listening to the radio over the weekend, I heard Ladbaby’s charity single “We […]

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