Ridership figures from first day of the Elizabeth Line

The transformational Elizabeth line opened today (Tuesday 24 May) with tens of thousands of customers making fast and seamless journeys through the heart of London. The new railway, which is supporting faster journeys across London, and new jobs and economic growth throughout the country, is the most significant addition to the capital’s transport network for […]

TfL consultation on extending ULEZ London-wide

TfL have proposed expanding the ULEZ to go London wide in 2023, as it believes this will tackle and reduce toxic levels of air pollution.  A consultation has opened for people to share their views. Vehicles that don’t meet ULEZ pollution standards will be deterred from entering the ULEZ with a £12.50 a day charge, […]

24 hour Tube strike expected 6 June

A tube strke is planned by the RMT union on Monday 6 June. Around 4,000 drivers are expected to strike, over pension and suspected job losses. This comes just after the Jubilee weekend celebrations Read more

UK Covid alert level down from 4 to 3

UK Chief Medical Officers and NHS England Medical Director have recommended to ministers that COVID Alert Level should move down from level 4 to level 3. The current BA.2 driven Omicron wave is subsiding. Direct COVID-19 healthcare pressures continue to decrease in all nations and ONS community positivity estimates continue to decrease. Variants are unlikely […]

Queen’s Speech and Legislation 2022 – for businesses

On May 10, the latest Parliament legislation was unveiled for the year ahead by HRH Prince of Wales. The Prince of Wales delivered the speech in the Her Majesty The Queen’s absence. The governments’ aim is to grow and strengthen the economy, and help to ease the cost of living for families in the UK. […]

Businesses: Share your local story

Camden are currently working on collecting and telling the stories of high street-based businesses, organisations and institutions that play a particularly amazing role in making the borough’s high streets and centres the brilliant places they are. They want to tell your stories, celebrate the neighbourhoods within which they work and encourage people to reconnect with […]

Jubilee Line night tube to open

Jubilee line night tube will reopen from 21 May, with Northern and Piccadilly night tube lines returning this summer. This will join the night tubes already running on Central and Victoria lines, currently experiencing some strike action, and Night Overground services. The services will run on Fridays and Saturdays. This a welcome return to help […]

2022-23 Tax guidance for employers

Rates, allowances and duties have been updated for the tax year 2022 to 2023. Stay up to date on these changes that will affect payroll: Income tax rates National insurance contributions Student loans and postgraduate repayments Statutory maternity pay

For Westminster businesses; latest news

Business energy audit scheme This scheme will support Westminster businesses to transition to a green economic recovery. It’s funded by Westminster council’s Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG). Learn more about the scheme, find out if you’re eligible and register your interest. Pledge to fill jobs for hospitality and leisure Westminster are leading a £1million drive to […]

Fitzrovia Partnership Annual Review 2022

Please register/ log in to the Members Area and locate in ‘Publications and Meetings’ This annual review highlights The Fitzrovia Partnership’s work and achievements so far through our five key priorities, and our goals and ambitions moving forward. Please take a moment to read our Annual Review, with insightful stats on our performance. Log in […]