Richard's Blog

2011: A Year in Review

This year began on a high with our New Year celebrations. The fireworks were truly magnificent and London was on the news all over the world. The turnout was impressive and it was the perfect start to a year which has been mostly extremely good for London. This year, I have focused on apprenticeships, accessibility [...]

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Londons Mentor Scheme

I am extremely pleased to announce that over 1,700 people have volunteered to join the Mayor’s mentoring scheme. They have pledged to give up a few hours of their time each week to support, advise and become a positive role model for young black boys in the city. This is an encouraging result, showing the [...]

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Apprenticeships for London

It is important that apprenticeship schemes are recognised as a serious first step on the career ladder. Securing an apprenticeship can be the perfect way to earn while you learn, improving a young person’s career prospects and the skills needed to suceed in the world of work. As well as improving long term employment prospects, [...]

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