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Policy Forum for London Keynote Seminar

Policy Forum for London


Date: April 2, 2015

Location: Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close, London

Anne Campbell is speaking on a panel at the Policy Forum for London Keynote Seminar:Policy priorities for London’s tech sector: infrastructure, finance, skills and support for start-ups.

Challenges for digital start-ups and entrepreneurs - funding, talent, taxes and office spaces

What more can be done to improve access to finance for SMEs in London’s tech sector, and with a number of tax incentives aimed at start-ups, should more be done to help businesses scale up further down the line? What are the next steps for improving access to talent, and in what ways can businesses be supported in hiring from overseas? With Degree Apprenticeships to be brought in from September 2014, what further opportunities exist for developing and promoting digital skills? With recommendations that planning systems and property regulations should be reviewed, what are the next steps for increasing the supply of affordable, flexible, and readily available office spaces for tech start-ups and businesses in London? Should more be done to support businesses to protect their intellectual property? What impact will the European General Data Protection Regulation have on businesses collecting, retaining, processing and using live data? What opportunities exist for start-ups to deliver services to Government and larger corporations?


Questions and comments from the floor with Eddie Copeland, Head of Technology Policy Unit, Policy Exchange



Anne Campbell


Associate, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo LLP

Guy Levin

Executive Director, The Coalition For a Digital Economy (Coadec)