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Lord Mayor’s Dragon Awards 2015 launched

On March 16, the City of London Corporation has opened entries for this year’s Lord Mayor’s Dragon Awards, the UK’s oldest and most distinguished Corporate Community Engagement awards, the 28th edition of the awards. Applications are open at With last year’s entrants alone contributing a total of 166,242 hours to London’s communities, corporate community […]

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City of London Corporation to expand its portfolio of schools

The City of London Corporation has been successful in its bid to launch two primary academies in Islington and Southwark, both areas with a substantial need for primary places. The proposal for two new primary academies was approved by the Department for Education and will create a combined 840 extra places for local children by […]

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City of London Corporation sets ‘Square Mile’ council tax, business rates and its own budget for 2015-2016

At a full meeting of the elected Court of Common Council at Guildhall today (5 March 2015) the following was agreed for the financial year 2015-16: Council tax Band D City – £857.31 GLA precept – £86.13 IE Total – £943.44 Business Rates Non-domestic rating multiplier 0.497 (49.7p) Small business non-domestic rating multiplier 0.484 (48.4p) (Both amounts include the […]

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