Visit London Pensions

Coverage of the collapse of Visit London, the capital's former official tourism agency, and the resulting threat to staff pensions and business creditors.

Meeting of Visit London’s creditors called for October


A meeting of Visit London’s creditors is to be held next month, according to a notice in the London Gazette. London’s now defunct official tourism agency was forced into administration earlier this year after City Hall pulled its funding and set up a new agency, London & Partners. That decision left Visit London Limited (VLL) […]

AMs criticise Mayor over Visit London collapse


The decision to merge the capital’s promotional agencies, leading to the collapse of Visit London and endangering the pensions of staff, “was not sufficiently robust” according a new report by the London Assembly.

Boris: Visit London administration ‘not sufficiently thought through’

Photo: MayorWatch

Boris Johnson has told the London Assembly the collapse of Visit London Limited which left pensions at risk and businesses facing substantial losses was the result of insufficient thought by City Hall. Visit London Limited (VLL) was placed into administration in April following the establishment of London & Partners which merged the responsibilities of promotional […]