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Elena Magrini calls for a cross-party, long-term commitment to adult education and lifelong learning to reengage ‘left behind’ people and places.
The whole country will suffer if the freedoms of England's devolved mayors are limited, warns Chief Executive Andrew Carter.
There could be over 3 million ‘missing workers’ in the UK – helping them into the labour market is important for their well-being and for productivity.
London’s vibrant labour market and large consumer base make the capital a popular location for self-employment. This blog explains why, and reveals the industries that are dominating.
The challenges of left-behind places go well beyond the lack of economic opportunities — the solutions must too.
Culture is an important part of urban life, but policymakers should avoid using state-backed cultural interventions to turn around the economy.
Andrew Carter explains how new guidance will help councils decide what services should be prioritised in the wake of swinging cuts.
Self-employment is a man’s world, but this is true in some cities more than others. The presence of self-employed women varies significantly between cities, but in all cities self-employed women are a minority.
The Queen’s Speech offered the outlines of a clear programme for cities under a Boris Johnson government – more infrastructure and more mayors, reforms to self-employment and training and social care funding fixed once and for all.
Cuts have hit places with the most impoverished populations hardest. How might already stretched councils apply evidence-based policy to fix the wicked problems that some of their residents are facing.