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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.
The large growth in self-employment in the taxi and private hire industry has made self-employment an increasingly urban issue. But this raises questions about training in an ever changing jobs market.