If all British cities were as productive as those in the Greater South East, the UK economy would be more than £200bn bigger each year. How can the Government's Industrial Strategy help places raise their games?
For the industrial strategy to succeed in increasing UK productivity, the new chair of the Industrial Strategy Council must follow three core principles.
Paul Swinney addresses some of the responses to our analysis of the productivity ‘long tail’
The 'long tail' of low productivity firms will not be answer to the productivity puzzle, instead the focus should be on the firms that export goods and services locally and beyond.
A greater focus on manufacturing will not bring greater prosperity to people living in struggling cities
Distinctiveness should be the by-product of a successful strategy — not the overarching goal
Cities need to address the skills gaps which prevent many people making the most of existing connections
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Join us in Cardiff to discuss the importance of Welsh cities for both Welsh and UK prosperity.
Join Centre for Cities to discuss the importance of Glasgow and Edinburgh for both Scottish and UK prosperity.
Chief Executive Andrew Carter is joined by Senior Analyst Anthony Breach and Researcher Matthew Coombes to discuss Centre for Cities’ recent report, All Cylinders: the Role of the Midlands...
Three years on from lockdown, central London workers spend on average 2.3 days in the office per week. Will a London running on 59 per cent of January 2020’s office attendance levels be enough to avoid a slump in the UK's long term productivity and prosperity?
The authors of our new report look at hybrid working in London and address several possible future scenarios for work in the Capital.
New report addressing the possible economic risks of businesses adopting hybrid working permanently.
How will the shift to hybrid working limit London’s future potential and how should policy tackle this?
Centre for Cities’ latest report gives a detailed picture on what hybrid working looks like in central London.
Join Centre for Cities and EC BID for the launch of this new report exploring hybrid working and agglomeration in London.
Cities have a vital role to play in tackling the region’s persistent productivity gap that costs the Midlands £18 billion annually.