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.
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This report explores the link between city economies and the strength of their high streets.
Last week both of the main parties set out plans to tackle the decline of the high street. While the Government’s high street fund was well covered over the bank holiday, Labour’s plans...
Both candidates have shown they are intent on tackling empty shops, but their proposed solutions are unlikely to make significant progress
Mayors: the run-up to 2020What Tim Bowles is doing about skills inequalities across the West of England
Despite few formal devolved powers, Tim Bowles has unveiled a package of measures to boost skills provision in the West of England.
Over half of the graduates from Manchester’s universities stay in the city after graduation – drawn by its attractive job market and social attractions
Another high street report prescribes business rates reform and again fails to recognise the real blame lies in the weak economies of many UK cities
The recent focus on struggling high streets ignores the success of well-performing city centres and misdiagnoses the real problem: a lack of high-skill jobs
Thriving city centres offer more of a premium retail experience than those struggling to fill empty shops