Centre for Cities tracks the recovery of high streets in Britain's cities and large towns from the Coronavirus pandemic.
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As the COVID-19 pandemic sends shockwaves through the labour market, Centre for Cities tracks the latest unemployment claim statistics across the UK's cities and largest towns.
There were still 1.1 million people on furlough in September, and almost one third of them were in London, Birmingham and Manchester.
Economically struggling places need to look more critically at what they don’t have – not what they do have.
This briefing uses the theory of economic complexity to show how the economies of Britain’s cities and large towns have developed over time and sets out the implications for how the Government should approach its levelling up agenda.
Guilherme Rodrigues analyses the latest claimant count and job postings data and warns that some cities look particularly vulnerable as we approach the end of the furlough scheme.
Analyst Valentine Quinio explores the latest high street spend and footfall data to establish what impact England’s ‘Freedom Day’ had on consumer behaviour, and what this means for high street recovery.
Explore the carbon footprint of your city or town to see how sectors contribute to total carbon emissions and how it compares to other places.
Data from this month's update shows signs of recovery in most cities and large towns, but for a few, significant challenges remain.
Reflecting on the results of the elections to the devolved parliaments in Scotland and Wales, Anthony Breach proposes that politicians should take inspiration from the popularity and success of the English metro mayors and embark on a wave of urban devolution.