As the lockdown in response to the Coronavirus pandemic begins to ease, Centre for Cities tracks the recovery of high streets in Britain's cities and large towns.
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How should the Government roll back its support in a way that allows growth to occur across the country?
Sunday’s announcement from the Prime Minister encouraging workers who cannot work from home to go back to work will be felt most in the North and Midlands.
Some cities will have more people working at home – but have less space while doing so.
Apprenticeships work. As revealed by research from our sister organisation, the What Works Centre for Local Economic Growth, apprenticeships can have a positive impact on skills level, wages and...
The nature of self-employment varies starkly across the country; ensuring that legislation adequately supports self-employed people will be particularly important in places with weaker labour markets.
May 2020 will see nearly 17 million people in England choosing city-region mayors in Greater London and Manchester, West Midlands, Liverpool City Region and Tees Valley. What are they and what do they do?
Mayors: the run-up to 2020How Dan Jarvis uses his limited powers to improve Sheffield’s skills provision
The Sheffield City Region authority doesn’t yet have the powers of other metro mayors, but the mayor’s support of the Sheffield Children’s University highlights how he can still target the challenges his area faces.
To create sustainable, long-term economic outcomes for people with few or no qualifications, cities need to focus on attracting high-skilled businesses
Overcoming local political disagreements will be crucial in making a success of the mayoral office