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.
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The most significant change on the high street has been in weekday activity- a significant part of which can be attributed to returning office workers
Cities Outlook 2022 looks in-depth at the state of UK high streets to get a sense of the short-term impact of the pandemic on Britain's town and city centres and the long-term consequences and implications this has for the Government’s levelling up agenda.
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.
While in some parts of the country the situation is stabilising, the labour market in cities and large towns in the Greater South East continues to deteriorate.
Our latest briefing shows that the Core Cities' city centres have been particularly affected by Covid-19. Policies aimed to kickstart an economic recovery should focus on getting centres working again, in terms of public transport and air quality, commercial property, and investment in skills.
This briefing examines the economic impact of Covid-19 from the first national lockdown to understand how the 11 Core Cities are likely to be affected by continuing restrictions and what the shape of their recovery might look like.
The pandemic has made levelling up four times harder and it risks levelling down otherwise economically successful parts of the country as well.