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 recent data suggests that a post-furlough unemployment surge may have been avoided and several cities in the North and Midlands are leading the recovery. However, this is far from achieving levelling up.
Centre for Cities tracks the recovery of high streets in Britain's cities and large towns from the Coronavirus pandemic.
While an increase in the National Living Wage would help people in economically weaker places, it will not address the structural problems they face which cause low wages in the first place
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.
This report, published in partnership with Clarion Housing Group, analyses how the pandemic has affected people’s spending, saving and debt, and evaluates what this means for the recovery of the UK’s cities and largest towns.
In advance of the Government’s forthcoming Levelling Up White Paper, this briefing sets out what the levelling up agenda should aim to achieve and a strategy for achieving it.
Data from this month's update shows signs of recovery in most cities and large towns, but for a few, significant challenges remain.