This briefing looks at the impact that homeworking is having on local businesses, how important it is for the high street that office workers return, and what prospects it faces if they don’t.
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The cities more likely to receive payments to deal with the cost of living crisis tend to be poorer and have higher energy needs
Some cities should introduce a tourism tax to raise revenue, but they need fiscal devolution first
The award of city status to eight places to mark the Queen’s Jubilee should be a source of civic pride, but it will make no difference to their economies
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.
Centre for Cities tracks the recovery of high streets in Britain's cities and large towns from the Coronavirus pandemic.
As the labour market stabilises, claimant count rates in all cities still remain higher than they were pre-pandemic, impacting both the levelling up agenda and the current cost of living crisis.
The second in a series of blogs marking two years on from Covid-19, focusing on what the pandemic has meant for the high streets of our largest city and town centres.
Weaker high streets are likely to suffer more as the Government’s temporary Covid-19 business supports are withdrawn.
National policymakers must engage in the bus debate sooner rather than later and provide more funding to the industry in the wake of Covid-19