Unemployment claimant counts are up everywhere in the country, with cities and large towns with weaker economies in the North and Midlands most affected.
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The UK population has risen steadily over the last decade, increasing by 7.5 per cent between 2008 and 2018. However, UK cities have experienced different scales of population growth. Cities in...
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...
Space standards force people to consume more space than they can afford and reduce the supply of new homes.
Latest data released by the ONS reveals stark variations in the gender pay gap between cities. Tatjana Neuhuber explores the the degree to which women in different cities are affected by unequal wages.
This report explores the link between city economies and the strength of their high streets.
New research by the Department for Education shows educational attainment for children from disadvantaged backgrounds is higher in big cities, but a lot of questions still remain unanswered
Most British cities have a relatively diverse exports base. But some rely heavily on single sectors – with implications for future trade.
A central recommendation of today’s House of Lords report is to introduce museums and cultural industries to struggling seaside communities. But this will do little to improve the day-to-day lives of existing residents.
The 12 Urban Myths of ChristmasMyth #5: Public bodies should buy locally to support local economies
If cities don’t spend money on local firms, does money then ‘leak’ out to other areas? This Christmas, consumers are being encouraged perhaps more than ever to buy locally or even to use...