While retail and hospitality account for the largest shares of jobs on furlough across the country, the export base of some places has been particularly affected, raising concerns about their ability to bounce back.
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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.
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.
As the lockdown in response to the Coronavirus pandemic varies across the country, Centre for Cities tracks the recovery of high streets in Britain's cities and large towns.
While the take-up of the Job Retention Scheme has increased everywhere in January to reflect the third lockdown, there are signs that things are less bad than during the first one.
The Covid-19 recession is very different to previous ones, and its recovery is likely to be so too. We should expect the UK economy, and many of its cities, to experience a sharp bounce back.
Just a year ago, Crawley was counted among the most economically successful cities and large towns in the country, but the collapse of the international travel industry has raised concerns about the town's future.
The Environment Bill's delay pushes air quality further down the Government's agenda, seriously impeding our prioritisation of environmental issues and building a green recovery.
The pandemic has made levelling up four times harder and it risks levelling down otherwise economically successful parts of the country as well.
Data on credit and debit card spending levels where people spent the most in the run up to Christmas.