The UK is in the grip of a cost of living crisis, and there is a clear North-South divide in how it is playing out across the country. Explore the latest data for your city or large town.
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Centre for Cities tracks the latest unemployment claim statistics across the UK's cities and largest towns.
More than a year since the Covid furlough scheme ended, most urban areas appear to have bounced back to pre-pandemic employment levels – with just a couple of exceptions.
The recently announced package to tackle the energy crisis is welcome but like previous measures, it does not address the existing North-South divide in energy needs.
Some parts of the UK are in dire need of new homes and the Census data shows why.
This report sets out what the cost of living crisis is, what is driving it, and how the squeeze on disposable incomes is likely to be felt across the UK’s cities and largest towns.
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
Explore the changing levels of activity within the high streets of Britain's cities and large towns from February 2020 to May 2022.
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.
Levelling up depends on stronger local governments who are empowered and resourced to deliver for their areas; and the skills mission is no exception to this necessity.