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...
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Self-employment is a man’s world, but this is true in some cities more than others. The presence of self-employed women varies significantly between cities, but in all cities self-employed women are a minority.
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...
Encouraging productive investment should be a priority in next month’s budget
A responsive planning system is a crucial factor for investors and developers when deciding which cities to invest in
The Great British Brain DrainNorthern cities cannot rely on public sector jobs alone to attract graduates
Bolstering the private sector in places with a high share of public sector graduate jobs will be crucial in starting to reverse the UK’s brain drain.
The Great British Brain DrainIt’s not all about the money: where graduates choose to live
London’s graduate wages are on a par with other places, but the capital’s vast job market offers much greater career progression.
Creating inclusive growth in cities must involve supporting knowledge-intensive firms to start up and succeed.
Skill shortages and mismatch are an issue right across the UK.
Where do people live and work in England and Wales?