As part of his response to Coronavirus, the Chancellor announced that small businesses in retail, leisure and hospitality will be exempted from business rates this year. But how will this play out across the country?
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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...
Andrew Carter on why the geographical spread of R&D investment matters when trying to level-up the economy.
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.
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.
We are working with the Fast Growth Cities Group to host a high-level event to discuss how to deliver the high-quality, affordable homes their cities need to sustain their economic success and their communities.
This report explores the link between city economies and the strength of their high streets.
Brexit may be the Government’s immediate priority, but the housing crisis is not going away. We need to solve the housing shortage to address the political and economic divides across the...
New research confirms some of our worries: to be more inclusive, strong city economies need to work on becoming more accessible.