While local high streets in Greater Manchester appear to be recovering more strongly than the city centre, there’s no evidence that they are getting a work from home ‘boost’.
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This report sets out how the Government should use the devolution white paper to reorganise and simplify local government to level up the country.
How should the Government roll back its support in a way that allows growth to occur across the country?
The Government has urged more people to cycle and walk, rather than drive, in response to the limits on public transport capacity that COVID-19 imposes. This would require a dramatic change in behaviour.
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Mayors: the run-up to 2020Why Government plans to level up pose a challenge for metro mayor candidates
The Government's plans to level up the UK economy pose a problem for the metro mayor manifestos argues Andy Westwood.
Mayors: the run-up to 2020What should the next Mayor of Greater Manchester focus on?
Transport, skills and taxation should be top of the mayor's agenda after the May election according to Clive Memmott, Chief Executive of the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce.
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...
The political imperative for investing in the North and Midlands is clear from last month’s election. But the Government must work with economic realities if it is to deliver for the voters who delivered its majority.
Mayors: the run-up to 2020The South Yorkshire deal agreement means the first wave of city region devolution is nearly over, where next?
The implementation of the South Yorkshire devolution deal shows that the wind is once again in the sails of city-region devolution, with over 24 million people in England now set to be covered....