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.
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What is the best way to boost the economy and make the whole country more prosperous?
General Election 2019An urban manifesto
A five point plan to improve cities' prosperity and re-balance the national economy.
The nature of self-employment varies starkly across the country; ensuring that legislation adequately supports self-employed people will be particularly important in places with weaker labour markets.
The challenges of left-behind places go well beyond the lack of economic opportunities — the solutions must too.
Join us for the launch of new analysis with the OECD of recent trends in economic inactivity
While unemployment rates are at a record low, many people remain excluded from the labour market. New research tries to count them across UK cities.
City MinutesCity Minutes: What’s driving self-employment in cities?
In just ten minutes, Analyst Elena Magrini explains how changes in the labour market and the gig economy are playing out differently across the country and finds that there are a few industries driving self-employment in cities.
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 Queen’s Speech offered the outlines of a clear programme for cities under a Boris Johnson government – more infrastructure and more mayors, reforms to self-employment and training and social care funding fixed once and for all.