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FutureStory: Bristol

Centre for Cities

FutureStory Bristol forms part of a series of six books made up of a collection of local case studies, with accompanying DVDs, tracing how people and businesses in cities and regions across the country are adapting to the global economy.

Report 25 Feb 2010
Cities Outlook 2010

Centre for Cities

Cities Outlook 2010 finds that, as we move out of recession, the UK will face an uneven recovery. Already-robust city economies like Brighton are more likely to grow stronger, leaving others like Doncaster further behind.

Report 18 Jan 2010
Brighton & Hove: Sustaining City Growth

Centre for Cities

Brighton & Hove has performed well over the past decade, adding nearly 23,000 jobs to its economy between 1998 and 2005 - twice the UK average for employment growth. But the city will need to be proactive if it is to return to strong economic growth after the recession.

Report 10 Oct 2009
Public sector cities: Trouble ahead

Kieran Larkin

The public sector spending squeeze will be the overarching narrative of the next decade of British politics. Public sector employment, which has grown significantly over the past decade, will start to shrink. Nationally, between 240,000 and 290,000 jobs could be cut by 2014.

Report 16 Jul 2009
FutureStory: Southampton

Centre for Cities

FutureStory Southampton is the second in a series of forward-looking books promoting a wider understanding of how globalisation is changing everyday lives and jobs in six cities and regions.

Report 3 Jul 2009
Sticking plaster or stepping-stone? Tackling urban youth unemployment

Faiza Shaheen

Youth unemployment has been a problem in the UK for a long time, but is getting a lot worse in the current recession. Over half a million young people were unemployed in February 2008. Now, around 900,000 young people are jobless. During 2010, youth unemployment is likely to exceed 1 million.

Report 24 Jun 2009
Inclusive growth in Bristol

Centre for Cities

How can the creation of mixed communities regenerate deprived areas of Bristol, and what role doesthe community itself need to play? How can Bristol's worklessness and skills policy ensure that, when the upturn comes, Bristol's most deprived communities are included?

Report 17 Mar 2009
Accession to Recession: A8 migration in Bristol & Hull

Faiza Shaheen

The global downturn is leading us to a very different labour market dynamic. Previously hard to fill vacancies are becoming less hard to fill, and the increase in JSA claimants could lead to more direct interaction between A8 migrants and the newly unemployed. The economic impacts will, however, play out very differently in each city.

Report 16 Mar 2009
Cities Outlook 2009

Centre for Cities

Cities Outlook 2009 reveals the cities most exposed to recession - and least well placed to ride out job losses and business closures over the coming months. In 2009 all cities will feel recession bite but they will also be leading the upturn as the economy recovers.

Report 26 Jan 2009