The Commonwealth Games are due to take place in Birmingham in just over a year. Anthony Breach explores how the city can ensure a legacy is left that allows its city centre economy to flourish.
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City MinutesCity Minutes: The legacy of sporting events on urban economies
Senior Analyst Anthony Breach and Chief Executive Andrew Carter discuss how cities can make the most from the legacies of sporting events in a way that delivers long-term economic improvement.
The idea that recent growth of cities has come at the expense of towns has become a mantra. The problem is, it isn’t true.
Job postings in cities and large towns in the North and Midlands are recovering fastest, while London and other cities are lagging.
Almost 10 million new jobs will need to be generated to recover from the pandemic, making job creation the most pressing policy challenge we face in the immediate future.
While retail and hospitality account for the largest shares of jobs on furlough across the country, the export base of some places has been particularly affected, raising concerns about their ability to bounce back.
While in some parts of the country the situation is stabilising, the labour market in cities and large towns in the Greater South East continues to deteriorate.
Online briefing and Q&A
In most cities and large towns, applications for the EU Settlement Scheme far outnumber population estimates.
City TalksCity Talks: Jason Segedy and Kenan Fikri on America’s Legacy Cities
The Economic Innovation Group’s Jason Segedy and Kenan Fikri on what America’s older industrial cities need to forge a dynamic and prosperous future.