Skills are a key determinant of the success of people and places. Levelling up must address the root causes that are holding cities and large towns back.
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What the Chancellor needs to focus on in the Spending Review 2020 to put local economies in the best position to bounce back, level up and decarbonise.
How dependent are cities in Britain on trade with the single market and which would be likely to be the worst affected if we were to leave without a trade deal?
City MinutesCity Minutes: How important is getting an EU trade deal to Britain’s cities?
Tom Sells on the main trading partners and export profiles of Britain's largest cities and towns.
A 10-point plan for ensuring that a reformed business rates system puts local economic growth at its heart.
City MinutesCity Minutes: Reforming business rates
Business rates are one of the most important taxes for local government, yet our current system has come under huge scrutiny in recent years. The tax has been blamed for the struggles of...
While over the summer many social distancing restrictions were lifted almost everywhere, this was not reflected in the same way in local labour markets.
City TalksCity Talks: Sir John Armitt on the future of UK infrastructure
Chair of the National Infrastructure Commission Sir John Armitt on the future of UK infrastructure.
Join us for this City Horizons event with the Chair of the Industrial Strategy Council
The Prime Minister’s adult skills announcements are a welcome step to support people adapt to the changing labour market while helping places ‘level up’ – the next step should be investment in job creation.