Cities are taking the lead when it comes to reopening the high street, but they need national support to address outstanding challenges.
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As the lockdown in response to the Coronavirus pandemic begins to ease, Centre for Cities tracks the recovery of high streets in Britain's cities and large towns.
Although restrictions on opening are being lifted, high street businesses remain at risk while office workers remain at home.
Lessons from Germany & Tees Valley.
As lockdown begins to ease and domestic tourism looks set to return, we examined how tourism affects local economies up and down the country.
If April claimant count data suggested cities and large towns in the North and Midlands were hardest hit, May's release shows that cities with strong economies in the South of England are now catching up.
Rolling back Covid support measures is complicated, but a framework for thinking about it suggests a clearer way forward.
Our new high streets recovery tracker shows that successful city centres have seen the largest falls in footfall. Valentine Quinio on why this is likely to be driven by significant reductions in the share of people coming from outside the city.
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New Job Retention Scheme data shows that firms in different places are taking varying decisions as to how to deal with the current uncertainty. This has implications for their ability to recover as the lockdown ends.