Lockdown changed how we live, work and shop significantly, but not all these changes have endured, nor have they been evenly spread across the country.
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Three years on from lockdown, online spend has returned to its pre-pandemic trajectory. But sectors like groceries and food and drinks sectors have drastically increased online share since the pandemic.
The UK's productivity puzzleDoes London’s strong jobs growth mean we shouldn’t worry about it’s flat lining productivity?
After the financial crisis, London lost the status of being the UK’s engine of productivity growth. Now it may risk losing the status of the UK’s engine of overall growth.
Centre for Cities tracks the latest unemployment claim statistics across the UK's cities and largest towns.
Nearly three years since the UK entered lockdown, how have our city centres changed across the country?
Three years since the Covid pandemic started, the labour market has stabilised, with employment above pre-pandemic levels for most places.
The UK's productivity puzzleA tale of two global cities: Has Paris become more attractive than London over the last decade?
A comparison with Paris highlights the weaknesses that emerged in London since the financial crisis
Cities Outlook 2023Has economic inactivity gone up everywhere in the country since the pandemic hit?
The national story of rising inactivity and labour shortages only plays out in a handful of cities and this has important implications for how policy goes about addressing the issue.
Cities Outlook 2023How is sickness-related economic inactivity playing out across the country?
Cities in the North have higher shares of inactivity due to poor health, as shown in Cities Outlook 2023.
City MinutesCities Outlook Trilogy
Chief Executive Andrew Carter and members of Centre for Cities’ research team explore the findings and implications of Cities Outlook 2023.