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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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.
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.
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.
Cities Outlook 2023Solving the UK’s inactivity crisis
What does the UK's growing inactivity crisis say about the state of the labour market and how should policy tackle this urban problem?
As well as providing a deep dive into the latest economic data on the UK’s cities and largest towns, this year our flagship publication focuses on the scale and geography of economic inactivity across the country.
Dundee’s expanding gaming sector does look to have helped turn the city’s fortunes around. Now policy should attempt to broaden its sources of growth to encourage the further expansion of its economy.
The release of workplace data from the Census shows how little guide it provides for the next decade of policy decisions.
More than a year since the Covid furlough scheme ended, most urban areas appear to have bounced back to pre-pandemic employment levels – with just a couple of exceptions.