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.
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...
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
Government R&D investment should recognise the link between a place's innovative businesses and its broader economic success.
Claims by ministers that freeports will create hotbeds of innovation in deprived areas do not reflect the realities of where innovation happens.
How has the pandemic affected prospects for growth around the country?
Wednesday's Summer Statement should set out the following five key policies if it is to support a recovery across the country.