While the UK has fantastic digital infrastructure, a divide remains between people who can afford high speed connections and those who can't.
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Discussions on R&D spending need to move beyond geographic imbalances in public funding if they are to help policy makers encourage innovation in other parts of the country.
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.
The widely held, but wrongly assumed, belief that cities are rich and towns are poor will make levelling up even more difficult if it shapes policy.
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
City TalksCity Talks: Politicians on levelling up during the Covid-19 pandemic
Four senior politicians on how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the levelling up agenda - and why it's more important than ever.