In the UK, competition for jobs has risen most in places where work was already hardest to find, raising concerns about widening geographic inequality.
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This report calls for a simplification of the Treasury's Green Book methodology, stronger local government, and a Government strategy and resources to achieve levelling up.
City MinutesCity Minutes: Re-writing the Green Book for levelling up
Anthony Breach on how to reform the Government's Green Book to level up the country.
The number of people claiming unemployment benefits continues to rise, with the biggest rises in the past month in large cities and towns in the South East.
Government R&D investment should recognise the link between a place's innovative businesses and its broader economic success.
This report sets out how the Government should use the devolution white paper to reorganise and simplify local government to level up the country.
City TalksCity Talks: Dafni Papoutsaki on the links between internal migration and social mobility
Dr Dafni Papoutsaki from the Institute for Employment Studies discusses her new research on the links between internal migration and social mobility.
The UK Government has launched major reforms for the planning system – but only within England. These reforms, which will divide all land in England into three zones (growth, renewal, and...
City MinutesCity Minutes: Where in the UK is it hardest to find a job?
Elena Magrini and Pawel Adrjan join Andrew Carter to discuss the scale of the unemployment crisis facing different parts of the UK.
Some commentators have suggested that Covid will do in a couple of months what governments have tried to do for the last 80 years. This is very unlikely.