Local data is crucial to understand the reasons behind the UK’s economic divide and what this means for the ‘levelling-up’ agenda.
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Apprenticeships work. As revealed by research from our sister organisation, the What Works Centre for Local Economic Growth, apprenticeships can have a positive impact on skills level, wages and...
As the UK exits the EU, what does the profile of exports up and down the country mean for the nature of future trade deals?
The political imperative for investing in the North and Midlands is clear from last month’s election. But the Government must work with economic realities if it is to deliver for the voters who delivered its majority.
Mayors: the run-up to 2020What kind of mayor does the West Midlands need?
One who will use their clout to turn glittering opportunities into meaningful local benefit and tackle the underlying issues lurking in the shadows, says Henrietta Brealey, Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce.
HS2 will only level up the north if it is treated as a small part of a broader package of investment that includes improving transport within cities and people's skills.
Andrew Carter on why the geographical spread of R&D investment matters when trying to level-up the economy.
General Election 20192020 vision — What does Thursday’s vote mean for May’s Metro Mayor elections
One joy of a rare winter election is that it is now only four and a half months until the next chance for people to vote: May 2020 will see nearly 17 million people in England choosing city-region...
What is the best way to boost the economy and make the whole country more prosperous?
General Election 2019An urban manifesto
A five point plan to improve cities' prosperity and re-balance the national economy.