While from a public health perspective, the virus has touched every part of the UK, from an economic perspective it is having a bigger impact in some places than others.
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City TalksCity Talks: Lina Liakou on coronavirus and global city resilience
As cities across the world struggle to respond to the the coronavirus outbreak, how might they strengthen their resilience in the face of this deadly pandemic, and other long-term social and economic disruptions?
While there is broad consensus that there should be a geographic shift in the balance of R&D spending, there is less agreement on where it should be spent to have the greatest impact.
There is a concern that school closures – albeit necessary for public health reasons – will further widen the gap between children living in disadvantaged areas and their better off peers.
A recent study by Centre for Cities, commissioned by Connected Places Catapult, analysed which of Great Britain’s 62 cities and largest towns have the most potential to harness extra public R&D funding and convert it into wider local economic growth – helping level up the whole UK.
Uncertainty for self-employed people, home-working and the importance of agglomeration – the impact of Coronavirus on employment will be felt differently across the UK
As part of his response to Coronavirus, the Chancellor announced that small businesses in retail, leisure and hospitality will be exempted from business rates this year. But how will this play out across the country?
Mayors: the run-up to 2020Why Government plans to level up pose a challenge for metro mayor candidates
The Government's plans to level up the UK economy pose a problem for the metro mayor manifestos argues Andy Westwood.
While the Budget was trailed as being a response to Corona virus, the chancellor still made time in his hour-long speech to announce a number of policies to help the Government’s levelling up agenda.
This briefing sets out the five things that should be in the Chancellor’s Red Box if dreams of levelling up are to become a reality.