New Job Retention Scheme data shows that firms in different places are taking varying decisions as to how to deal with the current uncertainty. This has implications for their ability to recover as the lockdown ends.
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The Government has restated in recent weeks its commitment to 'levelling up' the economy once the current crisis subsides. But how should this be done?
How should the Government roll back its support in a way that allows growth to occur across the country?
Coronavirus lockdown restrictions are now lifting across the UK, but are people in cities making the most of their newfound freedom?
City MinutesCity Minutes: Why the economic impact of Coronavirus will be felt differently across the UK
Nowhere is feeling the economic and social impact of Coronavirus more than UK’s cities and largest towns. In under ten minutes, Senior Analysts Elena Magrini and Kathrin Enenkel explain why the economic impact of the pandemic will be bigger in some places than others.
Interventions to get unemployed people back to work must be timely, tailored and localised.
The latest unemployment data and claimant counts across the country
City TalksCity Talks: Face-to-face interaction and why cities still matter in the information age
Many expect the Coronavirus pandemic to bring about a working from home revolution. In this podcast Jonathan Reades and Martin Crookston join Andrew Carter to discuss face-to-face interaction and why cities still matter in the information age.
Twenty years ago the economist Frances Cairncross predicted that communications technologies would lead to the spreading of jobs away from cities. In the decades since precisely the opposite has happened. But is Covid-19 about to change all that?
Join us for analysis and discussion of the impact of the pandemic and lockdown on urban transport