Home to many hundreds of thousands of jobs, Leeds plays a central role in Yorkshire's economy. But just how reliant are high streets in the city's surrounding towns on its success?
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City TalksCity Talks: What are the signs that the UK is levelling up?
Henry Overman, Professor of Economic Geography at the London School of Economics joins Chief Executive Andrew Carter to discuss how to measure the scale of the underperformance of cities in the UK.
The rise of hybrid workingWhat does the geography of remote job postings across cities in the UK mean for Levelling Up?
The share of remote job postings has increased in all cities since the pandemic, but the dominance of hybrid rather than fully-remote working means that this won’t ‘level up’ economic opportunity in the UK.
Private Roundtable with Bridget Phillipson, Shadow Secretary of State for Education.
The pandemic hit Transport for London hard, and weekday ridership still lags pre-pandemic levels. But weekends have fully recovered in central London – what does this new pattern mean for the future of the network?
What should a streamlined grants system should look like?
The Levelling Up White Paper committed to streamlining the grants system for local government. A year on and the current system is still holding local government back.
From an economic perspective, returning to the office is important. But long and expensive commutes are making workers reluctant to do so.
The rise of hybrid workingIs it the place of the Government to be getting workers back to the office?
There are a number of market failures in the return to the office that mean that policy should take an active role in encouraging the return to the office.
The rise of hybrid workingHow many days are employers requiring workers be in the office?
While most employers have not spoken up about requiring staff in the office, most in central London have set base requirements.