London finds itself in the unfamiliar position of being amongst the UK’s worst performing cities. Are we seeing a levelling down?
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Lahari Ramuni's round up of what's happened to footfall and spending on high streets and city centres this year.
Job postings are slower to recover where more people work from home and high-street footfall remains low, making it harder for redundant workers to find jobs.
While over the summer many social distancing restrictions were lifted almost everywhere, this was not reflected in the same way in local labour markets.
This is the first recession where real time data from private companies is giving up to date information on the performance of the economy. It’s time the public sector caught up.
What impact did the Prime Minister's calls for people to work from home again, after attempts to get people back into the office over the summer, have on worker footfall in city and town centres?
Unemployment claims continue to rise, but at a slower pace, suggesting the gradual phase out of the job retention scheme has not translated into unemployment. At least not yet.
September's update to the High Streets Recovery Tracker shows that the recovery of high streets has come to a stall in September.
City TalksCity Talks: Politicians on levelling up during the Covid-19 pandemic
Four senior politicians on how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the levelling up agenda - and why it's more important than ever.
Covid-19 has encouraged places to look for new sources of knowledge and new tools, but a lack of cohesiveness is limiting what can be done.