Skills are a key determinant of the success of people and places. Levelling up must address the root causes that are holding cities and large towns back.
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The widely held, but wrongly assumed, belief that cities are rich and towns are poor will make levelling up even more difficult if it shapes policy.
Online spend has increased everywhere, but figures offer hope to traditional bricks and mortar.
Despite claimant count remaining unchanged or declining in almost every city and large town over the past month, places are entering this second lockdown in a much weaker position than in March.
Elena Magrini analyses data on furlough and unemployment claims to examine where is entering this second English lockdown in a weaker position.
A look back at the first national lockdown as England begins a second one.
London finds itself in the unfamiliar position of being amongst the UK’s worst performing cities. Are we seeing a levelling down?
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.