A new academic paper claims that cities make businesses no more productive than other parts of the country. But is it all that is seems?
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City TalksCity Talks: Neil O’Brien MP on building a strong national economy from the bottom up
In this episode of City Talks, Andrew Carter is joined by Neil O’Brien MP to discuss rebalancing the UK economy from the bottom up, and Onward think tank's recent report, Firing On All Cylinders.
The historical legacy of Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will hinge upon their ability – or lack of – to unite the country and deliver an orderly Brexit
Metro mayors are now established in many English cities, but Lord Heseltine argues they’re still waiting for many of the tools needed to do their job.
Despite its limitations, five years on the Northern Powerhouse still resonates with policymakers – long may it continue
The next prime minister needs to have a government programme that improves the lives of people in cities
It’s frequently assumed that universities are good for city economic growth, but the reality is less clear-cut.
Encouraging innovation should be central to the Government’s Industrial Strategy. But who should foot the bill for interventions in innovation? This is a question highlighted in our recent work on the Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Park.
Mayors: the run-up to 2020How Dan Jarvis uses his limited powers to improve Sheffield’s skills provision
The Sheffield City Region authority doesn’t yet have the powers of other metro mayors, but the mayor’s support of the Sheffield Children’s University highlights how he can still target the challenges his area faces.
Many areas will no doubt look to the West Midlands’ newly published local industrial strategy as a template, but they must identify what the barriers to high productivity businesses are in their own areas if they are to be useful