Government R&D investment should recognise the link between a place's innovative businesses and its broader economic success.
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Overall city centre footfall rose this summer but London still has a lot of catching up to do.
People have returned to city centre shops and bars as lockdown has eased. But they haven’t responded to calls to go back to city centre offices.
The Centre for Cities High Street Recovery Tracker now includes data on spending. How does this relate to footfall?
The Eat Out To Help Out scheme and good weather are benefiting seaside towns more than big cities.
Concern for our high streets has been exacerbated by the pandemic — but this time it is big cities that are suffering more, says Andrew Carter.
The scale and density of cities means that they offer more choice - not just for work but also play.
Claims by ministers that freeports will create hotbeds of innovation in deprived areas do not reflect the realities of where innovation happens.
How has the pandemic affected prospects for growth around the country?
Footfall data suggests that while smaller cities did see busy high streets, activity was sluggish in larger cities.