Centre for Cities' latest report shows where the UK’s 344 innovation hotspots are across the country and their potential to address the UK’s sluggish productivity growth.
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The launch of Centre for Cities' latest report exploring growth hotspots around the country, and their relevance for policymakers.
Relocating high-skilled public sector jobs to a struggling area is an obvious lever to pull, but the real issue is their lack of high-skilled jobs in the private sector.
City MinutesCity Minutes: How should local government be funded?
Chief Executive Andrew Carter is joined by Researcher Stuart Bridgett to discuss the Government’s long-anticipated plan to simplify the funding landscape for local authorities.
HSBC's announcement of its intention to move its global headquarters raised concerns about Canary Wharf's future. The most revealing part of the story however is not where the bank is moving from, but where it is moving to.
The current grants system is holding local government back - join Centre for Cities and Clive Betts MP to discuss what a more streamlined system could look like.
While setting worthy ambitions and demonstrating Government has listened to objections to the current grants system, this week’s announcement from DHLUC still leaves us guessing as to how the Government intends to tackle key challenges.
Join us in Cardiff to discuss the importance of Welsh cities for both Welsh and UK prosperity.
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.