When it comes to the use of public finances for local economic growth, how can we know what is a good bet? And should governments be betting at all?
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Almost 10 million new jobs will need to be generated to recover from the pandemic, making job creation the most pressing policy challenge we face in the immediate future.
While retail and hospitality account for the largest shares of jobs on furlough across the country, the export base of some places has been particularly affected, raising concerns about their ability to bounce back.
Ensuring young people across the UK have access to relevant, good quality post-16 education and training options must be part of the Government's ‘levelling up’ agenda.
While the take-up of the Job Retention Scheme has increased everywhere in January to reflect the third lockdown, there are signs that things are less bad than during the first one.
City TalksCity Talks: Giles Wilkes on designing a successful industrial strategy
The Institute for Government's Giles Wilkes on the dos and don'ts of developing a successful industrial strategy.
While over the summer many social distancing restrictions were lifted almost everywhere, this was not reflected in the same way in local labour markets.
City TalksCity Talks: Sir John Armitt on the future of UK infrastructure
Chair of the National Infrastructure Commission Sir John Armitt on the future of UK infrastructure.
The Prime Minister’s adult skills announcements are a welcome step to support people adapt to the changing labour market while helping places ‘level up’ – the next step should be investment in job creation.
In the UK, competition for jobs has risen most in places where work was already hardest to find, raising concerns about widening geographic inequality.