The nature of self-employment varies starkly across the country; ensuring that legislation adequately supports self-employed people will be particularly important in places with weaker labour markets.
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Elena Magrini calls for a cross-party, long-term commitment to adult education and lifelong learning to reengage ‘left behind’ people and places.
City MinutesCity Minutes: What’s driving self-employment in cities?
In just ten minutes, Analyst Elena Magrini explains how changes in the labour market and the gig economy are playing out differently across the country and finds that there are a few industries driving self-employment in cities.
Changes in the labour market and the gig economy are playing out differently across the country.
This event at Conservative Party Conference will focus on what cities can do – and what they need from central government – to get people and their skills robot-ready.
This event at Labour Party Conference will focus on what cities can do – and what they need from central government – to get people and their skills robot-ready.
Cities can offer low-skilled people good economic outcomes that support inclusive growth aims, but inclusive growth cannot come without economic growth.
Focussing on lifelong learning will be crucial to reduce the divide between the country and make a success of life after Brexit
This briefing examines the limited economic benefit that enterprise zones have had five years on from their establishment.
New research by the Department for Education shows educational attainment for children from disadvantaged backgrounds is higher in big cities, but a lot of questions still remain unanswered