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In many places workers, not leisure shoppers, are the key to high-street success
Thriving city centres offer more of a premium retail experience than those struggling to fill empty shops
The recent focus on struggling high streets ignores the success of well-performing city centres and misdiagnoses the real problem: a lack of high-skill jobs
Ahead of next week’s budget, it is rumoured that the Chancellor will make it easier to convert shops into homes. How exactly he will do this is unknown, but it sounds like he will expand...
While National Government is preoccupied with Brexit, the Chancellor should seize the opportunity to help cities prepare for the future
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Getting the right balance of commercial and residential property in the city centre will be crucial for Manchester’s economy
Nightclubs and venues are at risk from planning laws restricting the expansion of cities.
The Gatwick Diamond is a strong performer in the UK economy but its success also brings pressures