New research confirms some of our worries: to be more inclusive, strong city economies need to work on becoming more accessible.
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Mayors: the run-up to 2020What Tim Bowles is doing about skills inequalities across the West of England
Despite few formal devolved powers, Tim Bowles has unveiled a package of measures to boost skills provision in the West of England.
Mayors: the run-up to 2020How Dan Jarvis uses his limited powers to improve Sheffield’s skills provision
The Sheffield City Region authority doesn’t yet have the powers of other metro mayors, but the mayor’s support of the Sheffield Children’s University highlights how he can still target the challenges his area faces.
North of Tyne's new Mayor should focus on boosting the city region's economy.
Cities can offer low-skilled people good economic outcomes that support inclusive growth aims, but inclusive growth cannot come without economic growth.
Since the introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy there has been a drop in apprenticeship starts and this has hit hardest the cities that need them the most
While arguments rage about how the Stronger Towns Fund came about and the size of it, the more fundamental question is what should it be spent on?
The best way to create resilient town and city centres with a strong demand for local services is to encourage broader jobs growth
While the number of degree holders has risen everywhere in recent years, some cities are pulling away
We examine why a one-size-fits-all approach to solving cities’ challenges does not work