Cities can offer low-skilled people good economic outcomes that support inclusive growth aims, but inclusive growth cannot come without economic growth.
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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
Our survey of leaders found that there was a general consensus on the importance of skills to achieving inclusive growth and supporting their economies - and there's huge appetite to take control of skills policy.
A round-up of the key themes from our recent City Talks podcast on the impact of Brexit on the UK’s cities.
The 12 Urban Myths of ChristmasMyth #3: Cities must boost their graduate retention rates
One of the things we often hear is that cities need to focus on keeping hold of the graduates that their universities produce, stemming a brain drain away from the city once they have...
The 12 Urban Myths of ChristmasMyth #1: All high streets are struggling
It’s easy to think all high streets are in crisis. Headlines constantly broadcast the struggles of big brands and the blight of boarded-up shops, and now even John Lewis has issued a profit...