While unemployment rates are at a record low, many people remain excluded from the labour market. New research tries to count them across UK cities.
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City TalksCity Talks: David Blanchflower on where all the good jobs have gone
Current low unemployment figures are taken as proof that the labour market is doing well, however, in this episode of City Talks, Professor Blanchflower points out that many workers are in fact under-employed or have given up trying to find a well-paid job
Places assumed to have weak local economies, hollowed-out by a workforce commuting elsewhere, may instead be thriving
As robots take over the world of work, this report investigates the types of skills that humans will increasingly need to succeed in the future.
City TalksCity Talks: Amy Goldstein on the story of Janesville and its response to economic shock
In this episode of City Talks, Andrew Carter is joined by Amy Goldstein, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist at The Washington Post and author of the widely-acclaimed book Janesville: An...
Which places have the most fast food outlets – and what does this tell us about the amenities they offer?
Several cities have opened their doors to the new Channel 4 HQ, but do they meet the broadcaster’s key criteria?
Last week marked the half-way point in the two-year time limit for Brexit negotiations under Article 50. While there is now a transition deal in place to avoid a cliff-edge exit next year, there...
The Government needs to give cities and businesses more flexibility over apprenticeships to improve take-up and efficiency in the system.
The impact of the US city’s car-plant closure highlights important policy issues for UK cities