One of the biggest challenges facing cities with struggling economies is to improve the “intermediate” skills profiles of their populations.
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TIF is not the answer to local development challenges, but, if designed the right way, it can provide new opportunities for the UK’s cities to invest in their growth.
If LEPs are expected to drive the Government’s growth agenda, they need the tools to do so. That means devolving further resources, powers and freedoms to capable LEPs and getting to grips with underperforming LEPs before it is too late.
Sheffield needs to work to make the city more attractive to business and prioritise skills investment and university links.
With the right design, the NHB and LGRR can create financial incentives for growth that benefit Britain’s cities, and the UK economy as a whole.
Time is short, and if LEPs aren’t demonstrating that they’re making a difference in the next 6 months, they’ll struggle to regain the business confidence that is crucial to making them work.
The White Paper on Local Growth signals a new approach to local economic growth with a menu of new powers and governance arrangements
Over the last decade, Derby’s economy has performed solidly, but how can Derby lock in its economic success, and widen access to the high-value economy?
Firm Intentions finds practical policy ideas for how further private sector employment can be supported across England’s cities.
By working together on issues such as housing and transport, local authorities and businesses can achieve better economic outcomes.