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Link between the strength of a local economy and the rates and character of self-employment. Self-employed people need better access to training to respond to the changing world of work. ...
This event at Conservative Party Conference will focus on what cities can do – and what they need from central government – to get people and their skills robot-ready.
This event at Labour Party Conference will focus on what cities can do – and what they need from central government – to get people and their skills robot-ready.
Cities can offer low-skilled people good economic outcomes that support inclusive growth aims, but inclusive growth cannot come without economic growth.
Focussing on lifelong learning will be crucial to reduce the divide between the country and make a success of life after Brexit
This briefing examines the limited economic benefit that enterprise zones have had five years on from their establishment.
New research by the Department for Education shows educational attainment for children from disadvantaged backgrounds is higher in big cities, but a lot of questions still remain unanswered
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
The Augar Review pledged to reduce the imbalance between further and higher education with important implications for cities.
On National Numeracy Day we should remember the impact of good numeracy skills on people’s life chances and the wider economy