Industrial Strategy

By Luke Murphy; Joshua Emden

Decarbonisation holds huge opportunities for the north of England. The energy sector is one of the North’s ‘prime capabilities’. The…

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By David Adam

The latest report from the BFPG “Manchester: Soft Power Entrepreneur” by David Adams, explains how Manchester has developed an enviable…

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By Mario Washington-Ihieme; Victoria Pinoncely

London's creative and cultural industries lead the world. This report looks at the barriers young people face to getting jobs…

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By Patrick Spencer

This report outlines a vision for the National Retraining Scheme. At its core is the creation of a Personal Learner…

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By Marley Morris; Tom Kibasi

The EU’s policy of state aid control has become a focal point of debate since the UK’s 2016 referendum. Some…

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By Stephen Clarke; Nye Cominetti

On the eve of the global financial crisis, the UK’s employment rate was 73.0 per cent. A decade on and…

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By Nick Davies; Oliver Chan; Aron Cheung; Gavin Freeguard

Government procurement: the scale and nature of contracting in the UK reveals that four departments – the Ministry of Justice…

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By Jonathan Dupont

What can places across the Midlands do to improve local rates of productivity and prosperity? Most countries have an unequal…

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By Luke Raikes; Leah Millward; Sarah Longlands

The north of England has rarely faced such threat and opportunity. Brexit looms; budgets in essential NHS and council services…

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