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Manchester: soft power entrepeneur

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

The future of work: a vision for the national retraining scheme

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

Setting the record straight: how record employment has changed the UK

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

Government procurement: the scale and nature of contracting in the UK

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

Powering the Midlands engine

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

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By Jake Sumner; Phillip Blond

The UK has a productivity and prosperity problem. The country languishes at the bottom of productivity indices with employees working…

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By Daniel Mahoney

New research published by the Centre for Policy Studies estimates that the cost of Labour’s renationalisation plans would be at…

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By Max Wind-Cowie

Escape Velocity: Growing Salford’s Digital and Creative Economy makes the case for continued Government and private sector investment in Salford’s…

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By Nick Davies; Daniel Slade

The absence of a national strategy for infrastructure has serious implications. New projects are dreamt up, reframed, scrapped and reinvented,…

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By Joe Dromey; Marley Morris; Luke Murphy

The construction industry is of vital strategic importance to the UK. A healthy construction industry will be essential if we…

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By Simon Jeffrey

To boost lagging productivity, cities will need to invest to reduce the barriers that hinder the attraction and growth of…

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By Various Authors

This discussion paper argues that industrial strategy should become a central pillar of economic policy. Given the UK economy’s deep…

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By Paul Swinney; Anthony Breach

This briefing forms part of the Centre for Cities series on the industrial strategy. It examines the geographical variation in…

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By Max Wind-Cowie

On the 10th November 2017, ResPublica launched the report Expanding Horizons: The Role for New Nuclear in the UK’s Energy…

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