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By Carys Roberts; Mathew Lawrence; Loren King

As machines become increasingly capable of performing tasks once thought to be the sole preserve of people, some commentators have…

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By Professor Len Shackleton

Proportion of UK employees needing a licence to work has doubled in the last 15 years.  A new report from…

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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 Daniel Mahoney

Low productivity is a crippling problem for the British economy. And it shows little sign of improvement: levels have been…

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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 Daniel Mahoney

If anything, the UK's problem is too few robots, not too many. There are only 71 robots for every 10,000…

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By Hugo Bessis

The Gatwick Diamond (which includes the districts of Crawley, Epsom & Ewell, Horsham, Mid Sussex, Mole Valley, Reigate & Banstead and…

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