More than a century later, COVID-19 has decidedly knocked us all off-balance – and our regions are likely to take some time to regain it. Which regions should we be most concerned about?
The green transition is reshaping jobs, firms and places. It is also creating ‘winners and losers’ as we race to reach Net Zero, with gaps emerging in the distribution of green jobs. Left unchecked, this could lead to some places being left behind, jeopardising the green transition. What can cities and regions do to boost green job creation?
There can be no route to net zero without bringing smaller businesses with us. Some will enable the transition directly, as suppliers of low-carbon goods and services, and all will participate in the unprecedented changes that will be necessary over the next few decades.
After six decades of consistent growth, the unprecedented shock of the global COVID-19 pandemic saw tourism come to a near complete standstill. Two years on, there’s still huge uncertainty for the tourism sector. What lies in store for tourism in 2023 and beyond?
The global pandemic transformed the way we work and shop. While many businesses were able to weather the storm of the global pandemic shutdowns, running a small business along our Main Streets is now more complex.
Over several years, the Innovation Growth Lab (IGL) has worked with the UK government and the European Commission on a new approach to this problem. It has set up experimentation funds to test new interventions to boost innovation and productivity among SMEs.
The rise of remote work could still entice people to move out of big cities. But as a general trend, the price of housing in and around cities has continued to rise since 2020. What should policy makers do?
What do young social entrepreneurs need to do to ensure their ideas and experiences are woven into future social entrepreneurship policies? This article has the answers…