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Getting the green light: achieving sustainability at a local level

This briefing assesses what role councils and businesses can play in reaching Net Zero and makes a series of recommendations for financing and delivering vital net zero projects in our communities.
Published: 08 July 2021
Author: Scott Corfe
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London coronavirus economy tracker – April 2021

This report, the fifth in a series commissioned by Peabody, updates our analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on London's economy. It explores the latest timely data on economic outcomes to produce an as up-to-date picture as possible.
Published: 22 April 2021
Author(s): Amy Norman, Scott Corfe
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London coronavirus economy tracker – February 2021

This report, the fourth in a series commissioned by Peabody, updates our analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on London's economy. It explores the latest timely data on economic outcomes to produce an as up-to-date picture as possible.
Published: 26 February 2021
Author(s): Amy Norman, Scott Corfe
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London coronavirus economy tracker – November 2020

Key findings: The latest claimant count data show unemployment continuing to rise in London. Between August and October, the claimant count increased by 1.2% in the capital, compared with a...
Published: 18 November 2020
Author(s): Amy Norman, Scott Corfe
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London coronavirus economy tracker – September 2020

This report, commissioned by Peabody, examines the emerging impact of the coronavirus crisis on London’s economy. It explores the latest timely data on economic outcomes to produce an as up-to-date picture as possible.
Published: 18 September 2020
Author(s): Amy Norman, Scott Corfe
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A new life for the high street

Key points Emerging evidence suggests that lockdown will change consumer and business behaviour on a long-lasting basis, with a permanent shift to homeworking and digital retail. This change will impact...
Published: 22 July 2020
Author: Scott Corfe
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Unlocking Britain

These proposals are informed by the work of the Unlock Britain Commission, a group of independent advisors, business leaders and politicians, led by Afolami and convened to stimulate new economic...
Published: 17 June 2020
Author: Bim Afolami MP
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Devolution and poverty: Can we tackle poverty at a local level?

Greater devolution in England has been largely framed around growth, with much less debate about the effect on poverty. This paper is intended to provide a summary of the key questions and considerations facing policymakers, informed by two roundtable events held in Birmingham and London, with politicians and policymakers from local and central Government, local charities, and experts on city growth and poverty.
Published: 08 June 2016
Author: Nida Broughton
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Disconnected Citizens: Is Community Empowerment the Solution?

This essay discusses how, despite community empowerment being presented as a panacea for many social ills, the evidence in relation to some outcomes is relatively patchy.
Published: 18 June 2008
Author: Jessica Prendergrast
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