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Community wealth building 2019

Community wealth building 2019

This publication provides an overview of the theory of community wealth building, highlights of the past year, tried and tested practice, as well as the ways in which people, organisations and areas across the UK are forging new ground.

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Below is just a small selection of our publications related to the five principles of community wealth building. They make up a small fraction of CLES’ library of over 300 publications spanning 40 years of research.

Skills policy that
works for all

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Analysing different ways of tackling worklessness

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Towards a future for public employment

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BLOG: Work is killing us. Here are five ways to stop it.

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More bang for
the public buck

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Manchester City Council
spend analysis 2017/18

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Opportunities for public procurement post-Brexit

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Opportunities for public procurement post-Brexit

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Power of procurement II

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The economic impact of
Belfast City Council’s spend

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Making the most of small businesses, one year on

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Power of procurement

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Exploring the economic footprint of public services

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BLOG: People’s procurement

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Local authority pension funds: investing for growth

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BLOG: Wonga’s demise is the tip of the iceberg

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Community land
trusts

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BLOG: Local government and the commons

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Building an inclusive economy through community business

Building an inclusive economy through community business

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Community business and anchor institutions

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Community economic development

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Independent and community food in local centres

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Co-operatives and local service delivery?

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10 ways to engage SMEs in procurement

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