CLES in the Press

Making Wealth Work for all

Birmingham City Council is joining with the Centre for Local Economic Strategies and Barrow Cadbury Trust to examine how anchor institutions can boost local economic opportunities. Neil McInroy and Matthew Jackson explain the approach and the need for a closer look at growth.

Tackling Poverty Locally

Neil McInroy wrote this article for New Statesman. As part of the ‘Forging a good local society: tackling poverty through a local economic reset’ research work for Webb Memorial Trust

Do we Re:Brexit?

Downtown Manchester in Business recently hosted a special post referendum event at Alberts Square Chop House on Wednesday. The event entitled ‘Re:Brexit?’ discussed Britain’s decision to leave the European Union.

Five ways to bring money and investment into your local area

Crowdfunding isn’t the only way to get projects off the ground. There are other ways to encourage investment. With government grants disappearing and banks more reluctant to fund small businesses, local communities are seeking new ways to find investment.