local economies

  • FINDINGS

    Enhancing the value of local authority assets in town centres

    31st January 2014
    CLES and APSE have recently collaborated on a research project exploring the role and value of local authority assets in town cent...
  • CLES 10

    Better quality jobs

    31st January 2014
    The Government’s welfare reform seeks to make work pay by moving more people into paid employment. Whilst important, this much c...
  • Council assets can rejuvenate town centres

    CLES has today launched new research with the Association for Public Service Excellence.

    The research has explored the role and value of local authority assets in town centres. As town centres continue to face challenges around their vibrancy and future economic destiny, we believe there is a need to think innovatively about how town centre assets can be used more effectively and efficiently.