The Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES) is the UK’s leading independent charitable research and member organisation with a focus on economic development, regeneration and place-making. We think and do - promoting action and implementing progressive economic activities which create positive outcomes. Learn more >
Consultancy services for Housing
CLES offers a number of bespoke services to those involved in Housing (and regeneration more broadly) including policy and research intelligence, housing market analysis, community mapping and consultation Learn more >
Measuring local economic spend (LM3)- 27th January 2015 This CLES learning event will introduce participants to the Local Multiplier 3 (LM3) methodology. LM3 can be used to explore how the spend of a local authority service department or a project, for example, circulates in a local economy. Learn more >
Developed by CLES in collaboration with the Greater Manchester Living Wage campaign this think piece identifies a number of key roles for local government in the Living Wage agenda. Learn more >
The role of the VCS in achieving the outcomes of LEPs - This findings document outlines what we see as the key roles for the voluntary and community sector in LEPs; and how LEPs can maximise the potential of the sector so that they contribute towards their core outcomes. Learn more >
16th December 2014 January 2015 sees the launch of CLES’ new training programme. The programme has been designed with one key a...
11th December 2014 We are looking for two exceptional individuals to join our existing strong team. Both posts will contribute ac...
3rd November 2014 Developed by CLES in collaboration with the Greater Manchester Living Wage campaign this think piece identifie...