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 >
Public Services Role in Local Economies, Cardiff, 4th December. The Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES) and Cardiff University’s Sustainable Places Research Institute (PLACE) are presenting a Sustainable Local Economies evening seminar series. 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 >
At CLES, we often involve community researchers in our work if we are researching a particularly sensitive issue specific to a certain social group. Working with a community also enables the research to be a two-way process, in which we can give something back to the communities who participate in our work. Learn more >
3rd November 2014 Developed by CLES in collaboration with the Greater Manchester Living Wage campaign this think piece identifie...
21st October 2014 The Centre for Local Economic Strategies and Cardiff University’s Sustainable Places Research Institute (PLA...
10th October 2014 CLES has recently undertaken some research into the implications of implementing a living wage through Manches...