See the latest news from CLES, including press releases from us, and CLES in the press.
3rd November 2014
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.
21st October 2014
The Centre for Local Economic Strategies and Cardiff University’s Sustainable Places Research Institute (PLACE) are presenting a Sustainable Local Economies evening seminar series.
10th October 2014
CLES has recently undertaken some research into the implications of implementing a living wage through Manchester City Council’s supply chain.
15th September 2014
The report details evidence on trends in health inequalities and flowing from this provides a set of recommendations – based on the root causes of health inequalities – for policies that can address social inequalities in health within the North and between the rest of England.
12th September 2014
CLES and The Smith Institute are hosting two fringe events at the Labour Party Conference on the 22nd September. ‘Will Labour (really) invest in social housing?’ and ‘Labour’s Agenda for making local economies matter’. Both events are free to attend and are outside of the conference cordon.
10th September 2014
The Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES) has appointed a new Associate Director to strengthen its senior team. Dr Mark Lang joins the UK’s leading local economies think tank this week at the beginning of a new phase in CLES’ development.
3rd September 2014
The Centre for Local Economic Strategies and the Federation of Small Businesses are calling on the government to take a fresh look at the role of local enterprise partnerships (LEPs).
10th July 2014
Voluntary Sector North West’s annual conference in…
9th July 2014
CLES is excited to be involved in a consortium in partnership with the Scottish Government to create a new toolkit for towns practitioners and communities. The work has been commissioned by the Scottish Government and follows the Trust’s contributions to the Town Centre Review.
9th July 2014
The CLES website has been revamped to include a new CLES Work section detailing our key areas of activity.