See the latest news from CLES, including press releases from us, and CLES in the press.
20th May 2013 By Neil McInroy
New Start- May 2013- For placemakers, economics should be central. For me, placemaking which solely focusses on design and forgets the economics is not actually placemaking – it’s just decoration!
20th March 2013
Matthew Jackson, Head of Research at CLES has written an article which features in the Derry City Council Social Procurement: Building a brighter future 2013 brochure
18th March 2013 By Neil McInroy
Public Service Magazine- The second half of this government should be about ramping up arguments and activities for greater investment, creating jobs and stimulating economic recovery
4th March 2013
Over the course of the last year, CLES has been in receipt of grant funding from the Barrow Cadbury Trust to further develop our research work around resilience.
21st February 2013 By Clifton Robinson
Blog in Inside Housing- The government’s welfare reforms have been well documented but their full potential impact is not well understood.
31st January 2013
CLES has recently received funding from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation to undertake a literature review and develop an evidence base around how place based activity can be utilised to address poverty and create resilience.
15th January 2013 By Yakub Qureshi and Amy Glendinning
The Greater Manchester Poverty Commission says 600,000 people are already in ‘extreme poverty’ – and a total of 1.6m residents, equal to half the region’s population, could be at risk if the economic crisis deepens. The stark findings are part of a major study which demands urgent action to prevent more families being sucked into debt.
19th October 2012
An innovative learning and discovery series for North West councillors on the matters shaping policy and practice in your local communities
18th October 2012
CLES is offering the chance to attend one of our training courses and take out CLES/ New Start membership at a special discounted rate.
4th October 2012
CLES has been undertaking research with housing organisations seeking to understand the impact emerging policy is having upon their operations and services and importantly how they are adapting.