See the latest news from CLES, including press releases from us, and CLES in the press.
21st July 2016
Devolution is not without significant risks and challenges. A new joint paper ‘The Real Deal: Pushing the parameters of devolution deals’ from the Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES) and the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI) explores the restrictions in the current devolution agenda, and presents ideas for a new settlement to make devolution a force for progressive change.
19th July 2016
Additional members with different skills and experience need to be brought onto the CLES Board of Trustees to help meet our objectives.
18th July 2016
It will be your job to ensure that our policy and research findings are communicated in an inspiring, suitable and dynamic manner, and that a diverse audience hear what we have to say. The role is broad and varied!
18th July 2016
If you belong to a community that wants to work towards seeing real economic change in your area, then you’ll be thrilled to hear that the Community Economic Development programme is relaunching. The programme is looking to support 20 groups that want to take a lead in shaping their economies for the benefit of their community.
31st May 2016
The CLES Deputy Chief Executive, Matthew Jackson will continue to undertake work across Europe for the next two years as part of the URBACT III funded Procure network.
19th April 2016
CLES has been involved in developing the Greater Manchester Social Value Network, the core purpose of which is to influence stakeholders, policy and strategy at the Greater Manchester level around social value.
31st March 2016
CLES has today launched a new programme of learning events and a new series of CLES Think Time events.
23rd March 2016
Our historic and contemporary work around anchor institutions has led to a realisation that in times of economic uncertainty and austerity there is a host of unrealised potential within anchor institutions in places all across the UK which needs to be harnessed further. In this CLES 10 we therefore outline ten key steps to realising this potential.
16th March 2016
This CLES Bulletin details CLES’ thoughts on the 2016 Budget.
22nd January 2016
CLES has contributed a chapter to a new publication by Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI).