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NewsCLES is seeking a new Chair for its board of Directors/Trustees.

6th January 2017

This is an exciting and unique opportunity to Chair the UK’s leading member and research organisation dedicated to local economic development. Celebrating 30 years anniversary and with a new business plan in place, CLES aims to maintain and develop its status as the go to Centre for progressive ideas.

The social city

12th December 2016

‘The only thing that trickles downward is…

NewsDevolution: Beyond the rhetoric

22nd November 2016

Ahead of the Autumn Statement announcement on…

CLES in the pressMaking Wealth Work for all

10th November 2016

Birmingham City Council is joining with the Centre for Local Economic Strategies and Barrow Cadbury Trust to examine how anchor institutions can boost local economic opportunities. Neil McInroy and Matthew Jackson explain the approach and the need for a closer look at growth.

NewsCLES is recruiting!

13th October 2016

Associate Director, Manchester, £33k – £45k

NewsBringing community wealth to Birmingham

28th September 2016

Funded by the Barrow Cadbury Trust, CLES will be undertaking work in Birmingham over the next 18 months exploring how the power of anchor institutions based in the City can be harnessed for maximum local economic and social benefit.

NewsWhat is a good city economy?

28th September 2016

A new report reveals the cities at the forefront of a new movement to build neighbourhood wealth and prosperity. The report is a joint project between New Start magazine, Centre for Local Economic Strategies and New Economics Foundation.

NewStart - The magazine for creating better places
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