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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.

NewsForging a good local Society

27th July 2016

For too long, we have either turned a blind eye to poverty and disadvantage or hoped that a general rising tide of economic wealth would trickle down. In our new publication “Forging a good local society: Tackling poverty through a local economic reset” for Webb Memorial Trust, we set out what we could do to tackle poverty and inequality and make an economy for all.

NewsThe Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES), is seeking a new Chair for its board of Directors/Trustees.

27th July 2016

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 – showing how we can build more socially just and inclusive local economies. In this work the Chair will work with fellow board members and with the staff team.

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