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By Andy Norman

To capitalise on the opportunities of Brexit, Britain must first solve its skills crisis

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Using the example of the automotive industry, skills analyst Andy Norman explains why Britain must first solve its skills crisis if it is to make the most of Brexit
By Andy Norman

Why apprenticeship policy must prioritise quality

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While recent apprenticeships policy has tended to focus on quantity, skills analyst Andy Norman argues that if we are to tackle the country's skills shortages we need to prioritise quality
By Thomas Aubrey

The British electorate moves beyond neoliberalism, nationalism and socialism

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The British people have spoken loud and clear by returning a hung parliament. They have rejected a hard Brexit and a drift towards nationalism. But they have also rejected a return to the neoliberalism of the 1980s and the socialism of the 1970s.
By Thomas Aubrey

Landowners should not reap all the benefits from development

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Writing for Inside Housing, centre director Thomas Aubrey argues that it should be dynamic city regions, not unproductive landowners, that capture the uplift in land value when housing is built.
By The Centre

Edinburgh could benefit from £8.6 bn in additional funds by capturing land value

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A new report prepared by the Centre for Progressive Capitalism for Built Environment Forum estimates the returns from land value capture for the Edinburgh City Region over a 20-year period.
By Andy Norman

Technical skills: How do the election manifestos compare?

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Skills analyst Andy Norman discusses how the Conservative and Labour Manifestos compare on technical skills
By Thomas Aubrey

New land compensation rules will drive up infrastructure investment and raise the rate of housebuilding

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Centre director Thomas Aubrey sets out the case for the new land compensation rules, showing that they will will drive up infrastructure investment and raise the rate of housebuilding
By Andy Norman

How a lack of technical skills may be holding back the West Midlands economy

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Recent analysis by the Centre suggests that the economy is being held back by a lack of key technical skills, with as many as 43% of vacancies for technical roles categorised as skills shortage vacancies.
By Con Keating

Pre-pack Insolvency and Defined Benefit Pensions

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Con Keating, head of research at Brighton Rock Group, discusses the use of pre-pack resolutions for distressed companies with pensions deficits, arguing that the problem is not one of ‘moral hazard’.