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September 2016

The housing crisis – time to think big? (Labour party conference)

26 September, 2016 @ 8:15 am - 9:30 am BST
Tate Liverpool, Albert Dock, Liverpool Waterfront
Liverpool, L3 4BB United Kingdom
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Politicians, on both sides of the political spectrum, agree that Britain is simply building too few new homes. In an echo of their post-war predecessors they engage in a bidding auction to see who can promise the most new-builds. Yet while politicians make platitudinous promises do they really understand the practicalities of transforming the business model that actually gets homes built? How can housebuilders actually be enabled to meet the aspirations of a huge scaling-up of construction that everyone wants…

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Will metro mayors transform local jobs markets? (Labour party conference)

27 September, 2016 @ 8:15 am - 9:30 am BST
Tate Liverpool, Albert Dock, Liverpool Waterfront
Liverpool, L3 4BB United Kingdom
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Business and unions agree that skills shortages are the biggest barrier holding back many local economies. Construction firms struggle to build houses, high-tech firms struggle to recruit people to scale-up, and manufacturers have to rely on an ever-ageing workforce of engineers. The mismatch between what employers are looking for and the training on offer locally can prevent people from all backgrounds from getting better jobs Local leaders have long argued that they are much better placed than Whitehall civil servants…

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October 2016

Will metro mayors transform local jobs markets? (Conservative party conference)

4 October, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm BST
Fortissimo Room, Hyatt Regency Birmingham, 2 Bridge Street
Birmingham, B1 2JZ United Kingdom
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Business and unions agree that skills shortages are the biggest barrier holding back many local economies. Construction firms struggle to build houses, high-tech firms struggle to recruit people to scale-up, and manufacturers have to rely on an ever-ageing workforce of engineers. The mismatch between what employers are looking for and the training on offer locally can prevent people from all backgrounds from getting better jobs Local leaders have long argued that they are much better placed than Whitehall civil servants…

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The housing crisis – time to think big? (Conservative party conference)

4 October, 2016 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm BST
Fortissimo Room, Hyatt Regency Birmingham, 2 Bridge Street
Birmingham, B1 2JZ United Kingdom
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Politicians, on both sides of the political spectrum, agree that Britain is simply building too few new homes. In an echo of their post-war predecessors they engage in a bidding auction to see who can promise the most new-builds. Yet while politicians make platitudinous promises do they really understand the practicalities of transforming the business model that actually gets homes built? How can housebuilders actually be enabled to meet the aspirations of a huge scaling-up of construction that everyone wants…

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A post-Brexit industrial strategy

18 October, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm BST

Join us for the launch of our report on how the UK can rebalance the economy after Brexit with an industrial strategy

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Speech by Chuka Umunna MP: Brexit, free movement and membership of the single market

21 October, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am BST
EEF Council Chamber, Broadway House
Tothill Street, London SW1H 9NQ United Kingdom
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A speech by Chukua Umunna MP, advisory board member of the Centre for Progressive Capitalism, on Brexit, free movement and the UK's membership of the single market

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November 2016

Rebalancing the economy: a 21st century industrial strategy

22 November, 2016 @ 8:45 am - 1:00 pm GMT
ICAEW, Chartered Accountants’ Hall, Moorgate Place
London, EC2R 6EA United Kingdom
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A major conference debating what a 21st century industrial strategy can do to rebalance the British economy so it works for everyone

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June 2017

Book Launch: Beyond Neoliberalism, Nationalism and Socialism

13 June @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm BST
North House, 27 Great Peter Street
London, SW1P 3LN
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Join us for the launch of the Centre for Progressive Capitalism's new book, 'Beyond Neoliberalism, Nationalism and Socialism'. The event will take place at North House on Tuesday 13 June from 6.00pm to 7.30pm, with thoughts from three of the contributing authors and commentary from economist Linda Yueh.

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Financing Britain’s infrastructure through land value capture

23 June @ 12:45 pm - 2:30 pm BST
M&G (Part of Prudential Group), M&G (Part of Prudential Group)
London, EC4R 0HH
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To facilitate a wider debate, the Centre will hold a seminar on land value capture on Friday 23 June, from 12.30pm to 2.00pm.

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