Skills

How LEPs can ensure apprenticeships drive inclusive growth

As the new Apprenticeship Levy comes into effect, Centre analyst Andy Norman argues that, if armed with the right information, LEPs can ensure apprenticeships drive inclusive growth up and down the country. Writing for the LEP Network, he contends that a key challenge for apprenticeship policy in filling the country’s technical skills shortages is one of […]

By Andy Norman

Skills

Britain’s quest for productivity growth: Hammond’s small step in the right direction

The Centre responds to a number of policy announcements made by the Chancellor Philip Hammond in the 2017 Budget.

By The Centre

Making Markets Work

Business rates are locked in the past

Writing for CapX, director of the Centre for Progressive Capitalism Thomas Aubrey argues that the current business rates system is not fit for a dynamic 21st century economy. The current system suffers from its inability to signal to firms the changing nature of rents through time. “The system is based on the idea of setting […]

By Thomas Aubrey

Skills

How skills policy can energise the modern industrial strategy

To solve the technical skills shortage and energise the industrial strategy, the government must empower prospective students and technical course providers with the data they need to make the right choices

By Andy Norman

How LEPs can ensure apprenticeships drive inclusive growth

By Andy Norman

Britain’s quest for productivity growth: Hammond’s small ...

By The Centre

Business rates are locked in the past

By Thomas Aubrey

How skills policy can energise the modern industrial strateg ...

By Andy Norman