78 posts categorised "Growth"
March 25, 2021 Did the Budget play to the levelling up agenda? As we look to recovery, the tax system and public spending are two key levers the Government can use to boost equality and level up the UK.
March 22, 2021 Why gender and regional inequality need to be at the heart of levelling up To truly ‘level up’, economic and social policy needs to directly address how gender inequality and regional inequality come together.
March 17, 2021 Business leaders say skills, infrastructure and Net Zero should be priorities for Government Business leaders say skills, infrastructure and Net Zero should be priorities for the UK Government.
January 14, 2021 Working together for a fair recovery Quentin Cole looks beyond the immediate challenges of the pandemic towards recovery and the opportunity to create a more equitable, greener and sustainable future.
December 09, 2019 How data can drive Good Growth for Cities As we enter a new chapter in public spending, it’s a good time to reflect on the impact of sustained years of reduced funding and slow economic recovery from recession and how they have reshaped the places in which we live.
November 28, 2019 Creating a fairer future for the UK: scaling-up the potential Our 2019 PwC Scale GovTech Programme has welcomed 10 scale-ups with innovate ideas to transform the government sector, with clear links to our recent Future of Government campaign. Find out more.
September 04, 2019 Time for a fair spending review? by Daniel Burke UK Strategy& Partner Email +44 (0)7764 661609 Spending Reviews – of which there was a mini, and fast tracked, one today –...
July 03, 2019 How can the next Spending Review work better for different places? Reflecting on our roundtable with the Institute for Government Nancy Park considers how the Spending Review can work better for different places
April 25, 2019 It's time to speed up with the under 35s By Grant Klein. Changing customer expectations are directly impacting regional bus and train operators. Unless they act now, they’ll continue to lose their passengers.
March 21, 2019 Which taxes could be devolved to local government in England? By Mike Suarez and Sharon Blain. What are the options for tax devolution in England and how much revenue could they generate?
November 27, 2018 Tax devolution: overdue or over-rated? By Andy Theedom and Sharon Blain. Is tax devolution in England overdue or over-rated? We explore the options for local taxes, from stamp duty to income tax.
November 01, 2018 Be careful what you wish for? Will lifting the housing cap be enough to get Britain building? By Mike Suarez. Local authorities, house builders and housing associations have been calling for the HRA cap to be lifted for many years, but will it be enough to address the UK housing challenge?
November 01, 2018 Good growth for cities: time to take the long view By Jonathan House. With a decade worth of data, this year's Good Growth for Cities report looks back at the last ten years to uncover the fundamental drivers of growth.
October 03, 2018 Spending Review 2019: this time can it be different? What will it take for the 2019 Spending Review to help underpin a renewed and reinvigorated public service ready to take the country beyond Brexit?
October 01, 2018 Creating places and opportunities for everyone By Jonathan House. How can we create places and opportunities for everyone? Leadership and a credible shared plan are key, says Jonathan House in his blog from Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham.
September 18, 2018 Is the Fair Funding Review asking the right questions? By Andy Theedom The Fair Funding Review aims to develop an improved assessment of councils’ spending needs and revenue-raising capacities to inform a new system...
July 13, 2018 Delivering place based growth: setting the foundations for economic success With councils facing barriers to local growth and uncertainty around Brexit, Ben Pykett explores how local authorities can build the foundations for economic success.
June 22, 2018 Working longer: an economic and social imperative By Rachel Taylor, John Hawksworth and Nick C Jones It is good news that we are living longer. But we know that an ageing population...
June 01, 2018 Taking the UK’s economy to new heights – how drones are giving a powerful new perspective By Elaine Whyte Drones are becoming an increasingly familiar sight in the skies above us. And they are playing a growing role in many areas...