Brexit: potential impacts for local economies

‘Hard Brexit’ could leave local economies struggling Manufacturing and low-income localities in North and Midlands particularly vulnerable A ‘hard Brexit’ without special arrangements to support jobs and industries will hit Britain’s manufacturing centres and poorest localities hardest, research published today by economic experts My Local Economy reveals (The full report is available here). While attention […]

Brexit: Potential Impacts for Local Economies

‘Hard Brexit’ could leave local economies struggling Manufacturing and low-income localities in North and Midlands particularly vulnerable A ‘hard Brexit’ without special arrangements to support jobs and industries will hit Britain’s manufacturing centres and poorest localities hardest, research published today by economic experts My Local Economy reveals (The full report is available here). While attention […]

Boost and broaden your local economic strategy in 2017

How we implemented a step-change in regional economic strategy and ambition in under 12 months, in collaboration with stakeholders, businesses and leading global experts…. During much of 2015 and 2016 I was privileged to help establish and manage the London Stansted Cambridge Corridor Growth Commission. The Growth Commission was a panel of independent experts set up […]

Local economic strategies: our top 10 tips and ideas

At My Local Economy, we pride ourselves on assisting local organisations and stakeholders develop local economic strategies that directly reflect genuine local strengths, capabilities and opportunities. We’re different to other consultants in our field – and we tend to get clients who want to move forward in terms of tangible delivery tasks, and want new solutions for […]

Local Economic Development: why doing nothing is not an option

“But surely the growth will happen anyway, we don’t need to do anything?” I was at a meeting of senior stakeholders a few weeks ago when one of them said “but surely the growth will happen anyway, we don’t need to do anything.” I almost fell off my seat. Firstly, we were sitting in an […]

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