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Business Daily - Ageing infrastructure stifling northern cities’ growth
16 Jul 2014
A chronic underinvestment in the infrastructure of northern cities in the in UK is hampering growth, a report by the RSA City Growth Commission says....

Express and Star - City underspend 'may cost billions'
16 Jul 2014
The UK could lose billions of pounds every year if its infrastructure is not brought up to the standard of other developed countries, a report has warned....

Shropshire Star - City underspend 'may cost billions'
16 Jul 2014
The UK could lose billions of pounds every year if its infrastructure is not brought up to the standard of other developed countries, a report has warned....

Yorkshire Post - ‘Tube for North could help grow UK economy’
16 Jul 2014
A ‘Tube system for the North’ connecting major cities with different forms of transport could be the key to growing the nation’s economy, it is claimed....

The Journal - George Osborne's plans for the North East are stuck in the slow lane
16 Jul 2014
Jim O'Neill, former chairman of asset management at Goldman Sachs, has published a report from his City Growth Commission in which he describes how the UK economy is being held back as officials in Whitehall...

Local Gov - City growth ‘stifled’ by outdated infrastructure, report says
16 Jul 2014
Outdated infrastructure and over-centralised decision making is restricting city growth and costing the UK billions of pounds, a report claims....

BBC - North's outdated infrastructure costs UK billions
16 Jul 2014
The UK loses billions of pounds every year because of poor investment in transport and broadband, according to a new report....

ITV - HRH Princess Royal opens two schools in Redditch
14 Jul 2014
Princess Anne has been opening two new academy schools in Worcestershire today. Her Royal Highness arrived at the RSA Academy Arrow Vale by helicopter to tour its two sites....

BBC - UK 'failing' to get the most out of its heritage
14 Jul 2014
The UK is failing to make the most of its heritage, according to new research by the Royal Society for the Arts....

Charity Times - Research reveals how the UK is failing to get the most out of its heritage
14 Jul 2014
The UK’s heritage assets remain largely untapped by local authorities and could play a much greater role in helping their area thrive and succeed as a place, according to the new report launched today by the RSA....

The Telegraph - Heritage has the power to change lives
14 Jul 2014
Our ancient buildings and assets can lift people’s spirits and transform society...

The Journal - Jobs warning as former banker says Nissan staff will be poached by rivals
13 Jul 2014
City Growth Commission chair Jim O'Neill warns of skills shortage leading to Hitachi poaching Nissan staff...

The Telegraph - Forget high-speed rail, we need a Tube system in the north
11 Jul 2014
It is now up to leaders of northern cities to give the Government a specific proposal for a "mega metro"...

Workplace Savings and Benefits - Report recommends regional minimum wage enforceable by local authorities
03 Jul 2014
A commission has called for local authorities to apply to the Low Pay Commission to review and recommend to parliament that a minimum wage covering a specific geography be introduced....

Local Government Chronicle - Give councils skills budget, say thinktanks
03 Jul 2014
The government’s skills budget should be handed to local authorities because they can better identify labour market needs, two thinktanks have recommended....

The Telegraph - Call for regional minimum wage to boost UK economy
02 Jul 2014
The minimum wage should be set locally to take into account varying economic conditions around the country, says a commission...

Yorkshire Post - Bernard Ginns: Forces of power moving towards greater independence for cities
01 Jul 2014
THE man who shaped the way we think about the changing global economy has been applying his powers of analysis to what might be considered a much trickier subject – the rebalancing of the UK economy....

Yorkshire Post - BRIC star says bold schemes needed to rebalance UK economy
28 Jun 2014
When Jim O’Neill left Goldman Sachs, the man who helped shape our understanding of the changing global economy was not short of job offers....

Huffington Post - The RSA Student Design Awards Celebrate Ninety Years of Innovation
27 Jun 2014
The RSA Student Design Awards (SDAs) are celebrating ninety years of ingenuity and pushing the boundaries of conventional design. Ninety years of what the RSA'S co -director of Design, Nat Hunter, calls "design thinking"....

Wired Gov - Public backing means full steam ahead for pension reforms
26 Jun 2014
Pensions Minister Steve Webb to continue with plans to overhaul the private pensions market....


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