Friday, 2 August 2013

Blast from the Past: City Markets

‘Rebalancing’ remains a mantra for Government. But the scales still tip towards our most affluent cities.

via Centre for Cities by Naomi Clayton

Our latest report, Small Business Outlook 2013, highlighted how SMEs in the UK’s weaker city economies have been hit hardest during the recession. The difference in business start-up rate between the five most and least economically successful cities increased by nearly 20% between 2008 and 2011.

Continue reading (and access the City Markets document) although I warn you that it is not the most pleasant thing you will read today.

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