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Retail 2020 Report

This new report published by the British Retail Consortium , Retail 2020, sets out how the retail workplace landscape is expected to change in the coming years. It suggests that store closures on UK high streets and town centres could exacerbate the impact on employment in already fragile communities with weaker regions and the most…

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Innovation & the regeneration ‘journey’

The street scenes greeting me outside Swansea and Cambridge stations at either end of my regeneration ‘journey’ last week, raised questions for me about the links between regeneration and innovation. At Cambridge cranes reach skywards to signal further additions to a scene that already hosts the offices of Microsoft’s European research base and expensive apartments well-placed for…