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Here you will find links to recent online media coverage featuring the IED in national, regional and specialist local government, regeneration and business publications. This include news articles, input to features and opinion pieces produced by the IED’s Board of Directors and our members.


Date Publication Article
09-07-2019 The Yorkshire Post Don’t let Brexit zealots destroy Yorkshire’s rural heartlands as Show begins
01-07-2019 Public Sector Executive Five ways the UK Shared Prosperity Fund can rebalance the economy
28-06-2019 New Start How to ensure the economy is more regionally balanced
27-06-2019 LocalGov Rebalancing the economy: our time is now
01-06-2019 Architecture, Building, Contracting + Developing magazine Social value and inclusive growth: what is the role of the construction industry?
30-05-2019 Future Constructor and Architect The importance of social value in the construction industry
17-05-2019 New Start Why LEPs make a real difference to communities and people’s lives
16-05-2019 The Municipal Journal Local industrial strategies go to the very heart of what LEPs are judged by
16-05-2019 Local Government Chronicle https://www.lgcplus.com/politics/devolution-and-economic-growth/first-region-agrees-industrial-strategy-with-ministers/7028995.articleFirst region agrees industrial strategy with ministers
08-05-2019 The Municipal Journal What next for the UK Shared Prosperity Fund?
01-05-2019 New Start What's going on with the Shared Prosperity Fund?
01-05-2019 Open Access Government What is going on with the Shared Prosperity Fund?
05-04-2019 Public Finance The public sector can drive social value
01-04-2019 Open Access Government The UK’s ‘productivity puzzle’: The price of real economic measures to address this
27-03-2019 CECA Improving Social Value In The Construction Industry: IED & CECA NW Research Project Launched
27-03-2019 New Start Research to explore social value in construction
26-03-2019 Local Authority Building & Maintenance (LABM) Improving social value in the construction industry: major Institute of Economic Development-led research project launched
26-03-2019 The Planner Economic development APPG launches
18-03-2019 New Start All Party Parliamentary Group for economic development launched
14-03-2019 The Municipal Journal Brexit: will it be bad or worse?
13-03-2019 The Municipal Journal Will Brexit be bad – or worse?
06-03-2019 New Start Could an ‘Amazon Tax’ on business rates save the high street?
01-03-2019 Government & Public Sector Journal Brexit: will it be bad or worse?
26-02-2019 New Start With a month to go, how will Brexit affect local economies?
19-02-2019 New Start Why universities are key drivers for economic development
31-01-2019 Built Environment Networking CaMKOx Corridor: Academic moots high speed inter varsity rail tunnel
24-01-2019 Open Access Government The UK’s ‘productivity puzzle’: The price of real economic measures to address this
07-01-2019 Rural Services Network IED Annual Conference Review
07-01-2019 The Guardian Need to sign on? You'll have to walk 24 miles to the jobcentre
04-01-2019 New Start Seaside towns big winners at regeneration awards
01-01-2019 Built Environment Networking UK Construction & Property Events Worth Attending in 2019


Date Publication Article
20-12-2018 New Start How Fife became the ‘Most Enterprising Place in Britain’
19-12-2018 Southend-on-Sea Borough Council Council projects scoop award for addressing skills gaps
18-12-2018 South East Business Maidstone Borough Council wins Best Implementation award
18-12-2018 Bridlington Free Press Bridlington Spa celebrates 10th anniversary with a national award
14-12-2018 Government & Public Sector Journal IED publishes response to UK Shared Prosperity Fund call for evidence
14-12-2018 Cannock Chase Council Council’s support for McArthurGlen designer outlet in Cannock recognised in national awards
13-12-2018 Business in Maidstone Maidstone Borough Council wins IED's Best Implementation award for The Business Terrace
07-12-2018 The Planner Call for planning authorities to influence struggle against poverty
07-12-2018 The Planner McCann warns inequalities are driving huge wedges in UK
07-12-2018 The Planner Hutton warns Brexit vote reveals state of broken Britain
07-12-2018 Public Finance Hutton calls for action on wealth inequalities
06-12-2018 Local Government Chronicle Cathy Parker: town centre survival depends on more than retail
05-12-2018 The Planner High street regeneration - a puzzle to be solved
05-12-2018 New Start Let’s stop talking about ‘productivity’
04-12-2018 Public Finance How to solve the high street regeneration puzzle
03-12-2018 New Start Solving the high street regeneration puzzle
03-12-2018 Public Finance Let’s stop talking about ‘productivity’
02-12-2018 The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Inclusive Growth TIME TO INCLUDE THE EXCLUDED IN ECONOMIC GROWTH
05-11-2018 Rural Services Network SPOTLIGHT ON THE RSP - NOVEMBER 18 EDITION
25-10-2018 New Start Will next week’s budget solve the UK’s ‘productivity puzzle’?
23-10-2018 Open Access Government The declining high street: A final nail in the coffin of local government services?
19-10-2018 Conservative Home Nigel Wilcock: Councils need clarity on how they will be financed after 2020
19-10-2018 Minutehack Budget 2018: What Price Real Measures To Address The Productivity puzzle?
09-10-2018 Natwest Content Live SME growth: when to spend
03-10-2018 Local Government News Is the declining high street a final nail in the coffin of local government services?
02-10-2018 Government Business Local government services and the declining High Street
02-10-2018 New Start Is the ‘death of the high street’ a final nail in the coffin for local government services?
13-09-2018 New Start Impact investing: we need to showcase our profession’s expertise
11-07-2018 New Start Creating a Living Wage Place: a pilot and vision
27-06-2018 Placemaking Resource Analysis: Is there space for small business in the city?
22-06-2018 Open Access Government Time to “include the excluded” and ensure full participation in economic growth
20-06-2018 Yorkshire Post Piece Hall has played a leading role in Halifax's continued regeneration
20-06-2018 Municipal Journal Doubts raised over local industrial strategies rollout
19-06-2018 Local Government News Councils warn about ‘damaging’ economic development funding cuts
19-06-2018 New Start Economic development cuts could make Industrial Strategy ‘impossible’
18-06-2018 Local Government Chronicle Warning ability to deliver economic growth 'eroded' by cuts
29-05-2018 New Start Leadership Spotlight: Nigel Wilcock of the Institute of Economic Development
09-05-2018 FE News HMtreasury Professional Economist Integrated Degree Apprenticeship Standard to go-ahead
18-04-2018 New Start IED calls for northern investment following public transport consultation
06-04-2018 The Press (York) Transport feedback wanted
05-04-2018 Place North West TfN starts work as formal transport body
05-04-2018 The Business Desk IED responds to Transport for the North’s Draft Strategic Transport Plan consultation
04-04-2018 Economia Planning for a fair economy
22-03-2018 Open Access Government Is the UK Industrial Strategy fit for the future?
01-03-2018 Local Government News A champion for LEPs
26-02-2018 New Start Aligning skills interventions with regional economic strategy
21-02-2018 North West Evening Mail Multi-million pound funding secured for for A590 roundabout near Ulverston
15-02-2018 North West Evening Mail New role for South Lakeland council boss on national body
15-02-2018 In Cumbria New role for South Lakeland council boss on national body
15-02-2018 New Start Can we deliver 100,000 affordable homes per year?
15-02-2018 Huffington Post Inside The Community That Voted Hardest For Brexit And Now Stands To Lose Most
23-01-2018 The Planner IED announces appointments to its board
16-01-2018 Government & Public Sector Journal LEP ‘champion’ joins Institute of Economic Development board
16-01-2018 The LEP Network LEP champion joins board of Institute of Economic Development
15-01-2018 Government & Public Sector Journal Fife Council employability expert takes up Institute of Economic Development role
11-01-2018 Scottish Business News Network Fife Council employability expert takes up Institute of Economic Development role