Cities are charging employers for parking spaces to help fund local infrastructure

Published: 03/10/18
As government budget cuts continue to bite and competition for funding increases, it’s becoming harder for UK cities to secure the money needed to build or maintain good quality infrastructure.

Poorest families locked out of jobs market by 'unaffordable and unreliable' local transport

Unaffordable and unreliable public transport is cutting off the poorest families in the north from crucial job opportunities, a study has found. Researchers from Sheffield Hallam University and the University of Sheffield, commissioned by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF), interviewed residents in neighbourhoods across north of England and Scotland.

Talent Match Programme boosts well-being and job prospects for Britain’s 'hidden' unemployed youth

An innovative project set up to tackle youth unemployment in the UK has led to nearly half of participants finding work, a study by Sheffield Hallam University has found.
Sheffield Hallam University was commissioned to evaluate the Big Lottery Fund's £108 million Talent Match programme and found its innovative youth-centred design and emphasis on local partnerships was turning the tide for Britain's 'hidden' unemployed youth.
Talent Match is a National Lo

Catherine Harris

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Research Fellow

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Cathy is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research (CRESR). She has particular interests in research with the voluntary and community sector and exploring the needs and experiences of vulnerable groups.

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