Inclusive growth

An economy for all

We want to build an economy that enables all people to contribute to and benefit from wealth creation, and enjoy a decent standard of living.

We believe we can drive economic growth by connecting people to economically viable opportunities, supporting career and work progression and using investment and procurement to drive change, grow local markets and supply chains, and increase productivity.

Over the next six months we will be creating a free programme of events to bring people together, share ideas, create new ones and be part of a growing and inclusive economy.

Digital businesses in West Yorkshire twice as inclusive as UK average

The first ever report on flexible working in West Yorkshire has found that digital businesses in the region offer double the number of flexible jobs than the national average.

It also revealed that the overall number of jobs advertised as flexible across all sectors in West Yorkshire was nearly 2% higher than the UK average at 13.4% meaning it is well placed to develop an inclusive labour market that creates opportunities for people who may be unable to take up roles with a more traditional working pattern.

Read the full report to find out more.

Our virtual conference

Coming soon Productivity What businesses can do to promote inclusive growth
Coming soon Anchors How to optimise public spend for inclusive growth
Coming soon Living wages Health & social care and the living wage
Coming soon Community engagement Business, disability and innovation
Coming soon Poverty How can districts share and apply best practice?
Coming soon Inclusion Big new ideas: Universal Basic Income and using our financial levers differently
Coming soon Productivity Learning lessons for the third sector
Coming soon Inclusion Informal and illegal economy: across agency action to safeguard vulnerable workers
Coming soon Skills Bringing different ideas to the skills system
Coming soon Inclusion How do the views of workers, employers, trade unions and think tanks differ on inclusive growth?
Coming soon Productivity Data hack

We hope that people from the business, public, education, voluntary and charity sectors will register to take part along with people representing special interest groups and local communities.

If you think there are ways that we can do this better or if you have an event in mind please get in touch.


Why inclusive growth matters: