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  • Levelling Up Fund (LUF) Bid Success

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    Hardisty Jones Associates assisted two local authorities with successful bids with a value of more than £33 million for the Levelling Up Fund Round 2, announced in January 2023....
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  • Levelling Up Fund Successful Bids

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    In our last few posts we have set out the need to prepare strong bids for LUF Round 3, and the areas of a bid that will need particular focus, based on our experience of previous b...
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  • How do you develop strong Strategic and Economic Cases for your Levelling Up Fund Round 3 Bid

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    In our previous post, we set out the need to prepare strong bids for Levelling Up Fund (LUF) Round 3, following reports of HM Treasury taking a greater interest in the award of fun...
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  • Levelling Up Fund Round 3

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    In January 2023, Secretary of State Michael Gove revealed a third round of bidding, expected after the budget in March 2023. Rounds 1 and 2 had short bidding windows. From announce...
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  • How will Net Zero impact economic development in the UK? (Part 1)

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    Over the next decade and beyond, decarbonisation is expected to play a major role in reshaping the UK economy. This will be driven by both government regulation and companies findi...
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  • Levelling Up Fund (LUF) Bid Success

    Read time: 1 mins

    Hardisty Jones Associates assisted two local authorities with successful bids with a value of more than £33 million for the Levelling Up Fund Round 2, announced in January 2023....
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  • The Impact of Covid-19 on Working Practices and Office Demand

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    An increase in remote working was one of the more enduring changes brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic – whether this change will impact UK working practices in the long term is ...
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  • Net Zero: Economic Development Implications

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    Over the next decade and beyond, decarbonisation is expected to play a major role in reshaping the UK economy. This will be driven by both government regulations and companies find...
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  • The Impact of New and Emerging Technology on Economic Development in the UK

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    Technological development is expected to play an important role in re-assessing the supply and demand of commercial property. The application of artificial intelligence, robotics, ...
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  • Town Deal Support – The Development of Economic Strategies and Business Cases

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    Hardisty Jones Associates (HJA) supports public sector policy makers in understanding how to deliver on their economic development agenda. Our work ranges from the development of e...
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  • Town Deal Support – The Implementation of Economic Strategies and Business Cases

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    Hardisty Jones Associates (HJA) has experience across the three main themes covered in the Towns Fund. As such, we will be able to support you in developing a bid for the Towns Fun...
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  • Employment Land Crisis

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    There is ongoing concern that the UK is facing and fuelling a significant shortage of employment land. There looks to be broad consensus that the challenges are complex, including ...
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