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  • Recruiting: Economic Development Consultant/Senior Consultant

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    We are recruiting for a Senior Consultant/Consultant to join the team at HJA. Find out more about the role and how to apply below. ...
  • Recruiting: Assistant Consultant Economic Development

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    We are recruiting for an Assistant Consultant to join the team at HJA. Find out more about the role and how to apply below. ...
  • Recruiting: Economic Development Consultant/Senior Consultant

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    We are recruiting for a Senior Consultant/Consultant to join the team at HJA. Find out more about the role and how to apply below. ...
  • A busy week in economic development: LUF3 and the Autumn Statement

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  • Launch of Levelling Up Fund Round 3 announced for November 2023

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    Michael Gove, the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, stated in the House of Commons in October that a third round of the Levelling Up Fund will be announced before the Autumn Sta...
  • Watch our Levelling Up Fund Webinar and Q&A

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    In this webinar we give our thoughts on the final round of the UK Levelling Up Fund. The webinar is split into short videos to help you find the section you are most interested in....
  • Levelling Up Fund Round 3 Webinar and Q&A

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    Attend our webinar on Round 3 of the Levelling Up Fund, where we will discuss important elements of successful bids and answer participants' questions on their Levelling Up Fund bi...
  • 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...
  • How to develop strong Strategic and Economic Cases for Levelling Up Fund Round 3 Bids

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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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 ...
  • 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...
  • 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, ...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 ...