‘A decade of austerity has left the financial model which underpins culture in British cities creaking at the seams.’
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‘We need to secure the creative strengths of our great cities by finding fresh ways of doing things.’
UK has a rare opportunity to ‘create a truly world-leading successor’.
It will offer financial support for more than 600 businesses, creating about 3,500 jobs over the life of the fund.
‘We all know that trust in economic institutions is low – but this isn’t inevitable.’
Funds will be deployed to help social enterprises across the region to grow and increase their impact.
Latest figures from the Scottish Government show that half a million Scots are living on less than £240 a week.
Permanent capital’ provides investment to social enterprises and charities wanting to scale up
Each borough needs a financial inclusion strategy, and local authorities should work more closely together to share information and good practice.
‘It’s clear councils are committing their own valuable resources from already-stretched budgets.’