Briefing: Promoting entrepreneurship in local economies

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
February 13, 2018
Neil Reeder LGiU associate
Issues Covered
  • community engagement
  • economic development
  • economic growth
  • encouraging start-ups
  • local authority role
Economy and Regeneration, Voluntary Sector and Community Engagement
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