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From industrial decline to innovation: the transformational impact of the AMRC

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A photo of the roundtable that took place with LUAC Members and invited guests at the AMRC

The Levelling Up Advisory Council (LUAC) visited the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) in Rotherham, showcasing the transformative potential of investing in skills, innovation, and infrastructure. The visit highlighted the importance of collaboration between government, industry, and academia in driving economic growth and regeneration, and the potential of deeper devolution powers.

Bridging the UK SME Finance Gap: Oliver Wyman report offers solutions

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An image on a screen with the title 'Levelling Up SME Funding Across the UK'

Oliver Wyman's report, commissioned by the Levelling Up Advisory Council, identifies regional disparities in UK SME access to finance. The report highlights factors contributing to these disparities and provides recommendations to create a more balanced distribution of finance across the UK, aiming to unlock untapped potential and drive economic growth.