Work in progress


This section is designed to show our current thinking and areas of research. To find out about potential collaborations on our research programme please email or phone 0207 340 2660.

The next generation of care models
[Aug 24, 2015, by Localis]
Localis are working with KPMG on a major piece of thought leadership looking at the next generation of care models. This agenda-setting research project will analyse how a more locally-oriented care system in England will be managed.

The importance of cash to local economic growth
[Jul 30, 2015, by Localis]
Localis, in conjunction with Cardtronics, are currently investigating the importance of cash to local economic growth, culminating in a report to be published later in the year.

The mechanics of devolution deals
[Jul 20, 2015, by Localis]
Localis, in conjunction with Grant Thornton, are undertaking a major research project into the mechanics of devolution deals.


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