Are your people P.E.O.P.L.E.?

August is for many people a quieter work month or one where you take some well-deserved holiday, farmers excepted! As such I thought I would pen a few words on one of my passions in life which is people. Throughout my life I have enjoyed meeting and working with people…
Matthew Hopkinson
13th August 2018
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Why Westminster can’t save the UK high street

Guest blog by Bill Grimsey. First appeared in Daily Telegraph on 4th July 2018 when #GrimseyReview2 was launched at the Local Government Association conference in Birmingham, UK. Matthew Hopkinson was a co-author. The review is available to download from   Big levers in Whitehall can’t stop the retail bloodbath, argues…
Matthew Hopkinson
4th July 2018

The Grimsey Review 2 (2018)

Grimsey Review 2, 'It's time to reshape our town centres',  published in July 2018. A 'five years on' follow up to Grimsey Review 1 (2013) with evidence of how UK towns are changing, recommendations, best practice and case studies from across the UK and Belgium. 4 key findings, 3 barriers…
Matthew Hopkinson
3rd July 2018