By Graham Lanktree2018-12-07T00:00:00
UK cities with strong tech and life science sectors such as Cambridge will continue to outperform those with economies based on agriculture and manufacturing in the months following Brexit – but their growth is likely to slow significantly, predicts a report by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr).
The research, carried out for law firm Irwin Mitchell, predicts that Cambridge will be the UK’s top-performing city in the second quarter of 2019, growing by 2% in gross value added (GVA), followed by Reading and Milton Keynes, each growing 1.9%. Belfast is expected to be the slowest growing, at 0.4%, followed by Middlesbrough and Swansea, each tipped for 0.5% GVA growth.
You must be logged in to continue
Register for free to finish this article.
Sign up now for the following benefits:
To access this article REGISTER NOW
Would you like print copies, app and digital replica access too? SUBSCRIBE for as little as £6 per week.