A better way of doing economics

We advocate for a socially inclusive and sustainable economy. Through the decentralisation of economic power, we envisage a more diverse, redistributive and prosperous economy that benefits local communities and in which more people have a meaningful stake.

 We DO


Providing advice and support to policy makers at local and regional level.


Conducting research into what makes a sustainable and prosperous localised economy.

Consultancy & Training

Supporting private companies and other organisations to win more business.


What we offer

LWM supports private companies and other organisations to win more business, contribute to wider prosperity to improve their own area, and to be ready for the future of economics where business, economy and society and its environment interact.

Through action research and practical work over many years, LWM has developed expertise in how organisations in all sectors can maximise the local benefits of their activity to mutual advantage, and how they can demonstrate these impacts.


Vacancy Coordinator (Jobshare)

Can you help us build a better economy? Vacancy: Coordinator (jobshare) Localise West Midlands Salary:             £24,757 pro rata Hours:             22.5 hours per week (negotiable) Location:         Digbeth, Birmingham Deadline:        12 noon on Monday 25 November...

How Cambridge is supporting public houses in the local community

Localising Prosperity is a model for integrating community economic development into everyday business and understanding and building upon an area’s existing strengths so that it can develop from within – maximising the local economic and social benefits for all. This...