Budget 2021

Nurse’s pay: 76% of workers facing pay cut are women, says Labour
Politics

Nurse’s pay: 76% of workers facing pay cut are women, says Labour

A controversial pay offer, which workers say would represent a real terms pay cut for nurses, has seen the government face heavy criticism.

Nobel laureate economist warns UK Budget fails to end austerity
Politics

Nobel laureate economist warns UK Budget fails to end austerity

Joseph Stiglitz said the Budget fails to end austerity, containing “more rhetoric than conviction” despite promises of a redistributive plan. 

What does the Budget mean for poverty in the UK?
Opinion

What does the Budget mean for poverty in the UK?

Dave Innes, head of economics at JRF, says the Chancellor fell someway short of what he needed to deliver at the 2021 Budget.

Vulnerable youngsters to be given more cash to ‘break cycle of homelessness’
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Vulnerable youngsters to be given more cash to ‘break cycle of homelessness’

Budget ‘leaves 750,000 jobs at risk’, says think tank IPPR
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Budget ‘leaves 750,000 jobs at risk’, says think tank IPPR

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Sunak’s Budget will ‘pull 500,000 into poverty’
Politics

Sunak’s Budget will ‘pull 500,000 into poverty’

What does the 2021 Spring Budget mean for the big issues facing the UK?
Politics

What does the 2021 Spring Budget mean for the big issues facing the UK?

This Budget does nothing to help women at the sharp end of the pandemic
Opinion

This Budget does nothing to help women at the sharp end of the pandemic

Chancellor has just ‘postponed the pain’ for poorest with benefits extension
Politics

Chancellor has just ‘postponed the pain’ for poorest with benefits extension

ExcludedUK: Budget self-employment support is ‘too little, too late’
Politics

ExcludedUK: Budget self-employment support is ‘too little, too late’

Will the Budget’s stamp duty holiday help buyers? Don’t bet on it.
Opinion

Will the Budget’s stamp duty holiday help buyers? Don’t bet on it.

What does the Budget mean for the environment?
Politics

What does the Budget mean for the environment?

Internet reacts to ‘weird’ Treasury team photo
Politics

Internet reacts to ‘weird’ Treasury team photo

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3 million ‘excluded’ from pandemic support demand help in Spring Budget
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3 million ‘excluded’ from pandemic support demand help in Spring Budget

Sunak’s ‘mishandling’ of furlough caused redundancy spike, says Labour
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Sunak’s ‘mishandling’ of furlough caused redundancy spike, says Labour