Budget 2021

What are T Levels and why should I study this new qualification?
Students learn how to drive a fork-lift truck
Education

What are T Levels and why should I study this new qualification?

This September, T Levels will be available for students wanting a more vocational qualification. But what are they and what can students study?
Nurses say levelling up is ‘lip service’ if lessons aren't learnt from Covid health inequalities
UK health inequality was reflected in Covid-19 death figures, when Bangladeshi men were five times as likely to die with the virus as their white counterparts.
Social Justice

Nurses say levelling up is ‘lip service’ if lessons aren't learnt from Covid health inequalities

Ministers ‘happy to spend millions on drones’ but ignore refugees in Budget
Rishi Sunak leaving No 10 Downing Street. Charities said he is doing too little for refugees
Politics

Ministers ‘happy to spend millions on drones’ but ignore refugees in Budget

‘It’s going to be a dark winter’: Universal credit claimants respond to the Budget
Social Justice

‘It’s going to be a dark winter’: Universal credit claimants respond to the Budget

Yes, Rishi Sunak has made domestic flights cheaper just before COP26
Environment

Yes, Rishi Sunak has made domestic flights cheaper just before COP26

Sunak announces support for working universal credit claimants in Budget speech
Rishi Sunak, who is making universal credit changes, making an announcement with a union flag behind him
Politics

Sunak announces support for working universal credit claimants in Budget speech

Rishi Sunak said homelessness funding is increasing. It's actually being cut
Tents in Butler Place in London, ont far from the houses of parliament
News

Rishi Sunak said homelessness funding is increasing. It's actually being cut

£1,000 minimum wage rise will only be worth £265 for full-time workers on universal credit
Cleaner sweeps the floor inside an office building
Employment

£1,000 minimum wage rise will only be worth £265 for full-time workers on universal credit

'We need business rates reform not crippling hikes' trade groups tell Rishi Sunak ahead of Budget
Chancellor Rishi Sunak will deliver his Budget later this month. Image credit: HM Treasury/Flickr
News

'We need business rates reform not crippling hikes' trade groups tell Rishi Sunak ahead of Budget

Nurse's pay: 76% of workers facing pay cut are women, says Labour
Red writing on a white wall which reads
Politics

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

Nobel laureate economist warns UK Budget fails to end austerity
Nobel Prize winning economist Professor Joseph Stiglitz speaking on a panel
Politics

Nobel laureate economist warns UK Budget fails to end austerity

What does the Budget mean for poverty in the UK?
Dave Innes

What does the Budget mean for poverty in the UK?

Vulnerable youngsters to be given more cash to 'break cycle of homelessness'
Politics

Vulnerable youngsters to be given more cash to 'break cycle of homelessness'

Budget ‘leaves 750,000 jobs at risk’, says think tank IPPR
Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak visit Teesport following the Budget, which campaigners warn has put 750,000 jobs at risk. Image credit: Number 10 / Flickr
Politics

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

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?
Chancellor Rishi Sunak will deliver his Budget later this month. Image credit: HM Treasury/Flickr
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
The Women’s Budget Group says the Chancellor has let women down with his budget speech. Image credit: Priscilla Du Preez / Unsplash
Thaira Mhearban

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'
Rishi Sunak's Budget did not impress ExcludedUK
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.
Jonn Elledge

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

What does the Budget mean for the environment?
What does the 2021 Budget announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak mean for the environment? Image credit: Linh Do / Flickr
Politics

What does the Budget mean for the environment?

Internet reacts to 'weird' Treasury team photo
Treasury team photo
Politics

Internet reacts to 'weird' Treasury team photo

Budget 2021: 5 tests for the Chancellor to ease poverty after the pandemic
energy price cap
Dave Innes

Budget 2021: 5 tests for the Chancellor to ease poverty after the pandemic

3 million 'excluded' from pandemic support demand help in Spring Budget
Politics

3 million 'excluded' from pandemic support demand help in Spring Budget

Sunak's 'mishandling' of furlough caused redundancy spike, says Labour
Rishi Sunak James Veysey/Shutterstock
Politics

Sunak's 'mishandling' of furlough caused redundancy spike, says Labour

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