Government announces support for crisis-hit hospitality sector – but no furlough or rise in sick pay
By refusing to bring back furlough or raise sick pay for isolating workers, Labour says Rishi Sunak is “harming our ability to fight the pandemic”.
How we could avoid the looming homelessness crisis – and save billions at the same time
The Big Issue’s Stop Mass Homelessness was launched in summer to warn of a coming storm. Falling Covid-19 support now risks homelessness on a scale we have never seen before and the costs of failing to act could be great
The Great Resignation? Record numbers of workers are switching jobs but vacancies rise again
ONS figures show almost one million workers switched jobs over the summer – while vacancies increased to 1.2 million.