Our incompetent leaders played down coronavirus to protect the economy

The catastrophe facing the UK is a direct result of our government’s obsession with libertarian issues.…

Covid job losses lead MPs to call for trials of universal basic income

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Rishi Sunak to unveil fourth Covid support package for ailing firms

Chancellor to meet employers groups and unions amid pressure from lockdown-hit areas Coronavirus – latest updates…

England's hospitality bosses prepare legal challenge to Covid lockdowns

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The Guardian view on Boris Johnson's Cop26: ask if GDP growth is sustainable | Editorial

The government needs an environmental sense of purpose that specifies the appropriate ends for economic activitySaving…

UK recovery on hold owing to Covid second wave, says OBR official

MPs also hear that national debt is now more sensitive to movements in interest rates Coronavirus…

More offshore wind is welcome, but we have to keep the jobs it creates in the UK | Chaitanya Kumar

In the past, although windfarms were located just off the coast of Scotland, manufacturing work was…

'It’s a nightmare': the business owners left behind by Sunak's winter plan

Ineligible for support or unable to trade, small business owners and freelancers voice their concerns Key…

Sunak scraps budget and announces new measures to halt job losses

Chancellor to revamp support for jobs and economy owing to tightening of restrictions Coronavirus – latest…

The Guardian view on a just transition: make the red wall green | Editorial

Britain’s commitment to a net zero carbon footprint by 2050 can be the catalyst for a…