Extend UK furlough subsidies to avoid mass job losses, Labour urges

Resolution Foundation claims half of those furloughed in April have not returned to work Frustrated firms fume at England’s lockdown U-turn How Covid-19 has reshaped the UK jobs landscape Labour … Read More

Reannounced and reheated: Johnson's 'new deal' plans fall short in every way | Miatta Fahnbulleh

The paltry £5bn pledged bears no comparison to Roosevelt’s programme. Britain needs far more ambitious, green investmentCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePrime minister Boris Johnson’s speech promised to … Read More

Stock market rally fades as investors await US Fed forecasts – business live

Rolling coverage of the latest financial news, as investors await the Fed’s first economic forecasts since the pandemic took hold ‘It’s not capitalism’: why are global financial markets zooming up? … Read More