Boris pledges to “unite and level up” Britain after Brexit.

Saying that he was humbled by the trust millions of voters placed” in the Conservatives at the election and that “the work to repay...

A growing income divide between young and old finds report

The growing age divide in living standards that opened up in the mid-2000s has continued to widen last year according to a report out...

Getting stuck-Report finds Britain’s low-paid workers are permanently stuck in low-paid jobs

New analysis published today has found that Britain's low-paid workers are permanently stuck in low-paid jobs, and that social mobility in the UK will...

Anticipated Christmas spending at lowest level since 2012

The average amount that households expect to spend on Christmas has fallen again – this time to its lowest level since 2012 according to...

Store openings at lowest level in seven years, as digital demands and appetite for...

While an average of 11 stores opened on the British high street every day in 2017, down from 12 per day in 2016, and...

Government must make case for increases in national taxation to rescue adult social care

The Government must make the case for national tax rises - including to either Income Tax and/or National Insurance - to secure the long-term...

The government is providing more financial support for the richest 20% of households than...

The government is providing more financial support for the richest 20% of households than the poorest 20% says a new report from the Fabian...

Chicken boxes launched to cut crime

Special chicken boxes warning young people about the dangers of carrying a knife are being introduced in chicken shops across Britain, the policing minister...

Ministers knew that HS2 could go well over budget

Ministers knew more than three years ago that HS2 could go £1 billion over budget and did not tell MPs before they approved it according...

Tony Hall to stand down as BBC Director-General

Tony Hall has today announced that he will stand down from the role of BBC Director-General this summer after seven years in the job. The...