2.5 million people are behind on their broadband bills

2.5 million people are behind on their broadband bills, with 700,000 of these falling into the red during Covid, says Citizens Advice. The new...

11,237 fewer firefighters means UK not ready for two national emergencies at once

Fire and rescue services won’t be ready for major threats to the UK without more firefighters, the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) has warned, as...

Economy grew 2.1 per cent in August

The UK economy grew 2.1 per cent in August according to data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). It was the fourth consecutive month...

Boris tells the nation go back to work if you can’t work from home

The Prime Minister has announced a three-step lockdown plan that will see the UK released from the current restrictions. Step one begins tomorrow, with unlimited...

Don’t panic-‘Resilient’ supply chain ready to tackle COVID challenge, says Freight Association

The business group which represents the logistics industry, is reassuring UK consumers and businesses that the supply chain is capable of handling challenges posed...

Sorry we are closed-A nation of shopkeepers no longer

Retail’s shrinking share of the UK workforce – which dates back to 2003 and is equivalent to 320,000 missing employee jobs –...

Firefighters to fit face masks and deliver vital PPE and medical supplies to NHS...

Fire and rescue personnel will fit face masks for frontline NHS and clinical care staff and deliver medical supplies to hospitals and care facilities...

£7 Billion hit to the economy and 290,000 jobs lost unless Government changes tack...

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA), the leading trade association representing brewers and pubs, has today published a new report with Oxford Economics,...

Inflation on the rise in November

Inflation increased in December, starting what is expected to be a climb this year as pandemic-fighting measures, Brexit and a recovery in the economy...

Warnings that Labour shortage could last for two years

Labour supply problems could last for up to two years and will not be solved by the end of the Job Retention Scheme, Tony...