High Streets: The Government must learn lessons from Covid to build back better

The Government should immediately conduct a full “lessons learned” review on the impact on high streets of central and local government handling of the...

UK economy almost flat-lined in October

Britain's economy barely grew in October as figures out today showed that Gross domestic product edged up by just 0.1%, slowing sharply from monthly...

Imposing Plan B will avoid tougher New Year measures says Health Secretary as he...

The Government's decision to impose restrictions to slow the spread of the Omicron coronavirus variant will likely avoid the need to impose much tougher...

Plan B could cost the economy £4 billion a month

The Government’s decision to move to Plan B of COVID restrictions could cost up to £4 billion a month and knock 2 per cent...

Inflation-busting house price growth has delivered an unearned, unequal and untaxed £3 trillion capital...

British homeowners have enjoyed a 3 trillion pound untaxed wealth windfall from rising property values over the last 20 years that is unlikely to...

Johnson accused of taking the British people for fools over Downing Street Xmas Party

Boris Johnson has apologised for the video where staff joked about lockdown Christmas party and orders inquiry into whether rules were broken but still...

Omicron variant is more transmissable but no change to restrictions says Downing Street

The early indications are that the Omicron variant of coronavirus is more transmissible than Delta, the prime minister has said. He updated his cabinet during...

Peers call for empowered leaders and improved finances to regenerate our towns and cities

The House of Lords COVID-19 Committee today calls for a new relationship between central government and local government to empower local authority leaders to...

More people risk having Christmas ruined by Covid infection because of broken sick pay...

New analysis published by the TUC shows that 647,000 workers in hospitality, retail, and arts and entertainment – key sectors for Christmas festivity –...

Tesco threatened with shortages over Xmas as warehouse and HGV drivers threaten strike action

Tesco shoppers in many parts of the UK face empty shelves in the run-up to Christmas as members of Unite announced strike action in...