Budget 2021- Sunak’s support for Covid-19 totals £407bn

“Coronavirus has caused the largest and most sustained economic shocks in this country has ever faced,” Sunak said Furlough scheme extended until the end of September along with VAT cut for hardest-hit sectors to boost the hospitality and tourism industries over the summer. The government will maintain its support for the self-employed, with grants handed…

How to Make Britain Great again

Respected financial journalist Alex Brummer and Brexit supporter was offering an argument for optimism in his must read book The Great British Reboot, and offers a manifesto for how to re-engineer the UK economy. Brummer’s  prescriptions align with Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s political prospectus, despite the gap between strategy and implementation remains wide apart. His analysis of…

Tesco, Superdrug, Pizza Hut named and shamed for minimum wage fail

Superdrug, Tesco, and Pizza Hut are among the 139 firms named and shamed by the government for not paying workers the minimum wage, investigated between 2016 and 2018. They failed to pay £6.7m to more than 95, 000 workers. The minimum wage ranges from £4.15 an hour for apprentices to £8.72 an hour for over-25s.…

P{rincely Vision 2030

35-year-old Mohammed bin Salman is the pivotal leader of the Arab World, Crown prince who became king in 2015 and de facto ruler of Saudi Arabia, ended the House of Saud’s consensual model of an absolute monarchy with no absolute monarch, seizing all the reins of power and urged forward social and economic reform. The…

Taylor Swift donates £23, 000 to a London student in UK

Vitoria Mario set up an online fundraising page showing how she has lived in the UK for four years after moving from Portugal. She is not eligible for maintenance loans or grants. Singer Taylor Swift has donated £23, 000 to Vitoria who was struggling to raise funds to take up a maths course at the…

The UK is officially into recession

The UK economy suffered its worst and biggest slump on record between April and June due to coronavirus lockdown measures, shrinking as much as 20.4 per cent compared with the first three months of the year. The UK is officially into recession. Household spending plunged as shops were ordered to close, while factory and construction…