Boris Johnson is ready to offer tens of millions of pounds to head off a northern revolt against tougher coronavirus curbs in which key Tories have sided with a Labour mayor.
Nine in ten workers will need to learn new skills or be retrained entirely over the next decade at a cost of £130 billion, according to the CBI.
Work-life balance charity Working Families has today released figures that show that 1 in 5—or 2.6 million —working parents in the UK feel they have been treated less fairly at work because of their childcare responsibilities since the onset of COVID-19.
A quarter of UK home-owners are worried about renewing their mortgage during the pandemic according to a poll.
Boris Johnson will decide on the “next steps” for post-Brexit trade talks after an EU summit later this week, Downing Street has said.
The government’s plan to extend fibre-optic broadband to every home by 2025 could exacerbate the divisions between rural and urban download speeds, the public spending watchdog has warned.
Banks are expected to increase the cost of credit card borrowing in the run up to Christmas following a recovery in demand for unsecured loans by UK households.
Millions of Londoners, and residents of Essex will face tougher Tier 2 Covid measures from Saturday, with a ban on households mixing indoors, local MPs have been told.