Today’s Queen’s Speech had some welcome measures for business, but unless the Government takes immediate action on the economy, they will come too late to help many firms.
Boris Johnson warned today that Britain must take short-term pain to boost the economy in the longer term as he unveiled a Queen’s Speech to “create jobs and spread opportunity” around the country.
The government will reportedly move to discard large portions of the Northern Ireland Protocol after giving up on Brexit negotiations with the EU.
The squeeze on British households from high inflation could be bigger and last longer than expected, amid a series of economic shocks from Brexit, Covid and Russia’s war in Ukraine, economists have warned.
Retail sales fell last month, but spending was above pre-pandemic levels as the cost of goods continued to rise.
New research from Google reveals that 60% of small business owners agree that they are operating in a ‘new normal’ post-pandemic, with customer and employee expectations radically altered.
Baroness Mone faces the prospect of being interviewed under caution by investigators probing a £200million Covid PPE deal.
Thieves are targeting digital currency investors on the street in a wave of “crypto muggings”, police have warned
Jeremy Clarkson’s hopes of extending his Diddly Squat Farm Shop in Oxfordshire have been dealt a blow after he was refused planning permission for a larger car park.
The BBC is to spend £50 million on research into what viewers are watching in an attempt to improve its programmes and other content.