The boss of one of Britain’s most influential business organisations has called on the Government to take action to make sure the UK’s economy does not stall because of labour shortages.
There was more good news on the economy as we emerged from lockdown, with official figures showing UK borrowing had been slashed in July, compared with the same period last year.
The UK economy has had two major boosts this week with growth in the economy and in the jobs market, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
A recent report on the latest business trends suggests that despite the surge of hiring among UK firms in July, the lack of working employees could still threaten the UK’s economic recovery.Continue reading
The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) calls on the Government to offer more economic support to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) as coronavirus-related limits continue and fewer financial packages are being handed out. Continue reading
The UK is predicted to bounce back strongly from the pandemic, with GDP growth of 8.2 per cent this year, according to an employers’ organisation.
Prominent figures within the beer and pub industry are calling upon the Government to reopen pubs with non-essential shops when lockdown ends, as they are an indispensable contributor to the economy. Continue reading
The UK economy shrank by a record 9.9 per cent last year as coronavirus restrictions forced thousands of businesses to close, official statistics have revealed.Continue reading
The UK Treasury is considering online sales tax for retailers such as Amazon, Asos and Ocado, after a drastic increase in online shopping and the current “uneven system”, has caused many in-store retailers to be at a disadvantage.Continue reading
Companies House will pause both the voluntary and compulsory strike off processes for one month to support businesses affected by Covid-19, it has been announced.Continue reading