The first in a series of articles on how the Chancellor should approach the upcoming Spring Statement.
When the Chancellor has to sub you two hundred quid to keep the lights, some fresh ideas are needed.
With petrol at an all-time high and energy bill rising, among other cost-of-living issues, is it any wonder the public are losing faith?
Children are particularly affected. But will the unfolding political drama leave any room for serious action?
The Government’s plans include introducing scorecards, as well as raising the victim surcharge offenders pay as part of their sentence.
Students need skills like resilience, financial education, oracy and teamwork to secure jobs and thrive in employment.
Yesterday he sent a powerful message about the need to build a stronger economy, with a focus on innovation and investment.
“We will always give people the support they need and the tools to build a better life for themselves”, says Sunak.
“Today’s Budget does not draw a line under Covid – we have challenging months ahead”, he adds.
We can still be another Israel or South Korea, if we decide a strategy and stick to it.
We must get both borrowing and debt down so that, faced with a future pandemic, war or crisis, we can properly respond.
After COP26, Sharma could be out of a job, and the impetus generated by hosting the UN climate change conference could be lost.
Covid-19 is likely to have lasting effects on our preferences, where and how we want to work, and where we are able to travel.
There’s plenty of evidence that this will boost productivity, increase diversity in the workforce and help our wellbeing.