March 3, 2021

Budget omissions might be more important than what was included

So what was missing from Budget 2021? 
March 3, 2021

EU will go to court over UK ‘unilateral action’ on Northern Ireland protocol

The European Union has said it will take legal action over Britain's "unilateral action" over the Northern Ireland protocol.
March 3, 2021

BlackRock injects muscle into UK drug group Exscientia

The world’s biggest asset manager is backing a British company which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to discover new drug molecules as part of a $100m fundraising that puts it firmly on course to achieve coveted ‘unicorn’ status.
March 3, 2021

Waterstone’s and Amazon urged to add warning tags as anti-vaccination book sales surge

Anti-vaccination books are being sold on Amazon and the websites of Waterstones and Foyles - amid calls for warnings on items to combat the spread of misinformation.
March 3, 2021

Budget calculator: Find out if you are better or worse off

Are you richer or poorer?
March 3, 2021

What wasn’t in the chancellor’s budget

The budget was chock full of announcements - including on the furlough scheme, Universal Credit and stamp duty.
March 3, 2021

Cautious chancellor hands short-term relief to UK businesses but hints at payback to come

Businesses large and small broadly got what they wanted from Rishi Sunak in the short-term.
March 3, 2021

Sainsbury’s places 1,150 jobs at risk to invest in food

Sainsbury's has announced a shake-up that places up to 1,150 jobs at risk.
March 3, 2021

Budget 2021: strip away pandemic largesse and UK is banking on recovery with no extra public spending

The plan is to achieve growth and level up without while sharply cutting the deficit.
March 3, 2021

Budget 2021: experts react

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has delivered his second pandemic budget for the Conservatives.
March 3, 2021

EU border disruption to cause economic hit – and Brexit deal to see ‘4% shrinkage in long-term’

Border disruption with the EU, caused in part by Brexit, is expected to cause an economic hit in the first three months of this year, according to Whitehall's fiscal watchdog.
March 3, 2021

Budget offers £5bn stimulus and no Sunak vision for economy

There are many figures contained in this budget but perhaps the most telling is a striking set of numbers announced by Rishi Sunak in the House of Commons.