Why did Rishi Sunak fail to help some of the self-employed?

Why help everyone but leave out the self-employed who’ve paid lots of tax? SIMON LAMBERT on the hole in Rishi Sunak’s coronavirus rescue By Simon Lambert for Thisismoney.co.uk Published: 08:21 BST, 2 July 2020 | Updated: 08:21 BST, 2 July 2020 Rishi Sunak proved dauntless in his coronavirus rescue package but for the self-employed there … Read more Why did Rishi Sunak fail to help some of the self-employed?

Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak try out smartphone ordering and ‘one-metre plus’ social distancing

We want a pizza the action! Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak try out smartphone ordering and ‘one-metre plus’ social distancing as they visit an east London restaurant ahead of lockdown being eased They dropped in on Pizza Playground to outline new social distancing rules  Diners can be 1m apart from July 4 as long as … Read more Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak try out smartphone ordering and ‘one-metre plus’ social distancing

Rishi Sunak plans VAT cut to kickstart the economy amid coronavirus carnage

Rishi Sunak plans VAT cut to kickstart the economy amid coronavirus carnage with PM set to unveil ‘one metre plus’ rule from Tuesday to save a swathe of businesses The UK is facing the worst recession in 300 year due to coronavirus lockdown Rishi Sunak is expected to cut VAT to help the economy recover … Read more Rishi Sunak plans VAT cut to kickstart the economy amid coronavirus carnage

MPs urge Rishi Sunak to bring in four-day week in bid to tackle unemployment

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is being urged to consider a four-day working week as part of efforts to overhaul the economy after the coronavirus pandemic. A letter signed by MPs including former Labour shadow chancellor John McDonnell, Green MP Caroline Lucas and Guardian columnist Owen Jones, argues for reducing working hours so that ‘work is shared … Read more MPs urge Rishi Sunak to bring in four-day week in bid to tackle unemployment

Tensions build between Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak as Chancellor makes ‘power play’

Tensions between Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak are building as the Chancellor is accused of making a ‘power-play’ during the reopening of UK plc.   Mr Sunak has been described as ‘Captain Sensible’ and ‘unsackable’ by ministers as he tries to kickstart the economy and lead the UK back to normality.  He has reviewed measures to … Read more Tensions build between Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak as Chancellor makes ‘power play’