Economic policy

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Homeowners warned to expect at least two further rate hikes as repayments soar
Cash rate predicted to rise again in August as the RBA attempts to bring down rising inflation

Paul Karp and Rafqa Touma

04, Jul, 2022 @5:30 PM

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So the arguments over Brexit are done and dusted for a generation. Really, Tony Blair? | Will Hutton
We desperately need to rejoin the single market and customs union, whatever the former PM thinks

Will Hutton

03, Jul, 2022 @7:00 AM

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If the economy needs sacrifices, it will be workers who are thrown to the wolves | Nick Cohen
It’s a time of national emergency, the Tories tell us. But restraint is not a matter for everyone

Nick Cohen

02, Jul, 2022 @6:00 PM

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Dashboard of decline: seven charts that explain Britain’s economic crisis
The UK looks set for a recession and a longer battle with inflation than many of its neighbours. This is why

Phillip Inman

02, Jul, 2022 @3:03 PM

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Striking workers are providing the opposition that Britain desperately needs | Andy Beckett
The strikes are gaining momentum, and public opinion is behind them – could they transform our economic landscape, asks Guardian columnist Andy Beckett

Andy Beckett

01, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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UK firms tell Rishi Sunak: time running out to save UK plc from perfect storm
Chancellor urgently needs to support companies facing rising energy prices, chronic staff shortages and supply chain issues

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

30, Jun, 2022 @11:41 AM

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UK to impose steel import tariffs for another two years, government says
Move comes after outgoing ethics adviser expressed concern, but ministers say it will protect domestic industry

Lisa O'Carroll

29, Jun, 2022 @11:43 AM

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Firms are driving up inflation - why doesn't Johnson talk to them about restraint? | Carys Roberts
The government expects workers to shoulder the burden – while price spikes mean huge windfalls for some companies, says Carys Roberts of the IPPR

Carys Roberts

28, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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British taxpayers take stake in sex party planning firm Killing Kittens
Company given support from fund set up by government to provide loans to startups during pandemic

Mark Sweney

27, Jun, 2022 @4:05 PM

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This summer of discontent should be a gift to Labour – so where are Starmer’s big ideas? | Gaby Hinsliff
There’s never been a better time to capitalise on the Tories’ economic weakness, writes Guardian columnist Gaby Hinsliff

Gaby Hinsliff

23, Jun, 2022 @4:10 PM

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UK economy ‘running on empty’ as post-pandemic order books dry up
Business confidence slumps to level that typically signals imminent recession, warns economist

Larry Elliott Economics editor

23, Jun, 2022 @10:20 AM

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Soaring inflation pushes UK borrowing to £14bn in May
Interest on debt payment leaps 70% on a year ago to £7.6bn, a monthly record

Phillip Inman and Larry Elliott

23, Jun, 2022 @8:22 AM

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