Inflation

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John McDonnell calls for strict price controls on fuel and food basics
Former shadow chancellor says a radical response needed to the worst cost of living crisis in a generation

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

04, Jul, 2022 @4:40 PM

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EasyJet operations chief quits; petrol hits new high; Suez Canal’s record revenues – as it happened
EasyJet’s chief operating officer Peter Bellew resigns amid growing anger over flight disruption

Graeme Wearden

04, Jul, 2022 @2:57 PM

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Turkey hit with soaring prices as inflation nears 80%
Growth in annual prices rose from 73.5% in May to 78.6% in June, but real rate could be double official figure

Phillip Inman

04, Jul, 2022 @12:45 PM

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Demand at UK’s biggest pawnbroker at record high amid cost of living crisis
Borrowing from H&T Group exceeds pre-Covid high with no relaxation of lending criteria

Jasper Jolly

04, Jul, 2022 @10:10 AM

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Europe at risk of recession amid concerns Russia could cut gas supplies
Energy prices had already surged in second half of 2021 but Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has exacerbated this

Jasper Jolly

04, Jul, 2022 @5:05 AM

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Half of all children in lone-parent families are in relative poverty
Exclusive: IFS study shows impact of Tory cuts to benefits and cost of living crisis on single mothers

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

03, Jul, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Sunak needs coherent plan with serious firepower for great economic escape
Productivity is key but boosting it will take public as much as private investment after years of neglect

Richard Partington

03, Jul, 2022 @2:06 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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‘How are we supposed to live?’: fast-food workers squeezed by inflation
Workers at big chains struggle to make ends meet as prices increase but their wages have not

Michael Sainato

03, Jul, 2022 @6:00 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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Is it back to the 1970s for the UK economy? Yes, but not in the way you think
When Marc Bolan was urging us to Get It On, life in the UK was very different, but now, as then, pitiful levels of business investment make us all poorer

Phillip Inman

02, Jul, 2022 @4:00 PM

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UK and US manufacturing slows; eurozone inflation hits 8.6%; petrol at new record – as it happened
Orders at UK factories fall for first time in 17 months, as prices accelerate at a record pace across the eurozone

Graeme Wearden

01, Jul, 2022 @2:31 PM

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