Recession

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UK wealth gap widens in pandemic as richest get £50,000 windfall
Resolution Foundation finds rising house and asset prices have ‘turbo-charged’ gap between richest and poorest

Larry Elliott

12, Jul, 2021 @5:01 AM

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Youth unemployment: the young workers hit hard by the Covid crisis
The under-35s account for almost 80% of jobs lost in the past year. Three of them tell their story

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

21, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Only a large-scale skills programme can protect against Covid's fallout
Huge fiscal support has safeguarded jobs and demand, but only skills and training can prevent long-term economic scarring

Andy Haldane

31, Mar, 2021 @5:00 AM

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After the Covid war, the UK will struggle to win the economic peace
State power and capitalism’s innovation have staved off disaster, but the challenge is long-term

Larry Elliott

21, Mar, 2021 @12:05 PM

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Brexit: trade survey finds 74% of British firms hit by delays with EU markets
Brexit red tape and disruption to global trade from pandemic leaves businesses ‘severely strained’

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

11, Mar, 2021 @9:16 AM

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The Guardian view on economic predictions: no time to bank on a recovery
Editorial: When Andrew Haldane claims post-Covid UK is ‘poised like a coiled spring’, he does no favours to either his reputation or the debate over the future.

Editorial

17, Feb, 2021 @6:11 PM

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Tory policies will determine how bad this recession gets – and the signs aren't good | Owen Jones
Boris Johnson vowed that austerity would not return after Covid. Labour must hold him to it, says Guardian columnist Owen Jones

Owen Jones

14, Feb, 2021 @12:33 PM

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'We need more help': three firms on surviving the UK's Covid-19 economy
Bosses recount how they adapted to the lockdowns that pitched the UK economy into its worst performance in 300 years

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

12, Feb, 2021 @1:14 PM

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Gordon Brown calls for urgent budget help as 1 in 7 UK firms face collapse
Ex-PM calls for Treasury to get ahead of Covid crisis as LSE report warns 1m firms could fail by spring putting 2.5m jobs at risk

Larry Elliott Economics editor

27, Jan, 2021 @12:01 AM

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UK jobs market moves fast as Covid-19 policies launch and unravel
Analysis: The unemployment rate hit a four-year high in the autumn and there is a risk it could go higher

Larry Elliott

26, Jan, 2021 @10:03 AM

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Covid wiped out decade of job gains in UK's industrial heartlands, says report
Parts of Midlands, north, Wales and Scotland will continue to struggle without ‘levelling-up’ work, say researchers

Larry Elliott

21, Jan, 2021 @2:42 PM

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PM tells business chiefs Covid jab is UK's best way out of recession
Executives from 30 major firms hear about plans for ‘green industrial revolution’

Richard Partington and Jillian Ambrose

18, Jan, 2021 @9:25 PM

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