Economic policy

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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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The Guardian view on privatisation: the god that failed | Editorial
Editorial: We were told privatisation would mean great services, savings for the government and an investment boom. It was a lie


22, Jun, 2022 @5:46 PM

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No 10 defends above-inflation rise for pensioners but not public sector workers – as it happened
Pensions triple lock likely to be ‘significantly higher’ but PM’s spokesman says similar public sector rise would be inflationary

Andrew Sparrow

21, Jun, 2022 @5:03 PM

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NSW state budget 2022: lessons learned from Coalition election losses
Budget addresses issues for women but economic factors will determine whether it can deliver on promises

Peter Hannam and Tamsin Rose

21, Jun, 2022 @2:17 AM

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The Guardian view on strikes in Britain: it’s not a return to the 1970s | Editorial
Editorial: Without decent pay offers Britain risks remaining in trapped a low-wage, low-growth spiral


20, Jun, 2022 @5:49 PM

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Strikes, inflation, slump... back to the 70s? More like the unwinding of Thatcherism | Will Hutton
The current economic crisis might finally usher in a more equitable social model

Will Hutton

19, Jun, 2022 @8:30 AM

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Northern Tory MP Jake Berry backs Gove over tight grip on spending
Chair of influential group seeking investment in north of England says ‘we have to keep public finances in order’

Jamie Grierson

17, Jun, 2022 @9:11 AM

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Profiteering bosses, not workers, are pushing up inflation. Here’s how to fight back | Aditya Chakrabortty
Unite’s leader, Sharon Graham, is leading the charge against 21st-century corporations. Why isn’t Labour following suit, asks Guardian columnist Aditya Chakrabortty

Aditya Chakrabortty

17, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Jeremy Corbyn unites with direct action group Just Stop Oil
Former Labour leader’s Peace and Justice Project to be part of new climate and social justice movement

Matthew Taylor

16, Jun, 2022 @9:00 AM

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