Unemployment

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The Guardian view on women and the pandemic: what happened to building back better? | Editorial
Editorial: Around the world, coronavirus has both highlighted and worsened existing inequalities

Editorial

07, Mar, 2021 @6:30 PM

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The Observer view on Rishi Sunak’s ‘generous’ budget | Observer editorial
The chancellor chose to appeal to Tory swing voters rather than help those who have suffered most in the pandemic

Observer editorial

07, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Rishi Sunak’s generosity must go further to avert a long-term economic crisis | Letters
Letters: The budget should offer more to support disabled jobseekers, writes Gemma Hope, while Mike Pender believes the costs of the pandemic should not fall solely on working-age adults. Plus letters from Michael Leigh, Adrian Cosker and Martin Piercy

Letters

04, Mar, 2021 @5:07 PM

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Sharp rise in 'Neets' shows impact of Covid lockdowns on UK young
Number of 16-24s not in education, employment or training surges to nearly 800,000, ONS reveals

Larry Elliott Economics editor

04, Mar, 2021 @1:53 PM

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Birmingham residents ask: will it be open for business again
Lockdown has left a city centre that bet on retail deserted and unemployment is at nearly 8%

Joanna Partridge & Jessica Murray

03, Mar, 2021 @7:31 PM

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The UK economy’s coronavirus crisis in five charts
Analysis: the five key charts which underpin chancellor Rishi Sunak’s budget plan

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

02, Mar, 2021 @10:00 PM

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Budget 2021: Rishi Sunak to pledge more government firepower to save jobs and businesses
But chancellor will tell MPs that historic tax and spending support will end as soon as UK plc emerges from Covid crisis

Larry Elliott Economics editor

02, Mar, 2021 @6:00 PM

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'Red wall' Tory MPs urge Sunak to cut business rates for shops
Northern MPs tell chancellor his budget should protect high street and tax online retailers such as Amazon

Rajeev Syal and Phillip Inman

28, Feb, 2021 @10:30 PM

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Gordon Brown says unemployed could be 'betrayed' in budget
Ex-PM says government has been complacent over ongoing issue of joblessness amid Covid-19

Larry Elliott

28, Feb, 2021 @10:00 PM

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The left/right divide still exists. But it's struggling to escape the lure of identity politics | Kenan Malik
Social and economic changes have pushed people into ‘reluctant individualism’

Kenan Malik

28, Feb, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Covid job losses show structural racism of UK labour market, says TUC
Study reveals unemployment among BAME people is double the rate for white people

Nazia Parveen Community affairs correspondent

28, Feb, 2021 @8:51 AM

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It's heartless to blame job losses on unemployed people – but it's how much of Britain thinks | Polly Toynbee
Only by engaging people with inequality on a local level can we turn around Britain’s blame culture and address social injustice, says Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee

Polly Toynbee

25, Feb, 2021 @5:37 PM

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