Category: Recession




Failure to seal post-Brexit deal would more than halve UK growth, says KPMG

Accountancy firm warns of stalled economic recovery without EU trade agreement. Failure to strike a post-Brexit trade deal would cut the UK’s economic growth rate by more than half next… »

Covid-19: UK economy plunges into deepest recession since records began

GDP falls 20.4% – the worst of any G7 nation in the three months to June UK falls into recession – live business update Analysis: a full recovery from the… »

Chancellor extends UK furlough scheme until end of October

Rishi Sunak says programme will run for further four months as coronavirus crisis continues Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The chancellor has extended the government’s coronavirus… »

Foreign secretary hints he believes same Russian cell behind Salisbury poisoning and Czech explosion The British foreign secretary, Dominic Raab, said the UK stood in “full support” of the Czech… »




No 10 did not say whether Whitty and Vallance backed the move; No 10 won’t commit to Covid inquiry ending before next general election Boris Johnson: inquiry into Covid handling… »