According to a study, conducted by the Resolution Foundation, it is expected that youth unemployment will rise by over 640,000 this year, taking the total to over 1 million.
With house prices at low levels and the Chancellor’s introduction of the stamp duty ‘holiday’, it is a great time for first-time buyers to purchase their new home and for homeowners to move house.
Coronavirus: Roads are no race track, urge GMP chief Hopkins and Andy Burnham in weekly media briefing
Mayor Andy Burnham addressed a mixed bag of developments in the Coronavirus situation following the fifth meeting of the Greater Manchester Covid Emergency Committee.
The chancellor Rishi Sunak has today announced unprecedented measures to support self-employed people through the economic hardship created by the COVID-19 pandemic.
‘Together, we’ll come back stronger than ever’: Manchester’s hospitality industry tackles coronavirus with creative genius
Greater Manchester’s hospitality industry is being forced to find new ways to deliver services, after the government advised the public to “avoid pubs [and] clubs” on Monday.
‘Manchester a ghost town’: Economists in the North say Rishi Sunak’s budgets nowhere near enough to tackle coronavirus
Do the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s budget proposals do enough to help vulnerable people in the north during the coronavirus crisis? According to local economists, absolutely not — and there’s an urgent need for more radical action.
INTERVIEW: ‘Six out of 10’… Manchester Mayor Burnham unsure about Tory budget’s benefits for North West
Giving new Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s budget “six out of ten”, GM Mayor Andy Burnham has expressed concerns that the budget was “a little high on rhetoric and a little bit low on delivery”.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak launched Britain’s biggest spending spree in 65 years – while repeating the phrase ‘get it done’ what seemed like 65 times – as he spoke for just over 65 minutes in a far-reaching budget on Wednesday.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced the government Spring Budget today, announcing over £600b of spending and pledging to give the NHS “what it needs” as COVID-19 spreads across the UK.
Budget 2020 preview: What to expect from Rishi Sunak on defences, health, tampons, taxes, tech and transport
New chancellor, COVID-19 and the Conservative agenda – what will the 2020 budget mean for Britain? Tomorrow will see new Chancellor Rishi Sunak deliver his maiden budget for the UK’s financial year ahead.