Rishi Sunak is seeking tips from Boris Johnson’s political consultant Sir Lynton Crosby

Rishi Sunak is seeking tips from Boris Johnson’s election-winning ‘Wizard of Oz’ political consultant Sir Lynton Crosby ahead of battles over the Prime Minister’s spending plan Australian-born Sir Lynton was seen going in to Downing Street on Wednesday This triggered speculation that PM was consulting him about a summer shake-up But once inside Downing Street, … Read more

Rishi Sunak plans to replace our cash with official digital currency

The Britcoin revolution! Rishi Sunak plans to replace our cash with official digital currency in ‘biggest upheaval in the monetary system for centuries’ Bank of England would establish a direct digital equivalent to physical money Supporters say the move will give the economy a boost during a financial crisis  Could slash cost and time it … Read more

Rishi Sunak is urged to extend the furlough scheme for the travel sector in letter signed by 77 MPs

Rishi Sunak is urged to extend the furlough scheme for the travel sector in letter signed by 77 MPs and peers who warn industry is facing a ‘cliff edge’ and jobs bloodbath in the autumn 77 MPs and peers warned industry is facing a ‘cliff edge’ at end of September   They said case for extending … Read more

Rishi Sunak says UK will ‘do things differently and better’ outside EU

Rishi Sunak says Britain will ‘do things differently and better’ outside the EU as he suggests the UK has given up on striking a post-Brexit financial services deal with Brussels and will now ‘move forward’ on its own Rishi Sunak wanted financial services deal with EU but ‘that has not happened’  The Chancellor said ‘now, … Read more

Rishi Sunak ‘will issue £15billion in new green savings bonds’

Rishi Sunak ‘will issue £15billion in new green savings bonds’ to help pay for solar and wind energy revolution as the Government tries to hit its target of net-zero emissions by 2050 Rishi Sunak will announce green savings bonds plan in speech later this week Some £15billion of bonds to be issued to allow people … Read more

Rishi Sunak ‘will issue £15billion in new green savings bonds’

Rishi Sunak ‘will issue £15billion in new green savings bonds’ to help pay for solar and wind energy revolution as the Government tries to hit its target of net-zero emissions by 2050 Rishi Sunak will announce green savings bonds plan in speech later this week Some £15billion of bonds to be issued to allow people … Read more

UK jobs market bounces back as number of payrolled workers spikes

The number of UK workers on payrolls increased by almost 200,000 between April and May this year as the jobs market continued to bounce back from the coronavirus crisis.  There were 197,000 workers added to payrolls last month, with Chancellor Rishi Sunak seizing on the figures as proof that his ‘Plan for Jobs’ ‘is working’.  … Read more

Rishi Sunak rejects pleas from businesses to extend furlough scheme

Rishi Sunak rejects pleas from businesses to extend furlough scheme… despite fears Boris Johnson is on brink of confirming Freedom Day is CANCELLED Rishi Sunak rejected demands from businesses to extend the furlough scheme Staged withdrawal of the scheme will begin July 1, ending at end of September  Business groups urged Chancellor to delay the … Read more

Rishi Sunak ‘wants City of London to be excluded from G7 tax crackdown’

Rishi Sunak ‘is pushing for the City of London to be excluded from new global tax crackdown’ despite leading G7 efforts to make big firms pay more G7 finance ministers agreed plan last weekend to introduce global tax changes Plan designed to make big firms pay their fair share of tax where they operate  But … Read more