Sadness, hope and love: revisiting the people who helped us report on the pandemic – podcast | News

2020 has been a year of unprecedented disruption, sadness and anxiety for many people. When news…

Extending the UK furlough alone isn’t enough to save UK plc in 2021 | Business

The third wave is coming. Since the arrival of the coronavirus vaccine, there had been hope…

Ex-homelessness tsar launches food appeal and urges ‘Beveridge moment’ | Society

Former government adviser Dame Louise Casey has urged Boris Johnson to deliver a “Beveridge moment” and…

Sunak’s Covid rescue plan ‘will fail to help long-term wage stagnation’ | Business

The government’s plans to rescue Britain from the Covid crisis will fail to end a decade-long…

Number of unemployed people in UK over 50 rises by third, figures suggest | Society

The number of unemployed people aged over 50 in the UK has increased by a third…

The Guardian view on Rishi Sunak: time to create jobs, not anxiety | Editorial | Opinion

A great deal of poverty in Britain can be blamed on joblessness, insufficient hours of work,…

Time has come for four-day week, say European politicians | Money

The UK, Germany, Spain and other countries should adopt a four-day week to help their economies…

Debt crisis warning as UK reports steep rise in emergency borrowing | Money

Britain is “sleepwalking into a debt crisis” after a steep rise in emergency borrowing by low-…

The Guardian view on food banks: put them out of business | Editorial | Opinion

The latest grim batch of employment figures, released on Tuesday by the Office for National Statistics,…

A million people may quit self-employment in Covid-hit UK – study | Business

A million people in the UK are planning to give up being self-employed after seeing their…