Coronavirus: Rishi Sunak unveiling ‘kickstart jobs scheme’ for young people

Read more analysis from Laura Kuenssberg here.The chancellor has previously acknowledged young people could be the worst-affected by the crisis when it comes to employment, as they are the age group most likely to be on the government’s furlough scheme – which is set to end in October.

Coronavirus: Ministers pledge to double staff in job centres

UK businesses cut more than 12,000 jobs in two days Labour urges more support to stem job losses UK economy hit by worst contraction in 41 years The government says its furlough scheme, currently paying 80% of the wages of more than nine million workers, has already stemmed job losses from a sharp economic decline […]

Pret a Manger ‘set to close 1 in 10 UK stores putting 800 jobs at risk’

After appointing City advisers in May, the chain is believed to be considering a range of restructuring options. These include a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) insolvency process, which would allow Pret to close unprofitable sites.

Brexit talks set to resume despite UK rejecting EU ultimatum

Which is why this week, as the war of words and wills between Brussels and Downing Street raged over the government’s threat to throw a grenade at key parts of the divorce deal, everyone’s thoughts turned immediately to the trade talks between the two sides.

Lloyds Bank to axe 865 jobs as it resumes restructuring plans

Half a week’s pay for each full year you were under 22, One week’s pay for each full year you were 22 or older, but under 41, One and half week’s pay for each full year you were 41 or older. Sadly, you won’t be entitled to a payout if you’ve been working for your […]

Kim Darroch: Former top UK diplomat ‘does not regret’ Trump criticism

UK ambassador to US resigns in Trump leaks row Leaked Trump emails row: What do we know? But he defended his conduct during his three years in Washington, saying it was the job of diplomats to report in unvarnished terms about the workings of foreign governments and how they could affect the UK national interest.

Brexit: Ministers to unveil law on policing UK trade

Minister: New bill will ‘break international law’ Ministers unveil post-Brexit powers for UK nations Fresh row over devolved powers after Brexit What do I need to know about Brexit now? The legislation will see Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland handed powers in areas such as air quality and building efficiency currently regulated at EU level.

Cosy UK cottages with log fires and countryside views for an idyllic autumn breaks

There’s also a kitchen with all of the appliances you need for whipping up hearty meals after a day out, but if you prefer to eat out then there are plenty of tea shops and pubs in the nearby village (as well as some local shops selling everything from antiques to cheese!).

N Irish Firms Lose All Clarity With UK Government’s Controversial Bill, Logistics Official Says

“I think businesses here want the Northern Ireland Protocol to work. The protocol gives businesses here certainty,” the industry official said. With less than four months remaining until the end of the Brexit transition period, the Internal Market Bill has taken away the clarity that Northern Irish businesses once had, Leheny stated, adding that it […]

Inside the magical woodland-themed treehouse hidden in the UK countryside

The property is ideal for two adults, but there are also some bunk beds if you want to bring the kids along (after all, there’s heaps they can do from building dens to going on family adventures in the woods, or simply tucking into marshmallows and hot chocolate on the decking).