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  • Rishi Sunak goes all out for jobs, leaving public finances for another day

    Rishi Sunak goes all out for jobs, leaving public finances for another day0

    Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s summer statement on July 8 was intended to show how the government can quickly end its emergency bankrolling of the economy, and let a re-energised private sector take the strain again. Since the lockdown was imposed in March, a furlough scheme has allowed shuttered firms to retain up to 9 million idled

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  • Sunak unveils 100% state-backed loans for small firms

    Sunak unveils 100% state-backed loans for small firms0

    Small firms are to get access to 100% taxpayer-backed loans after they raised concerns about slow access to existing coronavirus rescue schemes. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSunak: The microloan scheme will be “100% guaranteed by the government” Chancellor Rishi Sunak told the House of Commons the scheme would start next week,

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