In her first speech as Chancellor, Rachel Reeves has laid out plans to improve the UK's economy.

The IFS said the UK's main political parties must be clearer in their pledges to tax and spending.

More than 292,000 baby boxes have been delivered to expectant parents in Scotland to support parents during the cost-of-living crisis.

Report suggests councils should have revenue support for their neighbourhood service provision combined with money currently allocated through capital pots into a single five-year 'placemaking budget'

Announced in December, Levelling up Secretary Michael Gove has now signed a deal which has allocated £1.4 billion of funding over the next 30 years for the devolved North East

Solace survey predicts the impact of Autumn statement on residents

Patrick Melia: "Trying to respond to these pressures through regressive council tax or use of reserves is simply not sustainable, as this survey shows."

Report highlights lack of foreign investment in rural areas

Research commissioned by the County Councils Network (CCN) showed that the per-capita ratio of foreign direct investment (FDI) projects in England’

Grant allocations for council tax rebate total £28m

Department of Levelling up, Housing & Communities outlines its initial new burdens down-payment

Policy response to cost of living crisis 'inadequate and poorly targeted' says NEF

Research suggests four steps towards a Living Income

Steve Rotheram has unveiled a multi-billion pound plan to supercharge the Liverpool City Region’s innovation powerhouse credentials.

The Trussell Trust network provided more than 2.1 million parcels to people facing financial hardship across the country in the space of a year.

MPs have said that the government was ‘complacent in preventing fraud’ in the 100 per cent taxpayer-guaranteed Bounceback Loan Scheme.

Sir Keir Starmer has said that his party is calling for an emergency budget to bring forward more measures to tackle the cost of living crisis.

New analysis from Savills has revealed that home buyers are paying significantly more for homes with low-carbon technology.

Two-fifths of families with children at home were already struggling to pay their bills in early April as the cost-of-living crisis deepened.


Event Diary

This year, Total Telecom’s Connected Britain is celebrating its 10th anniversary, marking a decade of networking, innovation, and collaboration. The conference is now the UK’s largest digital economy event, set to welcome over 7,500 delegates from the telecoms industry and beyond to discuss the hottest topics at ExCel London on September 11–12. 

DTX brings together creative minds and technology practitioners with the tools needed to drive change, enhance experiences and improve efficiencies across today’s organisations.

The countdown to the Environmental Services & Solutions Expo (ESS Expo) is on! As the UK’s largest environmental gathering, ESS Expo is set to take place on 11-12 September 2024 at the NEC, Birmingham.