Who pays for Lockdown?

By Adam Lloyd, Capital Markets The economic impact of the lockdown has been profound with the unemployment rate growing to 4.5% in the three months to August. According to the ONS, an estimated 1.5 million people were unemployed between June and August and the outlook is looking pretty grim with some forecasts suggesting that unemployment…

Sunak preparing the ground for taxes rises ahead

By Gareth Jones, Newgate Public Affairs The return of Parliament this week has seen the issue of tax appear at the top of the political agenda. To many observers, it is not immediately obvious why this is the case. Firstly, it is not as if the government and politicians are short of other things to…