By M&C Report team2006-04-09T09:08:00+01:00
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has warned inflationary pressures will continue to buffet the UK economy, and is forecast to average 4% next year
Inflation has soared to its highest level in nine years, with the Office for National Statistics (ONS) claiming this is down to last year’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme.
Hospitality could be experiencing a slowing in the recovery of consumer activity, weekly data compiled by the ONS has suggested.
The Treasury is said to have blocked a pay deal that would have prevented strikes over the holiday period
Shortages of British crops including cucumbers, peppers, and tomatoes are expected in the coming months, the Sunday Times reports
Employers not main driver of latest surge in immigration, nor would loosening rules solve all problems, the Financial Times reports
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