Rishi Sunak Backs Drive To Get More People Off Benefits´┐╝

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is preparing to crack the whip to get more people back to work by allocating them work coach meetings to get them off benefits. Government data shows in some places one in five people are claiming benefits. As a result of these figures, Rishi Sunak and Work and Pensions secretary Therese CoffeyContinue reading “Rishi Sunak Backs Drive To Get More People Off Benefits´┐╝”

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As Costs Rise 7 Percent In March, Inflation Reaches Its Highest Level In 30 Years

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is facing more financial pressure after the rate of inflation skyrocketed to a 30 year high. The Office for National Statistics said that the rate of Consumer Prices Index inflation grew to 7 per cent in March from 6.2 per cent in February. The rise was higher than the 6.7 per centContinue reading “As Costs Rise 7 Percent In March, Inflation Reaches Its Highest Level In 30 Years”

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Families Brace For Rising Costs Of Living

Families will encounter a cost of living double whammy with an energy cap increase adding hundreds of pounds to bills alongside a new hike in interest rates. Energy regulator Ofgem is bringing forward what’s expected to be a crippling rise in gas bills for millions of households from Monday to Thursday. The new level willContinue reading “Families Brace For Rising Costs Of Living”

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In England, Two-Thirds Of Councils Are Considering Tax Increases For 2022

Two-thirds of councils in England are considering tax hikes next year, in another blow to family finances. Millions of people across the country are now having to brace themselves for a double whammy of skyrocketing bills and an upsurge in National Insurance Payments. According to some estimations, this is on top of rising inflation, whichContinue reading “In England, Two-Thirds Of Councils Are Considering Tax Increases For 2022”

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In England, Almost One In Fifty People Had COVID Last Week

England’s COVID cases have reached their highest level since mid-January with approximately one in fifty infected with the virus last week, official data has revealed amid mounting concerns that the imminent fourth wave and slow booster vaccine roll out will force ministers into adopting its winter Plan B. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) figuresContinue reading “In England, Almost One In Fifty People Had COVID Last Week”

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More Than A Quarter Of Britons Worry Life Will Never Go Back To Normal

According to a shock poll, more than a quarter of Britons think life will never get back to normal after coronavirus. Exclusive research for a newspaper outlet found 26 per cent couldn’t see our pre-pandemic lifestyles returning at any time. The majority of those questioned by Redfield & Wilton Strategies, 38 per cent, harboured hopesContinue reading “More Than A Quarter Of Britons Worry Life Will Never Go Back To Normal”

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COVID Was Only The 24th Leading Cause Of Mortality In England

Official figures show that twenty-three diseases and conditions killed more people than COVID in England last month and the virus was responsible for fewer than 1 per cent of all deaths. The Office for National Statistics discovered that COVID mortality continued to decline significantly during the month, even though cases were starting to climb becauseContinue reading “COVID Was Only The 24th Leading Cause Of Mortality In England”

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Jo Whiley Offered COVID Vaccine Before Her Sister

Jo Whiley has said she’s living through a nightmare after being offered the coronavirus vaccine before her sister, who has learning difficulties and diabetes and whose care home has been locked down due to an outbreak. The BBC Radio 2 DJ, who’s been fighting for her younger sister Frances, who has the rare Cri duContinue reading “Jo Whiley Offered COVID Vaccine Before Her Sister”

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NHS COVID-19 App ‘Bug’ Refuses To Let Users Enter Negative Test Results

It was revealed that people in England using the NHS Track and Trace app are unable to enter a negative test result if they didn’t use it to book their swab, but when users tell it they have coronavirus symptoms, either a high temperature, new persistent cough or loss of taste or smell, the appContinue reading “NHS COVID-19 App ‘Bug’ Refuses To Let Users Enter Negative Test Results”

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