Furlough

Government announces support for crisis-hit hospitality sector – but no furlough or rise in sick pay
Employment

Government announces support for crisis-hit hospitality sector – but no furlough or rise in sick pay

By refusing to bring back furlough or raise sick pay for isolating workers, Labour says Rishi Sunak is “harming our ability to fight the pandemic”.

How we could avoid the looming homelessness crisis – and save billions at the same time
Stop Mass Homelessness

How we could avoid the looming homelessness crisis – and save billions at the same time

The Big Issue’s Stop Mass Homelessness was launched in summer to warn of a coming storm. Falling Covid-19 support now risks homelessness on a scale we have never seen before and the costs of failing to act could be great

The Great Resignation? Record numbers of workers are switching jobs but vacancies rise again
Employment

The Great Resignation? Record numbers of workers are switching jobs but vacancies rise again

ONS figures show almost one million workers switched jobs over the summer – while vacancies increased to 1.2 million.

Labour shortage: UK needs 1.1 million people to fill record job vacancies
Employment

Labour shortage: UK needs 1.1 million people to fill record job vacancies

Why the end of furlough may not solve the jobs crisis like some expect
Evie Breese

Why the end of furlough may not solve the jobs crisis like some expect

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End of the furlough scheme: What happens next?
Employment

End of the furlough scheme: What happens next?

Excluded from Covid support: How one missed deadline made a man homeless
Employment

Excluded from Covid support: How one missed deadline made a man homeless

‘£50 million bill’ for businesses as government’s furlough scheme winds down
Environment

‘£50 million bill’ for businesses as government’s furlough scheme winds down

Furlough: What happens if I am asked to shield and can’t work from home?
Environment

Furlough: What happens if I am asked to shield and can’t work from home?

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