The economy and jobs

We are living through a moment of profound economic crisis, in part shaped by Covid – but in part the result of a hard Brexit. Livelihoods, pay and conditions are all at risk.

The politics of the Spring Statement are illogical for the post-Brexit Conservative Party

UK manufacturing exports fall sharply. Does it matter?

Fact check: P&O’s mass ‘fire and rehire’ of staff is a moral outrage but the links to Brexit are limited

Bad, a joke or both? The government promises £1bn to business in new deregulation drive

60% of England needs ‘levelling up’ – new report

The UK has lost out on billions in infrastructure investment after Brexit

Four reasons we should talk about the UK government’s ‘levelling down agenda’

Manufacturing’s Brexit travails will undermine the ‘levelling up’ agenda

VIDEO: What is Keir Starmer’s Brexit? And what should it be? A debrief from Luke Cooper

Looking back on 2021 as the ‘year of hard Brexit’: four things we’ve learnt