Reducing air pollution could give UK economy £1.6billion boost

Reducing air pollution could give UK economy £1.6billion boost

Reducing air pollution to levels recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO) could boost the UK economy by £1.6billion and prevent 17,000 early deaths, a report claims. The research said cutting pollution to WHO guideline levels – which are stricter than UK legal limits –…

Government could give all adults £500 and children £250 to help economy

Government could give all adults £500 and children £250 to help economy

The Government is ‘considering’ plans drawn up by a think tank to give all adults £500 and children £250 in vouchers to help to spend our way out of the Covid crisis. According to reports in the Observer, the Resolution Foundation idea would see vouchers…

U.S. Economy Added 245,000 Jobs in November, Lowest Since COVID Recovery Began

U.S. Economy Added 245,000 Jobs in November, Lowest Since COVID Recovery Began

The unemployment rate fell to 6.7%, according to the data.

The Senate just failed to pass more stimulus amid a struggling economy. Here’s why.

The Senate just failed to pass more stimulus amid a struggling economy. Here’s why.

A Senate vote on Republicans’ “skinny” stimulus bill failed Thursday, leaving lawmakers at the same impasse they’ve been at for months. The 52-47 vote, which was intended to demonstrate Republican unity and support for the stimulus while putting pressure on Democrats, was only mildly successful…