Commenting on the announcement of the government’s Kickstart Scheme, allowing employers to offer government-subsidised work placements for young people aged between 16-24 who are claiming Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment
Sheffield’s five Labour MPs have written to the Prime Minister and Health Secretary to seek support for the building of a world class Centre for Child Health Technology (CCHT) on the Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park.
Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice is backing calls on the government to urgently provide detailed guidance for families of seriously ill children, after new research revealed they are feeling more isolated than ever despite the easing of lockdown.
The British Chambers of Commerce has called for “swift, substantial and immediate action” to bolster the economy, as its Quarterly Economic Survey (QES)
Commenting ahead of the Prime Minister’s speech in the West Midlands, in which he will announce a ‘New Deal for Britain’, BCC Director General Adam Marshall said:
New powers and millions of pounds in new funding are coming to South Yorkshire this summer, as the region’s landmark devolution deal is agreed.
Commenting on the decision by the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee to keep interest rates on hold and expand quantitative easing, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:
Following a meeting with the Withdrawal Joint Committee (WJC), the UK has formally notified the EU that it will neither accept nor seek any extension to the transition period.