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Why Royal Mail is struggling to deliver

Deatonphotos/Shutterstock Royal Mail, the UK’s oldest postal service, has received plenty of bad news in recent weeks. It has been fined for failing to achieve its delivery targets, lost an exclusive deal with the Post Office and recorded operating losses of £319 million – £100 million higher than for the same period last year. There […]


It’s not a cost of living crisis – it’s a poverty pandemic

fizkes/Shutterstock There is a poverty crisis in the UK. But when outlining his 110 growth measures aimed at getting “the British economy working” during his autumn statement, the chancellor’s measures to tackle the cost of living crisis were limited to economic support payments focused on short-term wins. We argue that raising living standards should be […]