The main distinguishing feature of Osborne’s policy record was presiding over one of the worst economic recoveries in British history.
The experience of former industrial heartlands offers lessons in how to revitalise communities when big industries close.
Totnes shows how a small, rural town can build community resilience at a time when local budgets are under strain.
Research shows that England was one of the first sovereigns to default on its international debt obligations.
It's hard to say if, legally, not paying the Brexit bill will classify as a sovereign default. But credit agencies will take serious notice.
Boris Johnson's attitude to Brexit and business has traders on high alert.
A new study has calculated the tremendous cost of ash dieback to the UK economy.
These are the five options for Brexit: Theresa May's withdrawal agreement, staying in the customs union, staying in the single market, the so-called Common Market 2.0 idea or a no-deal Brexit.
The legal minimum wage is vital for regulating low pay and preventing exploitation. But it is insufficient on its own to reduce poverty for working people.
Mandatory reporting could help highlight the ethnicity pay gap in much the same way that gender pay gap reporting does.
Councils have sold off vast amounts of land since 2014 – land that was previously used for important public services.
The foundational economy has largely been overlooked in public policy but it could provide shelter from the Brexit storm for the UK's deprived regions.
There are more than 300 contingency plans across government departments.
Imagine if the amount of tax everyone paid was public knowledge – they do it in Sweden.
New research reveals how austerity pushed poor families into debt to pay for basic needs like food, rent and hot water.
America's objectives for a trade agreement with Britain spell out a stark Brexit future.
The government's £1.6 billion Stronger Towns Fund will be insufficient compensation for the effects of a no-deal Brexit.
Young people in the UK experience some of the worst working conditions. To understand why we need to look at longer-term changes in the political economy.
The ongoing policy uncertainty affects both ends of the economy: consumers and producers.
Regional authorities require real teeth to protect their towns from big shocks like factory closures.