Financial winners in WWI were taxed on their 'excess profits' to help pay for the costs of the war on other parts of the economy.
Live music venues must be helped to survive the COVID-19 era.
The chancellor’s plan lacks both the broader reforms and vision needed to tackle the crisis. It also fails to offer any clear plan for recovery.
Why UK government would have been wiser to either stick to pure business subsidies or offer its August restaurant scheme seven days a week.
Why everyone working less could help alleviate the COVID-19 economic crisis.
The bank has so far shied away from negative rates but it is running out of other firepower.
What you need to know when it comes to saving, investing, borrowing and spending.
History shows that governing parties lose support when jobs are lost.
Second waves of coronavirus cases are far more likely to be driven by poverty and economic necessity.
Markets bring broad benefits to local communities – much more so than big supermarket chains.
Evidence from South Korea tells a precautionary tale about rushing to end lockdown, without the right public health measures in place.
Many key workers are among the UK's lowest paid.
Research shows lower income groups have a very different perspective on the economy.
Billions have been lost in tax to fake self-employment and many registered as self-employed will struggle to get state aid.
Employment levels regularly dip after crisis.
The UK must look now to a package of long-term measures that includes investment in industry and public services, increased unemployment benefits and universal basic income.
Even allowing for falls in asset values and some tax dodging, a modest tax on the wealthiest could pay off the government's ballooning debt.
Significant numbers of key workers barely make the minimum wage.
The worst effects of social distancing will undoubtedly be felt by the young, the poor and the socially disadvantaged.
'Helicopter money' payments would benefit everyone.