The UK entered recession for the first time in 11 years after the economy shrank by a record 20.4 per cent between April and June.
The Chancellor said he hopes offering a 50 per cent discount to diners in restaurants will remind Brits that "we used to love going out".
“We will not be defined by this crisis but by our response to it,” the Chancellor said as he set out his plan for economic recovery.
The former Chancellor told talkRADIO the government should not rush to cut public spending in response to the economic hit of coronavirus.
Conservative MP Bob Blackman has said many in his party would vote against the government over proposals to extend Sunday trading hours.
Labour's Jonathan Reynolds has warned that Britain is facing unemployment “on a scale we haven’t seen in this country for many decades”.
Conservative MP Iain Duncan Smith has warned against the impacts of maintaining the UK’s coronavirus lockdown on the economy.
Coronavirus spending meant government borrowing reached £62.1 billion in April, the highest figure for any month on record, new data shows.
Lord Norman Lamont told talkRADIO’s Julia Hartley-Brewer the UK will almost certainly face a recession following the coronavirus pandemic.
Dan Wootton has called for young people to be let out of coronavirus lockdown to "fire up the economy as soon as is humanly possible."
The journalist told talkRADIO that “irreparable damage” to the UK’s finances has grown “deeper” with each day of coronavirus lockdown.
The Office for National Statistics said the number of UK job vacancies plummeted by 52,000 in the months before coronavirus took hold.
Chancellor Sajid Javid has maintained the fundamentals of the British economy were “strong” despite the worst figures in seven years.
The Conservative MP has claimed the Bank of England's predictions that a no-deal Brexit could result in a recession are 'nonsense'.
Theresa May pledged that the UK would have the 'lowest corporation tax in the G20' - but would this be a good thing for post-Brexit Britain?
The Archbishop of Canterbury called for fundamental changes to the economy saying that the “economy is not just for everyone”.
New figures show that unemployment has reached the lowest rate since 1976, and there's been a decrease of EU nationals working in the UK
talkRADIO's Saturday host Michael Graham argues that for all Trump's personal failings, his impact on the US economy speaks for itself
The Wine and Spirit Trade Association said 2018 was set to be a vintage year thanks to a wet spring followed by the heatwave
RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire, which is home to the much-admired aerobatics display team, is being axed as part of wider move to provide more "modern and efficient" military bases
Around one million public sector workers will benefit from the biggest pay rise in almost 10 years
Pay and disputes over guards will threaten services over the summer
Philip Hammond's next spending review will be "make or break" for authorities that are already under huge funding pressures, the Local Government Association said
Poundworld went into administration last week, and almost 100 staff from the head office have now been made redundant
Financial Conduct Authority chief executive Andrew Bailey said 'frank conversations' had taken place with the bank after its IT meltdown
BT has pledged to bring all its call centres back to the UK and Ireland and is planning a converged broadband and mobile network as part of raft of announcements for its customers.
The number of Britons looking for jobs in the EU increased by 15% in recent months, suggesting a "Brexodus" of workers
The number of contracts not guaranteeing regular hours represents 6% of all contracts, unchanged from the previous figure
St David's, St Patrick's, St George's and St Andrew's Day will all be days off, if Corbyn is elected
The banking giant said 1,230 jobs will be cut across its branch network and some central functions as part of the move
Employment increased by 55,000 in the quarter to February to 32.2 million, the highest figure since records began in 1971
The Prime Minister used an article in The Telegraph to compare the pay gap to the women's suffrage campaign a century ago
The Labour leader is to give a speech to the EEF manufacturers' organisation
MPs have viewed forecasts for Brexit, however the Government says they don't reflect the outcome it wants in negotiations
Donald Trump spoke at an Ohio manufacturing company about the economy and has tweeted a video
MP Nicky Morgan thinks the Government needs to release more information about the outcome of Brexit
There has been almost a week of protests against the government, some of which have resulted in death
Julia Hartley-Brewer says this issue is far less significant than Labour would have us believe
Vince Cable has said a no deal Brexit would not be a clever thing to do
Conservative MP Nigel Evans says his party's manifesto was useless which meant everyone's attention was on it
The son of Hans Frank, the governor-general of Nazi occupied Poland in World War Two, has spoken out about the current situation in Germany
Former Green party leader Natalie Bennett says charging people for disposable coffee cups will make the public think about the resources they are using
George Galloway believes it's ludicrous that George Osborne is claiming his constituents won't be affected by him taking a position at the London Evening Standard
Conservative MP Tom Tugendhat - who voted against the NI increase - told Julia Hartley-Brewer that the Chancellor was right to scrap his headline policy
George Galloway believes the UK's approach to economics has been a disaster for over 30 years
The Government is to announce plans for the UK to launch its first commercial spaceflight within three years
UKIP leader Paul Nuttall has said that it's great to see Mark Carney eating his own words, after his announcement to MPs about Brexit's impact on the economy
The Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has told MPs that Brexit is no longer the biggest threat to the economy, as it is growing more strongly than the Monetary Policy Committee predicted
Deutsche Bank is facing a fine of £11 billion over miselling mortgage-backed bonds before the 2008 financial crisis
Mark Dampier, of Hargreaves Lansdown, was speaking to talkRADIO after figures showed Brexit has had little effect on the economy
Market specialist Chris Williamson says the government could be running out of options following Thursday's Bank of England interest-rate cut to 0.25%…