Stormont ministers will enjoy their biggest spending increase for a decade next year.
The coronavirus has forced a north-east council to change spending plans for the coming year.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak unveiled a multibillion-pound package of measures to help businesses through the coronavirus crisis.
Britain is facing a wartime scenario and the Government must spend and “not be squeamish” about ballooning debt levels to help the UK survive coronavirus, according to the fiscal watchdog.
Finance Secretary Kate Forbes has long been eyed as a rising star within the SNP.
The Bank of England has laid out its reasons for cutting interest rates in a surprise decision on Wednesday as authorities try to grapple with the effects of Covid-19.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak and Bank of England Governor Mark Carney have met leading banks to discuss support for small and medium firms through the coronavirus outbreak.
Financial watchdogs have said the spending plans of Chancellor Rishi Sunak are not as generous as they may appear.
Measures announced in the Budget to help tackle coronavirus are “timely, targeted and temporary” but it remains to be seen if they will protect the economy long term, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has said.
More than 60 jobs could be axed as a north-east council looks to balance its books.
Every household will suffer a £575 annual blow due to the slump in the economic growth forecast, even before the impact of the coronavirus is factored in, a respected think-tank has warned.
The UK economy could tumble into recession if the coronavirus outbreak causes widespread disruption, despite the Chancellor injecting £30 billion in the Budget to soften the financial blow, a watchdog has warned.
The Chancellor could be forced to reconsider his spending plans if UK economic growth continues to stall, according to a leading economist.
Grants for new electric cars have been cut in Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Budget.
The Scottish Government has demanded “urgent clarification” from the Chancellor over how much cash will go to Scotland to tackle coronavirus.
Funding an independence referendum using the cash given to the Scottish Government in the UK Budget would be a “very, very bad use of that money”, according to Alister Jack.
Northern Ireland’s powersharing government is more than half a billion pounds short following Wednesday’s Budget.
The UK risks tipping into recession if the coronavirus outbreak causes widespread disruption, the Budget watchdog warned as Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a £30 billion spending package to support the economy.
The eye-catching Budget may have had lots of promises, huge cash splurges and policy changes. But what was missing for businesses?
A tax on tech giants will go ahead despite US threats of retaliatory tariffs against the UK’s car industry.
Care providers and think thanks have described the lack of additional funding for social care in the Chancellor’s budget as “hugely disappointing”.
Northern Ireland is set to receive an extra £210 million in the latest Budget announced today.
More funding for affordable homes and accommodation for rough sleepers has been announced as part of a housing package worth billions of pounds.
Boris Johnson’s Government will “sacrifice our economic health”, the SNP’s leader in Westminster has claimed as he warned of the “narrow ideology of the Brexit fanboys led by Dominic Cummings now running the Treasury”.
Chancellor of the exchequer Rishi Sunak today announced a series of changes that will see the UK’s transport network bolstered by billions in additional funding.
The telecoms industry has welcomed Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s announcement of a £5 billion investment to introduce gigabit-capable broadband across the whole of the UK.
Coronavirus is the “key challenge facing our country”, the Chancellor said, as he announced a package of measures to help tackle the fall-out from the virus.
Taxes on air fares have been increased despite airlines calling for them to be scrapped.
The Chancellor has announced a £1 billion fund to remove unsafe cladding from high-rise residential buildings, as the Government continues to “grapple” with the “tragic legacy of Grenfell”.
A stamp duty surcharge for non-UK residents is set to come into force next year – and could spark a scramble among overseas investors to buy properties before it kicks in.