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Energy bills support schemes

What is happening to energy bills?  Households and businesses across the UK are facing a steep hike in energy prices as a…

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Energy prices and supply in the UK

The recent surge in UK energy prices has dominated the headlines, and invited questions about the resilience of the UK’s energy supply….

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The culling of healthy pigs

The first culling of healthy pigs occurred in early October. By mid-October 6,000 pigs had been culled and their bodies sent for…

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Brexit and Beyond with Jonathan Portes

06 May 2022

Brexit and Beyond: Helen Thompson

11 Feb 2022

The Facts

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Is there a right to strike in the UK?

There is no right to strike under UK law. However, under Article 11 of the European Convention on Human Rights, everyone has…

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What is the energy price cap?

The ‘default tariff cap’ – widely called the energy price cap – determines the maximum price per unit customers can pay for…

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What is a windfall tax?

A windfall tax is levied against companies deemed to have made excessively high profits, or a ‘windfall’, from circumstances they themselves did not engineer. Learn more here.
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