Economics

BP petrol station

ESG is a cynical value trap

Neil Colins’ Notebook: Dumping the shares of the big oil companies on ESG grounds is foolish as they are the ones which will emerge with the new green energy.

Rishi Sunak delivering budget to Parliament

Sunak splashes other people’s cash

Daily Briefing: The Chancellor turned his back completely on a decade of Conservative cuts in a Budget that made £150bn of extra spending commitments.

Sunak holds red budget box

Budget 2021: five key takeaways

Sunak’s long-awaited ‘post-Covid’ budget will have big implications for the economy, business, cost of living, levelling up and education.