• Rishi Sunak And The Arts – Should Performers Be Retraining?

    Katherine Davey Over “…adapt and adjust to the new reality. That is what we all must do” says Rishi Sunak – but to what extent can the arts and cultural industries adapt and adjust without sustaining significant, possibly detrimental change? It might be a little presumptuous to describe our...
  • The Pitfalls of Sunak’s ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ Scheme

    On the 7th of July, Rishi Sunak Chancellor of the Exchequer, announced his next bid to help minimise the damage to the economy caused by COVID-19, the Eat Out to Help Out scheme....
  • Tampon Tax Finally Scrapped

    On Wednesday 11th March, Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak revealed the scrapping of the ‘tampon tax’ in The 2020 Budget.  This means the Chancellor has scrapped the five percent VAT on all sanitary products. Currently, the levy means that tampons, sanitary pads, and menstrual cups are viewed as luxury items...