At today’s G20 Finance Meeting @RishiSunak called on his counterparts to support the world’s vulnerable countries, giving his backing to work on a new IMF Special Drawing Rights allocation which gives additional financing to low-income countries to help them respond & recover. https://t.co/n1X4zkBYSf
10,000 extra work coaches have been recruited as part of the Government’s Plan for Jobs. Chancellor @RishiSunak joined Work and Pensions Secretary, @theresecoffey, to welcome them to their new roles as they start supporting jobseekers across the country. https://t.co/IHJGkQ4eqb https://t.co/ZWLqEUNK9T
A week today Chancellor @RishiSunak will be setting out #Budget2021. Not sure what a Budget is and what it involves? Catch up on everything you need to know here 👇 https://t.co/5RB1qfpbsa
Brush up on everything you need to know about the UK Budget ahead of #Budget2021 on March 3. https://t.co/5hOL0WOqas
Hear how @GordonRamsay used our Film & TV Production Restart Scheme to help produce a new TV show, despite some reservations from his mum over the choice of host. Watch ‘In Conversation’ between Gordon and Chancellor @RishiSunak right here: https://t.co/BiAgD6MOVb #PlanForJobs https://t.co/q5ArPx9q3c
"I think we've been given one of the most incredible support systems from the furlough scheme." Click here to watch the whole ‘In Conversation’ between @GordonRamsay and Chancellor @RishiSunak: https://t.co/BiAgD6MOVb #PlanForJobs https://t.co/AlUWGvf3tO
When @RishiSunak met @GordonRamsay. In the first of our ‘In Conversation’ series with industry experts, the two discuss how Covid-support measures have helped Gordon's businesses during the pandemic and produced a gameshow. #PlanForJobs Watch here: https://t.co/BiAgD6MOVb https://t.co/vazdIItnOA
Catch our 1st ‘In Conversation’ tomorrow with Chancellor @RishiSunak & @GordonRamsay discussing lockdown, the impact Covid-19 has had on the hospitality sector and the UK’s recovery. #PlanForJobs https://t.co/9Z8rQaY7E1
Our new 'In Conversation' series launches tomorrow. Across the series Chancellor @RishiSunak will speak to experts on the hospitality sector, global affairs, sustainability, culture, and technology and the impact of Covid-19. #PlanForJobs Subscribe: https://t.co/BYpszi7uzF https://t.co/AYFIudb926
We’re flying the flag for LGBT+ History Month throughout February. As a Stonewall Diversity Champion we are committed to celebrating the rich diversity of the LGBT+ community. #LGBTHM21 Find out more: https://t.co/1ceYmdAtoY https://t.co/jW1WSlgKqG
"It's a great foothold in the door for these young people". Work Coach Michelle Reeves on the impact the Kickstart scheme is having for young people across the country. #PlanForJobs https://t.co/WxGI3bOzi3
Additional funding has been announced for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland: Over £1.1bn for Scotland – total guaranteed funding of £9.7bn. Over £650m for Wales - total guaranteed funding of £5.85bn Over £300m for Northern Ireland - total guaranteed funding of £3.3bn https://t.co/Z4g8w3TZYj
The new Centre for Greening Finance and Investment will encourage investment in low carbon sectors and technology, creating green jobs and boosting the UK's leadership in green finance. #PlanForJobs https://t.co/U1mTPvEYus
On last week's #PlanForJobs panel, tech entrepreneur and founder of @JoinMultiverse Euan Blair discussed the benefits of apprenticeships, highlighting the importance of pursuing the career path that's right for you. #NAW2021 #BuildTheFuture https://t.co/6pv1yHIBFv
Chancellor @RishiSunak met NHS workers playing their part in the national roll out of the #COVIDVaccine at Leeds Vaccination Centre earlier today – and encouraged everyone currently eligible for a jab to come forward. https://t.co/8U6LHYfcbP
“Vaccines are the way out of this pandemic and offer a route back to normal life." @SteveBarclay highlighted the importance of the #COVIDVaccine on a virtual visit to John Smith Stadium in Humberside where he encouraged everyone currently eligible for a jab to come forward. https://t.co/pKGVTXFzzo
“Lets all do our bit and when it’s our turn, make sure we get there and get our vaccination.” Chancellor @RishiSunak talked about the importance of the #COVIDvaccine on a trip to @NHSLewishamCCG in January. https://t.co/OpgH8xYGpM
Chancellor @RishiSunak today chaired the first meeting of the UK's @G7 presidency with finance ministers & central bank governors. The UK highlighted global recovery, supporting vulnerable countries, digital taxation & climate change as priorities for the group in the year ahead.
✅Learn new skills ✅Get experience working in an industry ✅Receive a job interview Watch the video below to learn more about the opportunity provided by Sector-based Work Academy Programmes. #PlanForJobs https://t.co/enQ6XglI6z
5/ Whereas some other nations instead measure the public sector using the ‘inputs’ – things like the money governments spend on salaries or the cost of medicines.
6/ The pandemic has led to many countries having to close schools or cancel some non-urgent care. Because of this, the ONS’s methodology currently leads to a larger hit to GDP than other methods & shows the challenge of making international comparisons of GDP during the pandemic.
2/ The independent ONS has said it’s important that we’re careful when making international comparisons between the performance of our economy and others.
3/ This is because of the different approaches each nation takes to their estimates- there are significant differences in how countries measures the public sector in GDP.