Alice Jaspars

Alice Jaspars

Culture Editor

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Minimum wage increased by 6.2 per cent in "the biggest cash increase ever"

An increase in the minimum wage of 6.2 per cent came into effect today and has been heralded as "the biggest cash increase ever" by the government.

Coronavirus testing must go “further, faster” says Gove

Yesterday, Michael Gove admitted that the UK needed to go “further, faster” to provide more for coronavirus tests.

Head of Tadpoles Nursey School: “in many cases our Early Years settings will no longer exist once this crisis is over”

Claire Dimpfl is the head of Tadpoles Nursery School, a private nursery school in Chelsea. Speaking with The Parliamentary Review, she discussed her current approach towards continuing early years education during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Supermarket sales break records amid coronavirus pandemic

Consumer analysts, Kantar, have revealed that sales of groceries in March have exceeded all previous records, with shoppers stockpiling as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Boris Johnson asked to extend transition period amid coronavirus pandemic

Pressure has been put on prime minister Boris Johnson to delay Brexit amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Mandale Group on Covid-19: “The largest unknown in this right now is how long this is going to go on for”

Following the government announcement that all those who can work from home should do so as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, The Parliamentary Review spoke with Harriet Spalding of Mandale Group, to discuss how the latest developments had impacted the company.

UK government to tackle spread of coronavirus misinformation

A specialist unit has been put in place in the Cabinet Office to prevent the spread of fake news surrounding coronavirus.

Banks criticised for coronavirus loan model

MPs and firms have criticised banks for demanding personal guarantees to issue businesses with government backed emergency loans.

Tech giants to support NHS in coronavirus effort

New measures are being taken in order to best predict where ventilators will be needed across the country.

Managing director of Vitalograph: “the source of Covid-19 seems to be solving the problem”

Bernard Garbe is managing director of Vitalograph, a family-owned company founded by his father in 1963. Garbe oversees the company who are the longest-established manufacturer of respiratory diagnostic medical devices in the world. Speaking with the Parliamentary Review, Garbe discusses the impact of Covid-19 on business.

Coronavirus help for self-employed delayed until June

The government has been warned that unemployment will soar as the chancellor has delayed the coronavirus bailout for those who are self employed until June.

Met asks former officers to return

The Metropolitan Police have called upon retired police officers to return to the force to help cope with the coronavirus outbreak in the capital.

“Do remember they can’t cancel the spring” – Hockney unveils new piece amid coronavirus outbreak

David Hockney has unveiled a new piece to welcome in the spring amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Number of MPs to remain the same following Brexit vote

David Cameron’s 2012 proposal to cut the number of MPs from 650 to 600 has been dropped due to “a greater workload” following Brexit.

Chancellor to disclose financial aid for self employed

Rishi Sunak, chancellor of the exchequer, will unveil measures to aid self-employed workers facing the financial impact of coronavirus.