Governments around the world have spent billions on their response to the COVID-19 pandemic. So why can't they just print more money in normal times to pay for things like healthcare, education, and defence? Yahoo Finance UK's Oscar Williams-Grut explains.
The UK's Job Support Scheme is set to replace the furlough programme. Chancellor Rishi Sunak has recent;y announced key changes to the way the new wage subsidy scheme will work. Yahoo Finance UK's Oscar Williams-Grut explains the details.
Government budget deficits around the world are once again rising sharply as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. Yahoo Finance's Oscar Williams-Grut explains what a budget deficit is, why they're rising, and why that matters.