The lowest inflation for four years added to the UK’s economic purple patch yesterday, following strong quarterly growth and and declining unemployment in boosting the nation’s recovery prospects next year.
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Tuesday 13 August 2013
Easing of pressure from cost of living offers some relief for stretched household budgets
Monday 05 August 2013
Price increases of more than double inflation prompt complaints from consumer groups
Monday 05 August 2013
The former boss of the DIY retailer Wickes has stepped up his criticism of the retail expert Mary Portas, stating that one of her key recommendations on business rates would have saved firms just 50p a week last year.
Thursday 01 August 2013
The 'island fuel rebate' which saves drivers 5p a litre off Scottish coast and on Scilly Isles could be rolled out across UK
Monday 29 July 2013
Passengers turn down sunshine break abroad to top up tans at home
Sunday 21 July 2013
The economy may be growing, but inequality is rising more quickly than in 1980s, report warns
Saturday 20 July 2013
Essentials such as energy and food are going up faster than prices generally, while wages stagnate
Friday 19 July 2013
Petrol pump prices could soar 5p a litre, burning a hole in the pockets of holiday motorists, the AA has warned.
Wednesday 17 July 2013
Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England, has avoided an embarrassing letter to explain away soaring prices just weeks into his new job after a smaller-than-feared rise in the cost of living during June.
Tuesday 16 July 2013
Experts say June figure will represent peak and is likely to fall back to 2 per cent target by end of year
Sunday 14 July 2013
The Energy Secretary Ed Davey has attacked the Taxpayers’ Alliance – accusing the campaign group of making “dodgy, back-of-fag-packet claims” about energy bills.
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