inflation

How does inflation affect your wage? Use our tool to find out

Tuesday, 18 July 2017 | Article

The spectre of inflation has arisen in 2017, and coupled with poor wage growth is set to impact negatively on workers' living standards.

Inflation falls to 2.6%, which could 'kill off' talk of interest rate rises

Tuesday, 18 July 2017 | News

Inflation has unexpectedly fallen to 2.6% in the year to June – down from 2.9% in May, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS) latest Consumer Prices Index (CPI) figures.

Interest rate rise could happen as soon as January 2018

Thursday, 13 July 2017 | News

There is a growing expectation that the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) will raise the base rate in coming months.

How rising inflation affects your wage: Use our tool to find out

Tuesday, 18 July 2017 | News

Workers’ salaries are devaluing thanks to inflation and slow wage growth, with construction workers hardest hit, according to Office for National Statistics (ONS) data.   

Family of four now needs £40,800 a year to survive

Monday, 10 July 2017 | News

Rising inflation and growing household costs mean the average family of four needs an annual income of £40,800 per year to survive.

Nine savings accounts to beat 2.6% inflation

Tuesday, 18 July 2017 | Article

Savers are facing a new battle as the UK’s rate of inflation continues to be higher than the interest rate offered by almost all savings accounts.

‘Now is not the time’ to increase Base Rate, says Bank of England governor

Tuesday, 20 June 2017 | News

Now isn’t the time to increase Base Rate, Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, has said today.

Savings rates are on the rise: here are the top paying accounts

Monday, 19 June 2017 | News

Rates on both easy-access accounts and fixed-rate bonds continue to rise.

Inflation hits four-year high

Tuesday, 13 June 2017 | News

Inflation is continuing to rise, with the consumer prices index reaching a four-year high of 2.9% in May.

How stocks and shares can help you beat inflation in 2017

Tuesday, 13 June 2017 | Article

Choosing which investments will create the best return has always been a challenge.