inflation

1p and 2p coins saved for the nation: Chancellor confirms no coins or notes will be withdrawn from circulation

Chancellor Philip Hammond is calling to an end speculation about the demise of copper coins. 

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Inflation flatlines despite strong UK wage growth

The UK economy continues to undershoot its inflation target despite record low unemployment.

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Turn to investment trusts for inflation- busting results

Over the next few years, interest rates are expected to gradually move higher, but savers should not bank on savings rates becoming more generous overnight.

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Food and drink prices rise as inflation edges higher

Inflation edged up slightly last month after hitting a two-year low in January, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

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Popcorn and smart speakers are added to the 'basket of goods' used to measure inflation - but envelopes are out

Popcorn and smart speakers have been added to the basket of goods used to measure inflation by the Office for National Statistics. 

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Inflation drops to 1.8% - its lowest level in two years

Inflation has fallen to its lowest level since January 2017, offering welcome relief to cash-strapped households. 

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Outdated RPI hits consumers in the pocket as MPs urge Chancellor to fix flawed inflation measure now

A group of MPs is calling on the head of the UK Statistics Authority (UKSA) to get consent from the Chancellor to fix a flaw in the retail price index (RPI) measure of inflation.

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Shrinkflation hits over 200 food products - and bread and cereals are the most likely to reduce in size

Consumers are paying the same for over 200 items in their shopping baskets, but the products have shrunk in size, official figures show.

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Inflation drops to lowest level in nearly two years as petrol prices fall

Inflation fell to its lowest level in nearly two years in December, pushed down by falling petrol prices.

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UK inflation driven to 20-month low by falling petrol prices

Inflation has fallen to its lowest level since March 2017 after falling oil prices brought down the cost of filling up at the forecourt.

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