inflation

EDF to hike energy prices for second time in just three months

Households on EDF Energy’s standard variable tariff (SVT) will see prices hiked for the second time in just three months.

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Motorists 'fleeced' at the pumps

Motorists blighted by recent fuel prices rises will be angered that retailers are raising prices over and above oil price changes.

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Flat inflation growth leaves savers under pressure

Inflation figures released today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) recorded no change in inflation growth levels.

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Petrol price rise misery: could it force inflation up and a Bank of England rate rise?

Motorists petrol pump woes got even worse in May, according to latest figures from the RAC.

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Inflation falls for the second month in a row

Consumers will feel some relief as inflation continues to fall back from a peak of 3.1%, but the trend may not go on for long.

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Student loans interest rates climb to 6.3%

The headline interest rate on student loans has risen to 6.3%. 

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Number of savings accounts that beat inflation trebles

Savers will cheer the latest inflation figures, as the number of accounts beating inflation triples. Here are the Moneywise best buys.

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Inflation drops to 2.5% but households still 'squeezed'

Inflation dropped to 2.5% in February, giving consumers feeling the pinch some welcome relief. 

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Inflation drops to 2.7% prompting rate hike predictions

The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rate of inflation fell to 2.7% in February, down from 3% in January, according to the latest data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).  

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Families face three years of income stagnation

Low and middle income households face three years of stagnating living standards lasting until 2020, according to the Resolution Foundation’s annual living standards report.

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