inflation

Household bills rise 10 times faster than incomes

A decade on from the collapse of Northern Rock and the start of the financial crash, and households are still struggling against rising bills and low income growth.

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Inflation hits 2.7%, squeezing households further

Inflation has hit a new high at 2.7% in August, up from 2.6% in July, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

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A third of Moneywise users more worried about finances now than a decade ago

It’s been 10 years since the credit crunch, but over a third (36%) of Moneywise.co.uk users feel more worried about their finances now than a decade ago, according to our latest poll results.

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Rail fares to be hiked by 3.6% as inflation rises

Rail travellers will be hit by price hikes of up to 3.6% in 2018 as figures reveal today that inflation has risen.

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Fancy working outside? Here are the 10 best paid outdoor jobs

Although the weather this summer has been mixed, many people are happy to brave the British seasons and are being handsomely rewarded for doing so.

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(Not so) Funny money: Over 2,500 consumer goods hit by ‘shrinkflation’

Shoppers’ suspicions have been confirmed by new figures, which reveal consumer goods – in particular food and drink – really are shrinking in size but remaining the same price.

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Does inflation affect your wage? Use our tool to find out

The spectre of inflation has arisen in recent times, but higher wage growth is now improving workers' living standards.

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

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.

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Interest rate rise could happen as soon as January 2018

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

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

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

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