inflation

Nine savings accounts to beat 2.9% inflation

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.

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Inflation rises to highest rate since June 2014

Inflation rose to 1.8% in the year to January, up from 1.6% in the year to December – it’s the highest Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rate of inflation since June 2014.

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UK inflation rises to 1.6%

The UK’s inflation rate increased to 1.6% in December 2016 - the highest rate seen for two and a half years, according to figures published today.

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Inflation rises to 1.2% in November

UK inflation – the measure of the increase in prices of a selected ‘basket of goods’ that includes items and services that are commonly bought by the average person in the UK (and is updated each year) – rose to 1.2% in...

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Inflation fears hitting UK households

Over half (55%) of UK households are worried about the rising cost of food, following the vote to leave the European Union.

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Inflation to hit 4% in 2017

Inflation will surge to 4% next year and remain above the Bank of England’s target until at least 2020, according to one economic think tank’s latest prediction.

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How to inflation-proof your investments

One of the biggest risks facing long-term savers and investors is the stealth tax that is inflation, which slowly but surely erodes the real value of your money over time.

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Inflation hits 22-month high

Inflation, as measured by the Consumer Prices Index (CPI), has climbed from 0.6% to 1% in the year to September, its highest level in almost two years, with UK prices under pressure due to the weaker pound.

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Inflation unchanged as rising food prices offset by falling hotel costs

The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rate of inflation rose by 0.6% in the year to August, figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reveal today.

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Inflation tipped to reach 3% over the next year

UK headline consumer price index (CPI) inflation was 0.6% in July, up from 0.5% in June, new data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has revealed.

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