Household bills continue to rise, MSE Bills Tracker shows
Average overall costs for household bills and expenses are up 1.4% over the 12 months to March 2018
30 April 2018
Energy costs continue to soar, MSE Bills Tracker shows
Energy costs are rising at their fastest pace in almost four years, according to the MSE Bills Tracker
21 December 2017
Rise in household bills slowing, MSE Bills Tracker shows
The rate at which household bills and expenses are increasing has slowed, according to our MSE Bills Tracker
23 November 2017
Energy costs soar as household bills rise by 2.4%, MSE's Bills Tracker shows
Energy bills are rising at the fastest rate since early 2014 and contributing to a 2.4% increase in household bills
21 September 2017
MSE's new Bills Tracker reveals the REAL cost of inflation on household bills
MoneySavingExpert.com has launched a new monthly Bills Tracker to show how typical bills and expenses change
22 August 2017
State pension to rise by at least 2.5% next April
Today's inflation announcement means the basic state pension will rise by at least 2.5% next April
13 October 2015
Guest Comment: Why we desperately need flexible rail fares
Martin Abrams from the Campaign for Better Transport says more should be done to improve the service rail passengers get
18 August 2015
Guest comment: How banking bonuses have hit student loan repayments
Freelance higher education writer Andrew McGettigan explains how banking bonuses have affected the new deferment rate
22 October 2014
Unemployment drops sharply – so are interest rates set to rise?
Unemployment has fallen to 7.1% – close to the figure which will be used to decide whether interest rates rise
22 January 2014
Petrol price falls help inflation slip down
Inflation dropped to 3.2% last month as petrol prices fell, the Office of National Statistics says
15 October 2013
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