MSE News

RPI

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

Government plans to slash solar panel earnings from £515/year to just £135/year

Solar panel earnings could be slashed from £515/year to just £135/year if Government proposals are given the go ahead.

1 September 2015

Rail fares to rise by up to 1% from January 2016

Commuters face an up to 1% rise in rail fares next year, it's been confirmed today

18 August 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

Student loan rates likely to drop from September as inflation falls

March's RPI rate of inflation, which is what student loan repayments are based on, has been announced as 0.9%

14 April 2015

Inflation falls to lowest level since May 2000

Inflation matched its lowest level on record in December when it fell to 0.5%, official figures showed today

13 January 2015

Travelling by train in the new year? Book your tickets tonight

The price of some train tickets in 2015 will rise at 11.59pm tonight, so book now if you plan to travel in the new year

4 December 2014

Rail fares to rise 3.5% in January

Regulated rail fares will rise by an average 3.5% in January, although some fares could rise by as much as 5.5%

19 August 2014

O2 to hike its prices by 2.7% - what can you do about it?

O2's eight million pay monthly customers will be hit by a price rise of 2.7% from March

23 January 2014

Commuters hit by 3.1% train fares hike today

The increase to rail fares sees some commuters paying more than £5,000-a-year from today

2 January 2014

Suggest a Story

Got a money-related news story that affects you? Email us