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Dearer drinks send inflation up

RPI rose to 3.3% last month, largely due to rising alcohol prices, the Office of National Statistics announced today

12 February 2013

Inflation pushed up by rising fuel bills

The Retail Prices Index, which includes housing costs, rose to 3.1% in December, up from 3% in November

15 January 2013

RPI measure of inflation to remain

RPI, which is linked to retirement income and other investments, should remain unchanged says the national statistician

10 January 2013

Fuel and mortgages push inflation down

The retail prices index rate of inflation dropped in November, new ONS figures show

18 December 2012

Benefits to rise 2.2% as inflation falls

Most benefits are pegged to September's CPI inflation measure, which was revealed at 2.2% this morning

16 October 2012

Government caps rail fares rise

Annual regulated rail fare rises in January 2013 and 2014 will not be as high as planned

8 October 2012

'No gain' from minimum wage rises

Low-paid workers will suffer a wage cut in real terms despite an increase from today in the national minimum wage

1 October 2012

Inflation fell in August despite fuel hikes

The retail prices index rate of inflation fell to 2.9% in August down from 3.2% in July, says the ONS

18 September 2012

Rail fares could rise by 11.2% as inflation figures revealed

Hard-hit rail commuters face further misery, as it's been revealed some season tickets could go up by 11.2% next year

14 August 2012

Inflation fell again in June

The retail price index measure of inflation fell to 2.8% in June, from 3.1% in May, says the ONS

17 July 2012