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Updated: 04th October 2017 - First Published: 07th October 2013 Tell us what you think of personal financial providers in the UK to stand the chance of winning £1,000! Read More...

Minimum wage rises by 12p

Updated: 01st October 2013 - First Published: 01st October 2013 From today, employees on the minimum wage will see their pay increase by 12p to £6.31 per hour. Read More...

Unemployment edges down

Updated: 12th September 2013 - First Published: 11th September 2013 The UK’s unemployment rate edged downwards between May and June to 7.7%, official figures reveal. Read More...

House prices up 5.4% in August

Updated: 06th September 2013 - First Published: 06th September 2013 Halifax’s latest House Price Index reveals the average house price grew 5.4% in August when compared to a year ago – the highest annual rate of growth since June 2010. Read More...

No change to interest rates

Updated: 05th September 2013 - First Published: 05th September 2013 The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has voted to keep base rate at its record low of 0.5%. Read More...

Interest rates expected to rise in early 2016

Updated: 30th October 2017 - First Published: 30th August 2013 One of the country’s biggest business lobby groups has predicted that interest rates will only rise again in early 2016 – nine months earlier than Bank of England (BoE) predictions. Read More...

UK growth climbs to 0.7%

Updated: 27th August 2013 - First Published: 23rd August 2013 Official figures released today reveal the economy grew by more than initially thought between April and June, raising hopes that the UK is finally powering out of its five-year slump. Read More...

Base rate linked to unemployment rate

Updated: 25th October 2017 - First Published: 07th August 2013 The Bank of England will not consider raising interest rates from their current level of 0.5% until the UK unemployment rate has fallen below 7%, it was announced today. Read More...

Base rate remains at 0.50%

Updated: 01st August 2013 - First Published: 01st August 2013 The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has voted to keep interest rates on hold. Read More...

Further hopes emerge of economic recovery

Updated: 25th July 2013 - First Published: 25th July 2013 Figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have suggested that the UK economy grew during the second quarter of this year, boosting hopes of a financial recovery. Read More...


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