As Costs Rise 7 Percent In March, Inflation Reaches Its Highest Level In 30 Years

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is facing more financial pressure after the rate of inflation skyrocketed to a 30 year high. The Office for National Statistics said that the rate of Consumer Prices Index inflation grew to 7 per cent in March from 6.2 per cent in February. The rise was higher than the 6.7 per centContinue reading “As Costs Rise 7 Percent In March, Inflation Reaches Its Highest Level In 30 Years”

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The Inflation Rate Has Risen To Its Highest Level In 30 Years, At 5.5 Per Cent

The squeeze on families amplified as inflation crept up to another near 30 year high, with more despair to come. The headline CPI rate nudged up to 5.5 per cent in January from 5.4 per cent the previous month, with clothing and footwear costs adding to the burden. Chancellor Rishi Sunak said he’d been listeningContinue reading “The Inflation Rate Has Risen To Its Highest Level In 30 Years, At 5.5 Per Cent”

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In England, Two-Thirds Of Councils Are Considering Tax Increases For 2022

Two-thirds of councils in England are considering tax hikes next year, in another blow to family finances. Millions of people across the country are now having to brace themselves for a double whammy of skyrocketing bills and an upsurge in National Insurance Payments. According to some estimations, this is on top of rising inflation, whichContinue reading “In England, Two-Thirds Of Councils Are Considering Tax Increases For 2022”

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A Shortage Of Lorry Drivers Could Lead To Panic Buying In The Run-Up To Christmas, Warns Tesco

Tesco is advising customers to expect the return of panic buying in the run-up to Christmas as bosses call on ministers to help end the lorry driver deficit. The supermarket giant announced it was currently experiencing a shortfall of about 800 HGV drivers as it urged the Government to relax restrictions on foreign workers toContinue reading “A Shortage Of Lorry Drivers Could Lead To Panic Buying In The Run-Up To Christmas, Warns Tesco”

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