Pippa Bourne discusses the causes and potential implications of inflation and rising food prices.
Graduates to be hit with ‘tax rise by stealth’ on their student loans Millions of university graduates in England face higher repayments on their student loans as the government freezes the earnings threshold at which they start repaying. The universities minister, Michelle Donelan, announced on Friday 28th January that the salary threshold for undergraduate student […]
On 1st November 2017 the monetary policy committee (MPC) of the Bank of England, Britain’s central bank, voted to raise interest rates for the first time since 2007. The committee reached an agreement to raise the official bank rate from 0.25% to 0.5% with a 7-2 vote in favour of the rate adjustment. In the […]