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Sunak risks fuelling inflation with high taxes and Brexit red tape, retailers warn
Shop price inflation eased to 4.3% in November but ministers’ plans could lead to higher prices, BRC says

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

28, Nov, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Biden plans to use cold-war era law in attempt to lower US prices
Defense Production Act of 1950, passed to streamline production during Korean war, was last used during Covid pandemic

Edward Helmore

27, Nov, 2023 @2:14 PM

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UK interest rates will stay high for some time, stresses Bank of England governor
Andrew Bailey again dismisses speculation about rate cuts, saying fight to bring inflation down to 2% is ‘hard work’

Larry Elliott Economics editor

27, Nov, 2023 @12:33 PM

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Climate crisis and energy costs fuel £600 rise in UK household food bill, analysis finds
Extreme weather contributing one-third of all food price inflation with worse to come in 2024, warn climate researchers

Sarah Butler

27, Nov, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Borrowers may wish the government could overrule the RBA but Australia is not Argentina or Turkey | Peter Hannam
Central banks must be credible to be effective and that means separating rates decision-making from short-term government priorities

Peter Hannam

27, Nov, 2023 @4:46 AM

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Powerful Lords committee damns Bank of England over inflation forecasts
Report says lack of ‘intellectual diversity’ at senior level and too wide a range of priorities led to errors and fall in public confidence

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

27, Nov, 2023 @12:01 AM

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Man found dead after statewide search – as it happened
This blog is now closed.

Daisy Dumas and Mostafa Rachwani (earlier)

23, Nov, 2023 @7:32 AM

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‘He’s done nothing to help’: Britain reacts to the autumn statement
A taxpayer, a pensioner, a benefit recipient and a parent explain how the chancellor’s changes affect them – if they do at all

Jedidajah Otte, Sarah Marsh and Zoe Wood

23, Nov, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Jeremy Hunt’s autumn statement tax cuts fuel talk of spring election
Chancellor unveils 2p national insurance cut but thinktanks warn next government faces fresh round of austerity

Larry Elliott, Pippa Crerar

22, Nov, 2023 @7:52 PM

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OBR halves UK growth forecast and warns inflation will exceed 2% target until 2025
Despite £27bn windfall for the autumn statement, government forecaster warns of generally more difficult outlook until 2028

Phillip Inman

22, Nov, 2023 @4:11 PM

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Autumn statement 2023: key points at a glance
Jeremy Hunt has announced his financial update – here are the main points, with political analysis

Anna Isaac and Aletha Adu

22, Nov, 2023 @2:52 PM

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From tax to debt: five key issues that underpin the autumn statement
With inflation falling, the chancellor is expected to turn his attention to growing the economy

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

22, Nov, 2023 @6:00 AM

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