UK cost of living crisis

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Is Liz Truss right to say no one will get an energy bill over £2,500?
Prime minister risks leading households to believe that they do not need to limit energy usage

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

30, Sep, 2022 @11:53 AM

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UK house prices flatlining as mortgage rates rise, says Nationwide
Lender says slowdown will intensify in coming months as household budgets come under more pressure

Mark Sweney

30, Sep, 2022 @10:41 AM

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NHS nurses not eating at work in order to feed their children, survey finds
Lack of money in NHS means some staff are quitting to take better paid jobs in pubs and shops

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

30, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Parents ‘eating cold meals’ to save on UK energy costs
Quarter of adults with at least one child under 18 have also cut back on food shopping, study finds

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

29, Sep, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Liz Truss to hold emergency talks with OBR after failing to calm markets
Exclusive: in unusual move, PM and Kwasi Kwarteng will meet fiscal watchdog after mini-budget sparked investor panic

Pippa Crerar, Peter Walker and Phillip Inman

29, Sep, 2022 @8:06 PM

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What’s Next for Britain? Simon Wolfson’s prediction isn’t cheery | Nils Pratley
Share price fell 13% after CEO’s warning worst is to come, but scale of uncertainty makes precise projections impossible

Nils Pratley

29, Sep, 2022 @6:15 PM

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Civil service union urges honesty on public sector cuts amid austerity fears
Departments report being asked to find ways to reduce borrowing after Kwasi Kwarteng’s mini-budget

Ben Quinn

29, Sep, 2022 @3:18 PM

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Rationale behind abolition of 45p tax rate reflects failed ideology | Arun Advani, David Burgherr and Andy Summers
Figures show the cut to top tax rate will not reduce avoidance, bring people to the UK or make people work harder

Arun Advani, David Burgherr and Andy Summers

29, Sep, 2022 @2:42 PM

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Peppa Pig and Buzz Lightyear make Hamleys list for top Christmas toys
Soaring living costs means shoppers likely to seek out established brands, says retailer as it reveals top expected bestsellers

Zoe Wood

29, Sep, 2022 @1:57 PM

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‘A reverse Robin Hood’: key exchanges from Liz Truss’s radio interviews
Memorable points from prime minister’s morning round of interviews at a glance

Martin Belam

29, Sep, 2022 @1:43 PM

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FCA urges insurers to treat customers fairly amid cost of living squeeze
Financial Conduct Authority asks chief executives to avoid selling unnecessary products and add-ons

Alex Lawson

29, Sep, 2022 @11:35 AM

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Next boss warns UK heading for ‘two cost of living crises’ as pound slumps
Simon Wolfson says currency crisis means inflation, which has soared because of energy prices, may be worse next year

Sarah Butler

29, Sep, 2022 @9:53 AM

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