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MPC’s rates dilemma: protect the recovery or tackle inflation?
Soaring prices will have some at the Bank itching to put up interest rates, but others will stress that now is a very bad time

Richard Partington

18, Sep, 2021 @11:05 PM

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Inflation is back, but Sunak is intent on taking money out of pockets
Analysis: Britain faces universal credit cut, public sector pay freeze and national insurance rise

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

15, Sep, 2021 @3:31 PM

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People in the UK: how is your household affected by rising costs?
We’re keen to hear how people across the UK experience the impact of rising consumer prices

Guardian community team

15, Sep, 2021 @1:14 PM

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What does the record leap in UK inflation mean for me?
Jump in August to a nine-year high of 3.2% will have an impact on pay packets and savings

Hilary Osborne

15, Sep, 2021 @9:15 AM

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UK inflation in record August jump as food and drink prices rise
Leap to 3.2% from July’s 2% is largest increase in annual rate from one month to next since records began

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

15, Sep, 2021 @7:39 AM

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Taxing the lower-paid could stop the economic recovery in its tracks
With a slew of bigger household bills approaching, Sunak is hampering growth and the green transition by being hawkish

Phillip Inman

11, Sep, 2021 @4:00 PM

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From coffee to microchips – how the supply chain crisis is disrupting UK plc
All you need to know about who is affected and why it’s the worst supply chain crisis since the 1970s

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

10, Sep, 2021 @2:06 PM

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Morrisons cuts sick pay for non-jabbed workers after ‘biblical’ pandemic costs
Pay changes part of plans to mitigate supply chain crisis as company prepares to be auctioned off amid profit slump

Jasper Jolly, Sarah Butler and Mark Sweney

09, Sep, 2021 @5:27 PM

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Bank of England’s Saunders: inflation could force interest rate rise next year
‘Relatively limited’ increase could be needed if inflation is persistent, says member of rate-setting committee

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

07, Sep, 2021 @10:28 AM

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The RBA has not raised interest rates for 130 months – and history suggests low rates are here to stay | Greg Jericho
Since the last rate rise, Australian house prices have risen so much that levels seen in the past would wreck the economy

Greg Jericho

06, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Inflation set to surge this autumn as Brexit and Covid combine
Worker shortages and problems with global supply chains together create ‘perfect storm’, say business leaders

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

03, Sep, 2021 @5:09 PM

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Shop prices rise amid driver shortages and Brexit red tape
Retail data shows 0.4% month-on-month increase in August, with 0.6% rise in non-food

Sarah Butler and Graeme Wearden

01, Sep, 2021 @5:01 AM

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