UK inflation unexpectedly rose above target in July to 2.1%, just 24 hours after wage growth hit an 11-year high of 3.9% and the employment rate reached a fresh record.
The two factors combined mean the Bank of England (BOE) is more likely to raise interest rates in 2020 than cut them, according to economists - unless we see a negative Brexit outcome. Expectations...
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NEST has signed up to the government-backed Star Initiative, taking all of its 8 million members' pension pots with it.
It is perhaps inherently difficult to find an agreed definition of value for money, but some methodologies could act as a stopgap, argues Jonathan Stapleton.