The chancellor, George Osborne, has made his autumn statement, giving Britain details on what will be happening over the next year and what to expect in the next budget. There are some big announcements that are sure to go down well, but others that might not be received as positively. First off, the personal allowance…

Businesses are complaining that it’s not only a lack of lending from banks that is making them cut spending, but also the “stickiness” of inflation that is hovering over the UK. Even though the CPI index, generally considered to be a good indication of how much the cost of living is increasing by, has dropped…

Utility bills have always been a large part of the monthly budget of homeowners and businesses. Electricity and gas bills are the major elements of utility expenditures, followed closely by telephone, insurance and broadband expenses. Most people believe that these bills will always remain high, without realising that they can look for alternate utility service… (0 comment)

The UK faces a potential energy crisis within a decade if more improvements aren’t made to the nation’s existing infrastructure. With Britons becoming more demanding of energy than ever before, large increases in the sources of electricity and gas are needed. Investment has already begun in this essential area, and it looks increasingly likely that…

The price of a UK first class postage stamp will rocket from 46p to 60p from the 30th of April after price controls are relaxed by Ofcom. Ofcom has now given the UK postage company Royal Mail freedom to control the price of first class postage and business mail services after claims that the UK’s… (0 comment)