Fuel Costs

Setting Up Camp in the Policy Battlefield

Peter Rolton | Posted 21.12.2013 | UK Politics
Peter Rolton

This week, George Osborne announced his intentions to drop certain green levies, distancing the government from involvement in some areas of the sector. This may appear to be letting the cards fall where they may, and there have been several vocal opponents to the move...

The Cost of Living Election Battle Has Already Started

Richard Lloyd | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK Politics
Richard Lloyd

Rising food, fuel and energy costs consistently come top of consumers' financial worries; and we are increasingly seeing people getting into debt or using credit to pay for essentials like food and household bills. Large numbers of households have no financial buffer to draw on if they're hit by an unexpected expense... The cost of living election battle has already started.

Supermarkets Cut Cost Of Diesel

PA | Posted 25.03.2013 | UK

Motorists spared next autumn's planned fuel duty rise have been handed more good news. First, supermarket Sainsbury's said it was reducing the pric...

Energy Prices Push Inflation At Highest Level Since May

PA | Posted 19.03.2013 | UK Politics

The squeeze on household budgets tightened further last month as official figures revealed hikes in energy bills and fuel costs sent inflation to its ...

Charlie Thomas

You May Not Like Ryanair, But You're Clearly Flying With Them

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK

Low-cost carrier Ryanair has reported a €18 million (£15.4m) profit for the third quarter, despite fuel costs rising by more than £69m in the past...

We Need to Protect Consumers From These Legal Loan Sharks

Stella Creasy | Posted 13.01.2013 | UK Politics
Stella Creasy

Today's evidence from R3, the insolvency practitioners, that the rapid and rabid growth of Britain's payday loan industry is leading people to go hungry in order to repay these debts, is saddening but not surprising to me.

Summer Holiday Prices To Rise Next Year, Brits Warned

PA | Posted 21.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Britain's biggest holiday firm has warned that the price of a summer holiday will rise next year as it bears the brunt of higher ...