UK Prices

M&S And WH Smith Under Fire For 'Morally Wrong' Hospital Prices

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK

WH Smith and Marks & Spencer have been accused of taking advantage of sick patients and their loved ones by charging more for cards and flowers in hos...

'Game-changing' Strategic Opportunity in China Is Missed by the United Kingdom

Adam Matthews | Posted 01.02.2014 | UK
Adam Matthews

The United Kingdom is well positioned as a leader in many of these areas, in particular energy management systems, offshore wind and expertise to tackle air pollution. And, as the United Kingdom renews its own energy infrastructure, there are huge opportunities for collaboration.

Breakthrough Innovation Offers Opportunity to Tackle Global Food Crisis

Nick van de Giesen | Posted 21.06.2013 | UK
Nick van de Giesen

Hence, the ambitious TAHMO project we are pioneering which requires the installation of 20,000 measuring stations, each one costing only 500 dollars, at intervals of 30 kilometres. The new weather stations, based upon latest cost-effective technology, will measure all standard meteorological variables (rainfall, radiation, temperature, humidity, wind speed, wind direction).

Millions Of Homes Facing Hike In Council Tax Charges

Posted 31.01.2013 | UK

Millions of low-income households face a steep rise in their council tax bills of up to £600 a year from April, with single parents hit the hardest b...

Misery For Motorists: Price Of Petrol Reaches Record High

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2012 | UK

The price of petrol has reached a record high, meaning more misery for hard-pressed motorists. The average cost of a litre of petrol has risen to 1...

British Gas Drops Electricity Prices By 5%

Posted 12.01.2012 | UK

British Gas, the UK's biggest energy supplier, has announced an average 5% reduction in its standard domestic electricity prices, a day after its riva...

Should Single Short Stories Be Sold Or Given Away Online?

Matthew Crockatt | Posted 29.01.2012 | UK
Matthew Crockatt

If you were in a bookshop and picked up a collection by Alice Munro it would cost nothing for you to read a story to see if you liked her work. If you did you would then go to the till and purchase the entire collection.

PICTURES: Impressive Olympic Stadiums Unveiled As Security Costs Spiral

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK

Protecting the Olympic venues is costing taxpayers more than a quarter of a million pounds a day, as the price to the secure the 2012 London Olympic a...

Industry Wage Freeze: Pay Rises Fall Research Suggests

PA | Posted 20.01.2012 | UK

Average pay rises in industry have fallen back slightly in recent months to 2.4% and wage freezes have started to creep up, according to new research....

Your Economic Questions Answered

Nick Abbot | Posted 18.10.2011 | UK Comedy
Nick Abbot

At the time of writing this, there was a panic in the international finance community. At the time of reading this, there may not BE an international ...