Daily Archive: September 10, 2017

Sep
10

UK prices rising faster than wages as forecasters predict inflation at 2.8%

Transport costs drive rising inflation as petrol and diesel prices increase but wages fail to keep apace

Britain’s cost of living squeeze shows no sign of easingwith new figures showing that prices are still rising faster than wages.

Inflation is when prices rise. Deflation is the opposite – price decreases over time – but inflation is far more common.

Related: To understand the UK’s low-pay crisis, Mark Carney needs to get out more | Phillip Inman

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Sep
10

Did you Strava it?

How cycling app Strava became a must-have for cyclists around the world.

Sep
10

Slavery checks not fit for purpose at UK firms, report says

UK businesses need to trace the background of staff to avoid employing forced labour, a study says.

Sep
10

Northern Rock’s Bank of England bailout ‘should have been secret’

Ex-Bank of England governor Mervyn King says keeping it secret would have averted ensuing panic.

Sep
10

Levi Strauss CEO: Let staff go with dignity

Levi Strauss boss Chip Bergh explains the importance of letting staff go with dignity.

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