Cost of living outstrips wages as households face £1,533 annual shortfall | Personal Finance | Finance

An average earner faces a £1,533 annual shortfall as rising costs outstrip average wage rises, new research shows. Between April 2022 and January 2024, the pre-tax median salary for a…

WASPI point to £4bn saving as they fight for DWP compensation for millions | Personal Finance | Finance

Campaigners from Women Against Statement Pension Inequality (WASPI) have highlighted who could benefit from possible compensation over State Pension age changes. WASPI fights for millions of women who said their…

Income tax predictions for spring budget – check what statement could mean for you | Personal Finance | Finance

Income tax predictions for spring budget – check what statement could mean for you (Image: Getty) As the Spring Budget announcement for the next fiscal year draws nearer, tax cuts…

Shop price inflation falls to lowest level since May 2022 thanks to falling tea costs | Personal Finance | Finance

The cost of shopping has fallen to its lowest rate since May 2022, thanks to big discounts offered by retailers. The British Retail Consortium (BRC)-NielsenIQ Shop Price Index shows that…

More than half of people have financial regrets – including marrying wrong | Personal Finance | Finance

A survey has found that over half (51 percent) of people have financial regrets, with some even wishing they had married someone wealthier. Among those who expressed financial regrets, 46…

British catering equipment firm Nisbets sold to Bunzl in £339m deal | Personal Finance | Finance

The Nisbet family, owners of catering equipment company Nisbets, have agreed to sell the firm to distribution and outsourcing group Bunzl for £339 million. This deal will see founder Andrew…

DWP three-day warning to get £150 Warm Home Discount – full list of energy suppliers | Personal Finance | Finance

People have just three days to contact the DWP for this year’s Warm Home Discount or face missing out. Those who have limited income and face high energy bills may…

Pensioners can boost income by £1,200 a month with one ‘life-changing’ move | Personal Finance | Finance

Generating income of £1,200 a month requires an awful lot of capital, which is why this option is only open to homeowners. They can make the change by downsizing from…

Homeowners hit with ‘unclear’ charges for roads and green spaces, watchdog warns | Personal Finance | Finance

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), a watchdog, has warned homeowners about high and unclear estate management charges. These charges are for the upkeep of facilities like roads, drainage, and…

Northern Ireland civil servants offered 5% pay rise and £1,500 bonus | Personal Finance | Finance

Civil servants in Northern Ireland have been offered a 5 percent pay rise and a one-off £1,500 payment. This offer was made by Stormont Finance Minister Caoimhe Archibald after workers…