Retail Prices Index

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Name: Retail Prices Index
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

More rail fare rises, up 42% since 2008

Report by ron walkerMonday, September 1, 201412:34 PMCOMMUTERS will again be hit hard in their pockets next year with a 3.5 per cent rail fare increase in January.To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in.Despite ticket prices already ... [Published Nailsea Clevedon & Portishead Times - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

RPI to CPI: court allows switch for both past and future service

By Kate RichardsOver recent years, many employers with defined-benefit (DB) schemes have considered changing the index used for revaluing deferred benefits and increasing pensions in payment. In 2011, the statutory index for revaluation and indexation ... [Published The Lawyer - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Manufacturers 'offering strong pay hikes'

The manufacturing sector has seen large pay awards agreed in recent monthsBritons are more likely to enjoy better wage growth if they work in the manufacturing sector, according to a new report.This sector has seen pay increases of 2.6% of late, the EEF ... [Published Investor Portfolio Service - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Mild weather blamed for rise in price of gas

Warmer than average weather has been blamed for a planned increase in gas prices from next month.The total impact of the tariff rises on the average central heating customer will be 6.53 pence a day. Manx Gas says this equates to just over £22 a year ... [Published Isle of Man Newspapers - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Calls for train fare hike to be scrapped

POLITICIANS and commuters have joined forces to call for a planned 3.5 per cent hike in train fares to be scrapped.David Crausby, MP for Bolton North East, said passengers deserved a better deal and declared the fares a ‘rip off’.A 3.5 per cent increase ... [Published Bolton News - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 4 reports

Rail fares set to increase by 3.5%

Commuters can expect a 3.5% lift in their train fares next yearRail passengers will pay 3.5% more money for their fares next year, based on the official inflation figures for July.The Office for National Statistics has revealed that the Retail Prices ... [Published Investor Portfolio Service - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 6 reports

Get set for yet another rail price rise

9:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014 in News By Alex Wynick , Reporter covering Blackbird Leys and Greater Leys. Call me on 01865 425403TRAIN fares across Oxfordshire will soon cost passengers up to 20 per cent more than they did five years ago.Under ... [Published Oxford Mail - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

UK Inflation Falls More Than Expected Rate Hike Unlikely

The annual rate of UK inflation rate fell more than expected in July as the cost of clothing, footwear, food and non-alcoholic drinks eased. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation fell to 1.6% from 1.9% a ... [Published OANDA Forex Blog - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 6 reports

Bristol commuters to face above-inflation rail fare rises again

Rail fares to and from Bristol will rise by 3.5% from January next year, following the release of July’s inflation figures.Under the formula, average fares in England are due to go up by July’s RPI measure of inflation, plus 1%.RPI – the Retail Prices ... [Published Bristol 247 - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 16 reports

Increase rail fares prompt protests

RAIL PROTEST: Action for Rail protesters protest increase in fares at Thornaby Station. Pictured Louise Baldock Labour candidate, Mark Edmundson Unison northern area organiser, Pete Widlinski and Cllr Tracey Stott . Picture:SARAH CALDECOTTABOVE inflation ... [Published Darlington & Stockton Times - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Rail Passenger Fares To Rise By 3.5% In 2015

Rail passengers face a hike of 3.5% in train fares in the new year amid anger over the high-cost of train travel.Campaigners have been protesting at 45 train stations across the country over ticket price increases far outstripping wages rises.The fare ... [Published CFMRadio - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Rail fare rise for 2015 to be set

Rail passengers will learn on Tuesday how much their fares will go up by in January next year, amid protests about the high cost of tickets.The rise is set by adding 1% to July's figure for Retail Prices Index (RPI) inflation, due to be announced lat ... [Published BBC - Aug 19 2014]

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"Compared with 15 years ago, we're now carrying twice as many passengers as we did then" he said.  But he added that rail services were partly a "victim of that success" because there was now overcrowding on some major services
"The challenge for Government is to invest in our railways without making them too expensive to use. Unless they end above inflation fares increases, it's a challenge they risk losing."
She said: "When I spoke to people it was clear they are frustrated and angry about rising prices and low quality trains."
"The latest figures show regular pay rising by just 0.6 per cent - less than half the rate of inflation announced today. Wages after inflation have now fallen by over £1,600 a year under this government."

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More rail fare rises, up 42% since 2008 [Published Nailsea Clevedon & Portishead Times - Sep 01 2014]
RPI to CPI: court allows switch for both past a... [Published The Lawyer - Aug 29 2014]
Could a stocks & shares ISA be for you? [Published Moneyfacts.co.uk - Aug 29 2014]
Manufacturers 'offering strong pay hikes' [Published Investor Portfolio Service - Aug 28 2014]
Mild weather blamed for rise in price of gas [Published Isle of Man Newspapers - Aug 26 2014]
Calls for train fare hike to be scrapped [Published Bolton News - Aug 26 2014]
Rail fare rises [Published The Business Travel News - Aug 25 2014]
A train tract – are ticket price hikes justified? [Published Nouse.co.uk - Aug 23 2014]
No pressure on Bank of England to raise rates a... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 22 2014]
Mixed rail news [Published Durham Times - Aug 22 2014]
Average wage rises continue to outstrip the cos... [Published Jersey Evening Post - Aug 22 2014]
Let's get back on track and make trains affordable [Published Glasgow Evening Times - Aug 21 2014]
23 August 2014 [Published Spectator - Aug 21 2014]
Rail fares set to increase by 3.5% [Published Investor Portfolio Service - Aug 21 2014]
Cash values for NS&I’s Index-linked Savings Cer... [Published National Savings and Investments - Aug 20 2014]
Fares increase as Government transfers costs [Published Henley Standard - Aug 20 2014]
Rail fares set to rise by 3.5 per cent in 2015 [Published Knutsford Guardian - Aug 20 2014]
Rail-fare rises set to increase consumer debt [Published Bains & Ernst - Aug 20 2014]
Regulated rail fares to increase by 3.5% in 2015 [Published CILT UK - Aug 20 2014]
Rail Season Tickets to Rise by 3.5 Per Cent in ... [Published Gizmodo UK - Aug 20 2014]
Get set for yet another rail price rise [Published Oxford Mail - Aug 20 2014]
The Business: Wednesday August 20 2014 [Published The First Post: Latest - Aug 20 2014]
Suffolk/Ipswich: MP Ben Gummer to lead the call... [Published East Anglian Daily Times - Aug 20 2014]
Bristol commuters to face above-inflation rail ... [Published Bristol 247 - Aug 20 2014]
Rail fares to rise by 3.5 per cent in 2015 [Published Folkestone Herald - Aug 19 2014]
Increase rail fares prompt protests [Published Darlington & Stockton Times - Aug 19 2014]
Greater Manchester commuters to be hit by rail ... [Published Manchester Evening News - Aug 19 2014]
Consumer Price Indices - July 2014 [Published Office for National Statistics - Aug 19 2014]
Rail fares to rise by 3.5 per cent in 2015 [Published Isle of Thanet Gazette - Aug 19 2014]
UK rail fares set to rise by 3.5% [Published Rail-News.com - Aug 19 2014]
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UK Inflation Falls More Than Expected Rate Hike... [Published OANDA Forex Blog - Aug 19 2014]
The annual rate of UK inflation rate fell more than expected in July as the cost of clothing, footwear, food and non-alcoholic drinks eased. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation fell to 1.6% from 1.9% a ...
UK Inflation Rises to 1.9% in June [Published OANDA Forex Blog - Jul 15 2014]
The rate of UK inflation rose sharply in June, pushed up by higher clothing, footwear, food and non-alcoholic drinks prices, official figures show. The Consumer Prices Index rose to 1.9%, up from 1.5% in May, according to the Office for National Statistics. ...
UK Inflation Falls to 1.5% in May [Published OANDA Forex Blog - Jun 17 2014]
Lower fares for flights helped to push the rate of inflation down to its lowest level in four-and-a-half years in May. The Consumer Prices Index fell to 1.5% in May compared with 1.8% in April, according to the Office for National Statistics. It is ...
Misery Index: Summer is Coming [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - May 20 2014]
A weekend heatwave, wall to wall sunshine and even a slight drop in unemployment – it’s no wonder we are all so happy. This is one of the most joyous months we have had under this government, with the Retail Prices Index staying at 2.5%, more people ...
UK Inflation Falls to 1.6 Percent in March [Published OANDA Forex Blog - Apr 15 2014]
The UK inflation rate as measured by the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) fell to 1.6% in March from 1.7% in February, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). It is the third consecutive month inflation has been below the Bank of England’s ...
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