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Inflation update – August 2022 figures

A pleasant surprise came with the August 2022 inflation figures. CPI was down the 9.9% with the annual RPI inflation rate staying level at 12.3%. CPIH is also slightly down at 8.6%. Most forecasters were expecting further increases. Last month, … Continue reading

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Inflation update

None of this should be much of a surprise now. June’s figures are out and the figures are 11.8% (RPI), 9.4% (CPI), and 8.2% (CPIH). Remember, all wages that don’t keep pace with inflation result in short-term falls in standards … Continue reading

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How to calculate inflation between two dates.

Imagine you wanted to work out what an inflation-rate increase between two dates is? Here’s an outline that I’ve drafted with extensive help from Nick Kardahji in the Prospect research team. Say you are preparing a pay claim for some … Continue reading

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Inflation – 3.2% in August

The increase in the cost of living, as measured by the Consumer Prices Index, has reached 3.2% in the year to August. But the ONS says that we shouldn’t read too much into this (very large) jump because… “The increase … Continue reading

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