What is getting cheaper as inflation falls 0.8 per cent

What is getting cheaper as inflation falls 0.8 per cent

Last month’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme and the Government’s VAT cut helped push UK inflation to its lowest level for nearly five years in August, according to official figures. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said the Consumer Prices Index tumbled from 1% in July to 0.2% in…

British Gas plans new energy service and it could mean cheaper bills

British Gas plans new energy service and it could mean cheaper bills

British Gas has launched a new cheaper energy service that could save customers money on energy bills. The Big Six energy company has revealed a new digital-only energy service called British Gas X which could offer lower bills in competition with a rise in the number of low-cost rivals on…

A national US power grid would make electricity cheaper and cleaner

A national US power grid would make electricity cheaper and cleaner

Electricity is the fuel of the future. And as more and more of American life is electrified — transportation and buildings are already on their way — the electricity grid will face greater demands and will need to evolve to meet them. One branch of that evolution is smaller. “Microgrids”…

Food, Christmas trees and dishwashers cheaper under new Brexit deal

Food, Christmas trees and dishwashers cheaper under new Brexit deal

A range of household appliances and foods will become cheaper and the British will have more choice under a new post-Brexit tariff regime revealed by the government. The Department of International Trade said the new scheme – dubbed the UK Global Tariff (UKGT) – will cut duties on imports worth…