Short term interest rates are set to continue below 1% despite the rise in inflation

Short term interest rates are set to continue below 1% despite the rise in inflation. The latest Quarterly Inflation Report (QIR) from the Bank of England (BoE) was published in May and shows that ‘the Old Lady’ has changed her mind a little. However the market projections for short-term interest rates don’t make for helpful…

Future healthcare and pension costs are featuring high on the government’s agenda.

Future healthcare and pension costs are featuring high on the government’s agenda. The government’s financial watchdog, the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR), has been mulling over future healthcare and pension costs. In January, as is often the case, the media was headlining stories about delays in A&E, cancelled operations and bed-blocking caused by lack of…