Emma Gunn

Osborne cancels 3p fuel duty increase

Motorists can breathe a sigh of relief as the government’s planned 3p increase in fuel duty has been scrapped, according to today’s Autumn Statement from Chancellor George Osborne.

House prices start to rise

House prices rose by just 0.1 per cent in October, but this is the first monthly increase since May, according to data from LSL Property Services and Acadametrics.

House prices dip in September

House prices remained fairly stagnant in September, falling by an average of 0.4 per cent, according to Nationwide’s latest house price index. 

This follows August’s record rise of 1.1 per cent – the largest increase since January 2010.