Key Quotes - Money

Key Quotes - Money

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Four-fifths (80%) of the Post Office Travel Money’s top 40 best-selling currencies are now weaker against sterling than a year ago. Sterling’s biggest year-on-year gains have been against the Turkish lira and the Russian ruble.
MoneyThe Sentinel - 19th April 2018
 
Three out of 10 hospitals charge staff for car parking, new figures show. Doctors and nurses are expected to pay at 348 out of the 1,175 hospitals with parking facilities, according to NHS data. The highest average charge for staff is £2 per hour at both Edgware Community Hospital, London and Birmingham Children’s Hospital, analysis by motoring research charity the RAC Foundation revealed.
MoneyThe Sentinel - 9th April 2018
 
One in three adults struggle with basic maths tasks such as working out change on a shopping trip, according to new study. It suggests that adults in England and Northern Ireland perform worse on everyday numeracy tasks than those in many other countries.
MoneyThe Sentinel - 15th March 2018
 
Wage growth is set to outpace inflation this year and rise at its fastest rate since the 2008 financial crisis, according to a Bank of England survey. Private sector companies are expected to raise average pay by 3.1% in 2018, marking a jump from the better-than-expected 2.6% rise in 2017.
MoneyThe Sentinel - 15th February 2018
 
The poorest people in London pay, as a proportion of income, six times more in council tax than the highest earners, new analysis from the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) suggests. The tax constitutes 8.1 percent of income for those in the lowest decile, and 1.3 percent for those in the highest.
MoneyChurch Times – 29 March 2018
 
Energy companies will soon be banned from back-billing customers for gas and electricity used more than 12 months previously. Ofgem said correct billing was an essential part of customer service, and large bills could leave consumers struggling financially. The average back-bill was £1,160 last year, but extreme cases have seen customers receiving bills of £10,000.
MoneyThe Sentinel – 5 March 2018
 
Nearly one in five people retiring in 2018 will be doing so in debt – owing £33,900 on average – a report suggests. Some 19% of people planning to retire in 2018 say they will be carrying some form of debt with them, with credit cards and mortgages the most likely sources of borrowing still left to pay off, Prudential found. Men are more likely to be expecting to retire in debt at 22% versus 16% of female retirees.
MoneyThe Sentinel – 2 February 2018
 
Failing to switch energy supplier has cost millions of UK households more than £1,500 over the past six years, campaigners have warned. Despite the possibility of saving up to £300 a year, a third of people (33%) say they do not see the point of switching because they believe all suppliers are the same, a YouGov poll found. Ofgem figures show that more than some nine million UK households did not change gas or electricity provider between 2012 and 2017.
MoneyThe Sentinel – 22 January 2018
 
The gap between the number of women and men paid more than £100,000 has widened by almost a quarter over the past five years, according to a new study. More than 625,000 men receive at least a six-figure salary compared with 155,000 women, research by law firm Wilsons found. The gap has increased by 23%, partly explained by mothers taking breaks to have children, said the report.
MoneyThe Sentinel – 22 January 2018
 
Consumer debt now stands at more than £200 billion, and that means an average of more than £3,000 of debt from car loans, personal loans and credit cards for every man, woman and child in the country.
MoneyChurch Times - 17th November 2017
 
Research by the Bank of England suggests that household debt peaked in 2008, the year of the financial crash. It fell again until 2011, but last year it started to increase. The latest figures put it at 140% of disposable income (the highest value since 2012). The report, The Taxation of Families: International comparisons 2016, suggests that the tax faced by one-earner married couples with two children on the average wage is 20% higher in Britain than in the rest of the OECD. They pay 70% more tax than a comparable French family, the research indicates: more than twice as much as in the United States, and 15 times as much as in Germany.
MoneyChurch Times - 17th November 2017
 
The cost of childcare for young children has increased up to seven times faster than wages over the past few years, a new study reveals. An analysis by the TUC showed that, in England, the average pay of parents with a one year old child has risen by 12% in cash terms between 2008 and 2016, while childcare costs shot up by 48%. TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady said: “Nearly a million working parents with one year old kids have eye-watering childcare bills”.
MoneyThe Sentinel - 20th October 2017
 
Young people aged 18 – 24 are taking fewer holidays because of money worries, according to new research from travel trade organisation Abta. People aged 35 – 44 are taking the most annual trips.
MoneyThe Sentinel - 11th October 2017
 
One in nine adults did not celebrate their birthday, Christmas, or another special occasion last year because they did not have enough money, new research by the Church Urban Fund (CUF) has found. The survey also suggested that, during 2016, four percent of respondents had skipped meals to afford to buy food for their family, and two per cent – almost one million people – had used a foodbank.
MoneyChurch Times – 15th September 2017
 
The complexity of the tax system is under fresh fire ahead of the Budget as figures reveal 775,000 people are paying more tax on each extra pound that they earn than someone whose income runs into millions.
MoneyThe Telegraph - 15th October 2017
 
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