» Shoppers in England face 5p bag charge
05/10/15 14:10 from BBC News | Business | Your Money | UK Edition
A 5p charge for plastic bags at supermarkets and large stores has come into force in England in a bid to slash the 7.6 billion handed out every year.
» This right-to-buy deal will wreck our plans for truly affordable homes
05/10/15 10:08 from Money: Property | guardian.co.uk
At Hackney council, we want housing associations to guarantee homes lost under right to buy will be replaced at social rent The past week has seen some of the most significant arguments in years about the future of social housing. It sta...
» Osborne: typical family to be £2,000 better off despite cuts to tax credits
05/10/15 08:59 from Money: Property | guardian.co.uk
Chancellor says finances of average working family will improve thanks to his summer budget as he faces backlash over cuts from some Tory MPs and media A typical family will be £2,000 better off overall owing to changes in his summ...
» The want-to-work mothers trapped at home by prohibitive cost of childcare
05/10/15 06:00 from Money: Property | guardian.co.uk
As UK nursery bills reach £11,000 a year, for many families it does not pay to work – and women are unfairly penalised The cost of childcare is now so high that some working parents are struggling to break even – or paying more for it th...