Helen Nugent

Money digest: today’s need-to-know financial news | 1 April 2016

It’s April Fools’ Day but a raft of price hikes due to come into force today are no laughing matter. As workers welcome the introduction of the new mandatory National Living Wage (NLW), a slew of changes to taxes and household charges will mean fewer pounds in people’s pockets. Among the cost increases are water bills, up by £2 a year in England and Wales. Air

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