Category: "Money chat"

BT line rental increases in October 2010

BT line rental increases in October 2010
A broadband tax of 50p per month was to be brought in to pay for "Super fast broadband" as part of the previous government's digital white paper. A new goverment takes office, then proceed to scrap the new 50p per month tax! Hurrah! I received a letter… more »

Direct line double the cost of my car insurance

Direct line have more than DOUBLED the price of my car insurance. Not one single advisor, underwriter or administration staff can give me a valid reason for doing it. Was £29 per month, it will now be increased to £60 per calendar month - for the… more »

Companies taking people's budget gains

Companies are pre-empting the budget and taking the tax breaks that the government are giving us all. The government needs to step in sort this mess out, any help that people get from the powers that be, is given to them in lower taxation but more than… more »

Budget petrol price watch

Back in April 2010, when the government of the day announced their budget, they froze a rise in petrol duty. All the speculation in the media, was that petrol duty would be increased. One day prior to the budget, in my area all the garages put up the… more »

Less product for more money?

Less product for more or the same price, increases costs on everyone. It is a great way to hide inflationary or above inflation price rises, from the average person. I will add to this post as I come across goods that show companies are taking the… more »