Weekly news roundup – 20th August 2010

1 min read Published: 20 Aug 2010

A round up of the week's news stories affecting your personal finances

20th August

HMRC to soften stance on tax avoidance

How to haggle while on holiday

19th August

Jobseekers warned of phone scam

Equal pay still 57 years away

Economy is on a knife-edge, warn Bank of England policymakers

18th August

Why you must start IHT mitigation planning now

Record jump in food prices keeps inflation high

17th August

Winter fuel payment cuts to hit millions of pensioners

Rail fares could rise by 10% following latest inflation figures

Air delay compensation suspended

Survey exposes cost of current accounts

Inflation rate falls to 3.1% in July

16th August

Good fund investors must look beyond the name

First ISA guaranteed to beat inflation is launched