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What’s happening with the Retail Prices Index and why?

Speedread: Alongside Wednesday’s Spending Review, the government and the UK Statistics Authority (UKSA) have published their response to the recent consultation on reform to the RPI. The outcome to the consultation states that “it is UKSA policy to address the shortcomings of the RPI in full at the earliest practical time”.  The earliest the proposed

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Is it RIP for the RPI?

The Retail Prices Index has been an official inflation measure since 1956 but a new consultation could spell the end for its current popularity in real estate transactions.  Launched on 8 October, respondents are invited to consider options for bringing the calculation of the RPI in line with the Consumer Prices Index.  The Treasury estimates