Homeowners trapped by ‘fleecehold’ – the new cash cow for developers

Thousands of homeowners on private estates are facing unregulated and uncapped maintenance fees, amid allegations that developers have created a cash cow from charging for communal areas not maintained by the council. Management contracts for… Read More

UK ‘sleepwalking’ into food insecurity after Brexit, academics say

The government is “sleepwalking” into a post-Brexit future of insecure, unsafe and increasingly expensive food supplies, and has little idea how it will replace decades of EU regulation on the issue, a report by influential… Read More

Brexit economy: living standards are falling as the snap election looms

The pound’s sharp fall since the Brexit vote and a mood of uncertainty among employers has hit household budgets, creating a tough economic backdrop for Theresa May’s snap election, a Guardian analysis shows. The prime… Read More