Asking prices for British homes rose by the most in over a year in the four weeks to April 6, a survey showed, adding to other tentative signs that the housing market may have passed the worst of its slowdown ahead of Brexit.
The cost of a comprehensive motor insurance policy fell one percent in Britain in the first quarter, pushed down by uncertainty around the rate used to calculate compensation for personal injuries and the Civil Liability Bill, a survey showed.
Britain's water industry regulator said on Thursday it agreed reductions in bills of between 5 percent and 15 percent with three of the country's main utilities in its draft approvals of their pricing and investment plans for the next five years.
A measure of British house prices improved for the first time since July but prices are still likely to fall in the coming months as Brexit weighs on the property market, according to a survey published on Thursday.
General insurers are failing to consider value for money for their customers in their products and services, Britain's financial watchdog said on Wednesday, warning it was prepared to act against firms and their senior managers.