The competition watchdog has launched a review of price comparison websites to investigate public awareness of how they earn their money and the level to which they actually benefit consumers.
'Real concerns': Sadiq Khan wants clarity over the roles overseas money plays in London's housing market. Photograph: David Levene for the Guardian.
A survey for a business lobby group suggests some companies have reduced recruitment and may cut staff hours in future. 02:07, UK, Friday 30 September 2016.
Consumers see it as the right time for big purchases such as furniture and electrical goods. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA. Katie Allen.
Despite the drop in mortgage approvals, indicators suggest UK house prices are likely to rise over the next quarter. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA.