Finance and local government secretary Mark Drakeford says local councils won't want to increase council tax by more than 5% next year.Read the full story ›
Local Government Secretary Mark Drakeford has announced £4.107 Billion of funding for local authorities in 2017-18.Read the full story ›
The average house price in Wales now stands at £145,000, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics.
Wales saw house prices increase by 2.7 per cent in the 12 months to August, while the average UK house price increased by 8.4 per cent to £219,000.
The ONS said the latest figures continued "the strong growth seen since the end of 2013".
But estate agent Jeremy Leaf, former chairman of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, said the "real test" for the market following the vote to leave the EU will come over the next few months.
Dozens of chalet owners at a holiday park in Ceredigion are facing a council tax hike after new powers from the Welsh Government.Read the full story ›
Figures show Wales has the lowest percentage homes estimated to be worth at least £1 million - in the whole of the UK.Read the full story ›
The Welsh Government has announced that regulated rail fares in Wales will not rise above the rate of inflation until at least October 2018.
This means that from January 2017 the maximum increase that Arriva Trains Wales can apply to regulated rail fares will be 1.9% - 0% above the Retail Price Index rate of inflation.
For 2017, we have again determined that capping fares at 0% above the rate of inflation is preferable – providing continuity to existing rail users and ensuring that travelling by train remain sattractive and affordable. Rail fare increases from January 2018 until the end of the current franchise in October 2018 will also be capped at the rate of inflation and not a penny more.
New research says the average working couple in Wales would have to save for around 5 and a half years for a deposit on their first home.Read the full story ›
Protests have been planned at the Senedd today over changes to the state pension age for women.
In 1995, plans were published to increase the State Pensionable Age to 65 for all women born in the 1950s.
Campaigners claim that around 200,000 women in Wales will be affected by the increase.
By 2018 women will have to be 65 to receive the state pension - two years earlier that originally planned. In 2020, both women and men will have to be 66 to receive their pensions.
Tata Steel has slumped to a net loss of £358 million for the quarter to June amid continued uncertainty over its UK operations.Read the full story ›