Inflation sees sharpest increase on record - ONS

Inflation rose to 3.2% last month from 2% in July - its largest ever recorded increase - the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said.The consumer prices index (CPI) measure of inflation for August w

Inflation sees sharpest increase on record - ONS

Inflation rose to 3.2% last month from 2% in July - its largest ever recorded increase - the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said.

The consumer prices index (CPI) measure of inflation for August was the highest since 2012 - though the ONS said much of the effect was likely to be temporary.