In the Doldrums - New analysis on the UK recession consumer from The Futures Company

A discussion of new UK research from The Futures Company, which reveals widespread disquiet about personal financial issues.

In the Doldrums - New analysis on the UK recession consumer from The Futures Company

Joseph Clift

The Futures Company unveiled the fourth wave of research from its long-running investigation into the effects of the economic downturn on the UK consumer at a briefing in London in November 2010.

Findings - based on an online nationally-representative survey, taken in September - suggest UK consumers have made radical behavioural changes as a result of the tough financial times.

"We're out of recession officially, but in terms of how people feel about themselves and their personal situation, it still doesn't feel quite right,"...

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