Lloyds Bank report sees continued optimism towards UK economy
21 October 2013
The Lloyds Bank Spending Power Report continues to increase, with consumer sentiment reaching a new high of 121 points in September.
Confidence in the UK's economic situation improves, with optimism about the housing market reaching a new peak, and negative sentiment towards the UK employment market falling from August to its lowest since the survey began.
Growth in spending on gas and electricity bills remains high, with gas and electricity prices remaining a key source of concern about overall price inflation, but essential spending growth overall eases a little.