Money Minder UK

« Return to news section
Why did Britons save almost 4bn as a result of the Omicron variant? #FridayReads

In Brief: Why did Britons save almost 4bn as a result of the Omicron variant? #FridayReads

Friday, 06 May 2022

The identification of the new variant and the subsequent surge in positive cases caused many to put festive plans on hold this year, resulting in 35% of people saving money, with an average saving of £212 per person. 1% of people cancelled bigger plans over Christmas, resulting in savings of over £1,000. Overall UK adults saw total savings amount to approximately £4bn.

Full article »

« Return to news section
Please be aware these articles are for general information purposes only and correct at time of printing. We will not accept responsibility for any errors made or actions taken by any readers that have acted on the information contained. Answers given are for guidance only and specific advice should be taken before acting on any of the suggestions made. All information is based on our understanding of current tax practices, which are subject to change. Always remember when investing, past performance is not necessarily a guide to future performance and the value of some investment units can fall as well as rise.