Tag Archives: UK Consumers

UK consumers gloomiest since 2013, car production slumps

12 December, 2018 10:14 am 10:14 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British consumers are their gloomiest in more than five years, business sentiment is its weakest since the 2016 Brexit referendum and car output has tumbled this year, according to three surveys that paint an ominous picture for 2019. Brexit worries weighed on consumer and business morale, according to the surveys, while car … Read More

UK consumers defy Brexit blues, but companies fret – surveys

08 August, 2018 10:07 am 10:07 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British consumers appear little fazed by the possibility of a no-deal Brexit, but businesses have turned more worried, surveys showed on Friday. Britain’s headline gauge of consumer confidence, compiled by market research firm GfK for the European Commission, rose to -7 in August from -10 in July, matching 2018 highs struck in … Read More