By Mr Bankruptcy
28th October 2021
After a financially challenging 18 months, a rise in the cost of living will add more pressure to already stretched household and business budgets. What action can you take to avoid falling into unmanageable debt?
Inflation is going up
This October, the rate of inflation was reported to be 3.1%, which reflects the average increase in prices for the past 12 months. Rising inflation is being blamed on a combination of factors:
Many businesses are unable to absorb these additional costs and the prediction is that price rises will continue, with The Guardian reporting two in three firms expecting to see price increases in the run-up to Christmas. It’s no surprise, therefore, that the Bank of England predicts inflation could hit 4% by December and even surpass 5% next year.
Protect your finances by taking action now
At the beginning of the year we talked about the difficult debt situation in the UK and a sustained increase in the cost of living may prove unmanageable for many more people as the perfect storm of Brexit, rising inflation and the ending of Covid-19 support starts taking its toll.
Now is the time to ensure that you are clear about your or your business’s financial situation and assess how you can manage an increase in day-to-day cost of living or business operations:
When supporting vulnerable clients with debt management we see the impact that rising costs have on all aspects of their life. However, in financial times like these, thinking ahead and seeking advice can help you prepare for more challenging situations.
James Rosa Associates
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