A new BBC survey has found that 67% of those surveyed knew someone who had lost their job in the recession and that 40% of those surveyed feared losing their own job in the current climate.  69% of people felt that losing their job would be very damaging for their finances. 

There are also interesting results on consumer spending and the public perception of the recession.  34% think it will worsen, 12% felt it was improving and the 52% felt things would not improve for a while yet.

Here at PJH Law we continue to advise on redundancies and other more short term cost savings but have seen a reduction in this type of advice of late from the end of last year and beginning of this year.  How are you finding things…..