Mintel research report

A research report from Mintel has found that more than five million adults have been hard hit by the recession, while an additional 16% said they were worried about their long-term financial security. Overall, more than half the population said they were coping financially, but admitted to trimming back on eating out and socialising because it was becoming more difficult to afford. Among hard hit and financially worried adults, more than 60% had cut back on these activities, with many others rea