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Inflation, Cost-of-Living, and Financial Advice

Where do we turn when money is a concern? Considering the rising cost of living in Britain, this report reveals UK attitudes towards personal finances, inflation, and access to financial advice.

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Complete the form to gain access to timely stats and findings from our latest research. You’ll also find key commentary from our financial experts shedding light on:

  • How the changing global financial landscape is affecting people in the UK
  • Who is most affected by the rising cost-of-living
  • Financial resilience and personal spending habits
  • Common misconceptions towards inflation
  • When and where we look for financial advice

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Research at a glance

A 2022 study by Charles Stanley and Censuswide; research was carried amongst a UK representative sample of 2,086 UK adults. The survey was completed between 09/06/2022 and 13/06/2022.

58%

of UK adults are worried and losing sleep due to the rising cost of living.

63%

of women say they’re not confident that their finances can withstand the financial squeeze compared with 47% of men.

41%

of UK adults don't fully understand the impact inflation has on the value of cash savings.

48%

of UK adults have never spoken to a financial adviser before.

“Our research sought to look into the financial landscape for UK adults, especially their financial resilience to the current cost of living crisis and their financial literacy. It highlights a clear ‘advice gap’ that exists in the UK and evidences the need to address this issue in providing financial expertise that is straightforward, accessible, and affordable to consumers.”

Lisa Caplan

Director of One Step Financial Plans

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