It is a series of small renunciation. From the beginning of the summer, Andrew Samuelson resolved not to see any more his friends than one evening a month, against two or three up to there. " In London, the notes of restaurant burn too fast ", he summarizes. In the supermarket, he confines itself to the marks first prize. To replace his failing computer, he will wait at the beginning of 2018. And will opt for a second-hand model rather than nine. " Since a few months, I have to count every centime, show the thirty-year old, the management assistant in the capital. I still pay off my property loan. But if my budget is more squeezed( than before, it is especially because everything is a little dearer . "
In September, the British inflation touched the 3 % - of the never seen for five years - and this rise in prices penalizes the growth. According to the official figures published on Wednesday, October 25th, the economy of the United Kingdom grew of 0,4 % in the third quarter, after 0,3 % to the first one and to the second quarter. " It is better that planned, but it remains disappointing: the British standard is rather 0,6 % ", estimates Dan Hanson, economist specialist of the country at Bloomberg Intelligence. " With this rhythm, the growth should become established around 1,5 % on all 2017 ", adds Raj Badiani, at IHS Markit. Or much less than the 2,1 % waited in the Eurozone by the International Monetary Fund (IMF).