Inside Britain?s local currencies Business Advice ventured to Liverpool, Brixton, Hackney and Bristol to find out how local currency schemes have been reinforcing local supply chains. __________________________________________________________________________________ Staton added that the next few weeks in the lead up to the important Christmas shopping season are highly unlikely to inject any festive cheer, especially if Theresa May?s Brexit deal doesn?t win backing from MPs. ?The denouement to more than two years of bewildering Brexit wheeler-dealing looks like it will be enacted precisely when many consumers would prefer to be thinking of a well-earned Christmas break, filled with family get-togethers, warmth and festivity. Brexit appears to be turning this year?s ?season of goodwill? into ?the season of uncertainty?,? he said. The survey found that confidence in personal finances during the last 12 months decreased four points in November to -3; two points lower than at the same point last year. The measure for the General Economic Situation of the country during the last 12 months dropped one point to -29. However, this is three points higher than November 2017.?The Major Purchase Index decreased seven points in November to -3; the same level as November 2017. Black Friday 2018: Shoppers struggle to find deals as retailers focus on experience
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