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Stratford-on-Avon District Council
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The Credit Crunch - Economic Downturn

beat the credit crunch

Figures were released on 23rd January 2009 to confirm that the UK is officially in recession. This economic downturn has affected a large number of individuals and businesses all over the country.

The current recession has made life difficult for many. This section of the website provides advice, support and information to help people. There are lots of different ways to ease the pressure and help is available no matter what your circumstances may be.

The booklet entitled 'Cash in for the future' available from the downloads section of this page contains advice and information and will help you reduce costs, check your benefits entitlement, prevent homelessness, keep your home warm, and look for a job.

Please find further information on the following links:


Warwickshire County Council has also established a recession section on their website containing information for families and businesses.

Visit the Warwickshire County Council Recession Information


Tracking the Recession
The BBC are hosting a very informative tool which displays figures for economic growth, employment, house prices, inflation, interest rates and repossession from past till present.

Visit the BBC Recession Tracker