Helen Nugent

Can we fix it? Yes we can. DIY spending soars

Did you spend the bank holiday weekend with a hammer in your hand, making countless trips to B&Q and cursing the barbecue’s failure to light? If so, you weren’t alone. New research by Lloyds Bank has revealed that DIY spending has reached its highest level since 2008.

Nearly ten years on from the financial crisis, confidence has returned to housing market.

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