City Views | Are you feeling more upbeat about the UK economy?

COLIN PRICE
RABOBANK

On the whole I am more pessimistic than optimistic about the UK economy. Living in London feels a little bit like a bubble. With the state of the public finances, I feel like the worst is yet to come.”

DORA PULINCKX
FINANCIAL CONSULTANT

Yes, actually. The first signs of recovery are there even if it is still tough, and the government is taking the right measures. I think the worst is behind us. But we need to be patient.”

COLIN BARLING
QA

Yes, there’s a slight rise in house prices and people are beginning to spend money. The Bank of England is also positive about the economy, and who am I to argue with them?”

These views are those of the individuals above and not necessarily those of their company