Brits prefer 'making do' to buying new

Jo Robinson

A new report released by Legal & General has revealed a significant shift in how people regard their home and their possessions. The research highlights a new era of 'making do', finding that two thirds of us would rather fix broken items than buy a brand new replacement.

Saving for the future and paying off debts have also started to take precedence over having the most up-to-date gadgets and keeping up with the latest fashions.