When the property market reopened in mid-May last year, pent-up demand, combined with many people reassessing their housing needs following lockdown, led to a surge in buyer demand.
At the height of the pandemic, insurers received 7,000 life insurance claims and paid out £90 million to support
the families of those who died due to COVID-19.
The Prime Minister has described the move to extend England’s vaccination programme to people aged 70 and over, along with clinically extremely vulnerable individuals, as a “significant milestone.”
The cost-of-living crisis is likely to be felt for most Britons this year, with increases in energy and food costs and the increase in National Insurance Contributions from April.