Almost a third of families have savings which would last just five days if they were faced with a financial emergency, research has found.
Of those surveyed, 31 per cent had less than £250 put aside as a safety net, three per cent higher than in a similar study from last year, HSBC said.
For the average family, monthly outgoings are £1,669 - just under £55 a day - which would see savings of £250 savings run out five days.
More top news
On Wednesday, a coroner will decide whether to open a full inquest into the 1974 Birmingham pub bombings which killed 21 people.
After 116 years of tailoring, over 1,000 jobs are set to be lost at fashion retailer Austin Reed.
Northern and Western areas keep best of sunshine in next few days.