A lot of respondents feel the awkwardness of splitting the bill
Lloyds Bank has found that while 42% of people prefer to split the bill equally, 34% of them only want to pay for what they have eaten. Just 15% prefer to take it in turns to pay in full.
According to data, 24% of people in England have eaten out since lockdown eased, with 47% of them saying they have already faced the awkward conversation about splitting the bill.
Among 16% of the respondents who find it difficult to talk about money, 18% of men are feeling this more than 14% of women.
Besides, 19% of Brits say it is because they worry about what other people will think about their finances while 37% reveal it’s because of issues with affordability.
The survey states that 46% feel awkward as they don’t like paying more than they think they should or to cover other people’s costs.
We’ve reported that the pandemic has left 37% of Brits feeling insecure about their financial future, as 19.4 million aren’t prepared for an economic downturn.