Originally Posted by jojo
30K is a pretty average wage in the UK, but it doesnt go very far, especially in London which is a very expensive city to live in - property prices, rents, council tax is all much higher there than the rest of the country. And of course you pay tax on the 30K which brings it down even further. It depends on how you want to live tho. You maybe ok on that sort of salary if its just you and you dont go out too much - cos thats expensive in London too!!
yes I know.... a friend of mine is Londoner and she said me exactly the same things.... also I've to pay for my family (wife+2 kids) so the minimum salary should be 40k.... dead end street?