Most in the UK lose approximately one fifth (20%) of wages to Income Tax and National Insurance contributions: in tax year 2013/14 the first £9,440 of everyone’s earnings are entirely tax free. The more they earn, the more they pay: employees start paying 40% on all earnings above £32,000. For earnings above £150,000, you can expect to pay 45% (these figures for tax year 2013-14 are applicable after 6 April). In addition, during tax year 2012/13, the UK government collected more than £91 million in National Insurance payments from the country’s workforce.
Airport lounges are not just for first-class or business travelers but are available as a relaxing and convenient haven for catching a flight. Learn more about one of the travel industry’s best kept secrets in the following infographic by CheapFlights
Following an inspirational summer of sport with so much tennis success, there has been a significant surge in the number of people wanting to get involved in the game. Over 417,000 adults already play tennis each week, but with all the health, fitness and social benefits you get from playing, many think that number should be bigger. With that in mind, check out the latest stats about tennis below in the infographic by LTA.
As a proud insurer of the sole tradesman, Autonet thought it would be a great idea to produce an informative yet fun infographic of the well know ‘White Van Man’. With 2.5 million white vans on the roads today, you may be pleasantly surprised by the results in the infographic and might also discover a few things you never knew.
MyVoucherCodes.co.uk recently surveyed 100 family members and friends about their spending habits. The results were surprising to say the least! While many felt in control when haggling prices down, a number of Brits felt embarrassed. Almost half of those surveyed have eaten cereal for dinner to cut costs, while almost all had used a voucher code.
The following infographic by Savoo shows what Moms and Dads spend on an average per a year per child – the cost of going back to school.
The following infographic by Trophy Store depicts Team Great Britain’s medal haul with a few other interesting facts and figures from the London 2012 Summer Olympics.
Current statistics show the UK debt level for outstanding personal debt stands at a mind boggling £1.458 Trillion. But it’s hard to understand where these debts can be attributed to. The infographic below by Harrington Brooks shows a segmented view of individual UK debt.
The following infographic presents some of the most relevant facts international students would look for when deciding to study in England, Scotland or Wales. Published by Across the Pond, the infographic is structured on several sections, from an overview on total international students in the UK, to more focused and targeted stats about US students at UK Universities.
Is it true that omen don’t mind baldness, like stubble and prefer the “imperfect” look? Is it a fact that men don’t mind women being slightly overweight and like when they are confident drivers? This infographic by Posh Bingo reveals interesting facts about the different attitudes and levels of expectations singles have in the dating market. Who knew the UK dating market could be this interesting!
This infographic provides information about some of the birds that are thriving at Sherwood Forest. Learn about their habitat, food types and their voice so you can find them when you’re on your break. Infographic by CenterParcs
This infographic, provided by MISCO, looks at key statistics about broadband speed worldwide and across the UK including average broadband speeds, download speeds and internet service providers.
Foodies rejoice. Eating well in the UK doesn’t always have to cost an arm and a leg. The travel by train experts at The Trainline created this extensive list of British restaurants that are all Michelin Star Rated for the UK local or the traveling foodie.
As the world of SEO changes, so do the agencies that provide internet marketing services. Browser Media decided to document how things were shaping for the UK SEO industry in 2012, at a time when SEO seems to be changing forever.