Here is an infographic by SwiftMoney displaying the cost of living in the UK vs wages. It is a visual demonstration of precisely how much of a struggle it can be to pay ones own way in Britain today. Far from the work-shy shirkers, scroungers or just plain old lazy that many of those on lower incomes have sometimes been portrayed as, such workers are fighting against spiraling living costs in all parts of the country. Sadly, the trend indicates that this will not cease to be the case anytime soon.
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