Recession rates

Paul Makepeace paulm at
Tue Mar 10 18:01:21 GMT 2009

On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 5:49 PM, David Cantrell <david at> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 06:39:21PM +0100, Merijn Broeren wrote:
> > Quoting Philip Newton (philip.newton at
> > > Now down to ?150/day.
> > Working 200 days a day, multiplies out to a naive Bulgarian worker who
> > hasn't eyed up the cost of London living yet?
> There are *plenty* of people in London on 30,000 a year.  And plenty
> more on a lot less than that, who live OK.  Oh boo hoo they can't buy a
> shiny new laptop at the drop of a hat, or buy foie gras at Fortnums.

Right. Any anyone paying attention as a freelancer is paying less tax
too so that's a higher effective (regular employee) salary.


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