It will cost the average Londoner over £6,000 to do their job this year
Londoners spend on average over £6,000 on their jobs each year just getting to and from work, as well as buying work-related items, new research has shown.
The study by health consultancy firm Protected revealed that Londoners spend an average of £6,100 per year, before employees even get to the office or workspace.
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"Commuters into big cities are the hardest hit, with workers paying out hundreds of pounds every month, usually to find themselves standing on a packed peak-hours service, paying peak-hours fares," Protected spokesperson Mark Hall said.
The research also shows that women are worse off than men, as society expects them to have a bigger collection of clothes.
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And it's also bad news for those who have just come benefits or are in part-time work, as the cost is particularly burdensome on them.
Unsurprisingly, workers have to fork out the most for their commute, which can cost up to £5,000.
Perhaps its time to ask your boss for that raise.