Thursday, 30th Jan: 4.26pm - Punch in rightmove.co.uk after strained chat about grandma's inheritance AKA my possible deposit. The flat hunt has begun after mother assures me I am in line for "a few thousand pounds" once probate is settled and late relative's house is sold...
London homeowners are now in the absurd position of "earning" more from their homes than their jobs, with the average London price leaping to just over £450,000, according to the National Housing Federation.
Not only do you save on public transport by working close to home, but you can also save money on expensive food and overpriced lattés. At some point we've all been guilty of spending an eyebrow raising amount of our pay packet on over-priced and over-salted lunch meals.
That such a tax could have a devastating impact on the UK economy is by no means an understatement. We need to be focusing on encouraging growth, not discouraging people from working and running businesses in the UK.