As someone who was born in London and has worked in this city for my entire career, I honestly had no idea that there was such a gap in disposable income when compared with the rest of the country. The article attached is from recruitment buzz and contains some shocking figures if you're currently based in the capital. In my biased opinion it's one of the best cities in the world but if you can't afford to enjoy it, what's the point? I've always liked Manchester anyway...