It’s Sunday morning and so time for another Sunday ramble from deep in the Black Country. The Black Country doesn’t really have a good reputation. The dark picture above is what people expect to see when they imagine the Black Country. They imagine industry and workers, but it has changed. (more…)
I have a question for you today! I want you to imagine a small town, even a village in England. It is run by 10 executives in their offices, who are paid an average of 115,000 pounds a year. The real work is done by the other 90 workers whose average pay is just 15,000 a year. What is the average pay across all 100 workers, who work for this hypothetical council?