A key district situated in the heart of London, Southwark is home to a number of attractions and diversions. At present, discussions about the availability of council funds predominate. Such discussions are the subject of an entire article in the Autumn edition of the Southwark Life magazine. Numbeo provide estimates which suggest that it costs between £1000-£2000 per month to rent accommodation in Southwark (and the surrounding areas.) Travel costs vary, depending on the distance travelled and the mode of transport used, however, Southwark compares favourably with other destinations in terms of the price of some of its foodstuffs: Numbeo notes that London, and the boroughs which compose it, is known for the competitive cost of its fresh produce, including bread and vegetables.
From administration to accounting there are numerous financially–orientated jobs in Southwark. The majority of financial jobs in Southwark offer full-time positions, with salaries ranging from 17.5 to 45 thousand pounds a year. Specific positions are also available, with companies such as Duncan Lewis offering legal jobs in Southwark. Along with a number of specialist positions, a great deal of Southwark sales jobs, (from customer service to production management,) are available.
Availability of Southwark Jobs: Employment Trends
According to statistics provided by the Strategic Needs Assessment, employment rates in Southwark have steadily improved over the last few years, rising until they are almost in accordance with the national average. Such facts are supported by the findings of the Regeneration and Leisure Scrutiny Committee. According to the organisation, 75 businesses have been launched in Southwark in the past few years, with half a thousand extra people being employed, (for six months, at least,) between 2010 and 2011.