Hemel Hempstead named 'one of the best' locations for remote workers

Hemel Hempstead has been named one of the best locations in the UK for remote workers, according to a new study.

Friday, 13th December 2019, 1:49 pm
Updated Friday, 13th December 2019, 1:49 pm

The data by Pooky reveals the best and worst cities for creative professionals to work based on salaries, accessibility and affordability in 100 locations across the UK.

It revealed Hemel Hempstead as one of the most affordable places for freelancers to rent office space with local workers spending just £5.70 per day for one person.

Workers in the town pay 40 per cent less than London workers. Freelancers working just seven miles away in St Albans on average professionals spend an eye-watering £400 extra per year on office space.

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Local cost of office space for remote workers:

City Average price of office space per person, per day

Hemel Hempstead £5.70

Oxford £5.90

Watford £6.00

High Wycombe £6.10

St Albans £6.80

Slough £9.80

London £14.00

Hemel Hempstead also offers a higher salary for some of the most in demand creative jobs in the UK ranking in the top 10.

The average salary for videographers and creative writers is on average between £4,804 and £9,954 more than for those based in the UK’s third largest city Manchester.