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ITV investors urge company to link bosses’ pay to production arm

Shared from on 21 February 2017

Investors in ITV are urging the company to link bosses’ pay to the production arm.

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Ministers are gambling with the jobs of thousands over betting terminals

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Ministers are gambling with the jobs of thousands over betting terminals, our columnist writes.

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Government failure to act means gender pay gap will remain, say MPs

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Women and equalities committee makes claim after ministers reject proposals aimed at helping women back into workforce

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HSBC cuts pay of senior executives after failing to combat potential financial crime

Shared from on 21 February 2017

Profits fall as it emerges the bank is being investigated in the UK for potential money laundering offences

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Strike threat looming at BMW over plans to change pensions

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BMW was warned yesterday that it could face the first strike by its British workforce over plans to downgrade its pension scheme.

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Millions would lose out under shake-up of company pensions

Shared from on 21 February 2017

Struggling companies would be allowed to downgrade workers’ pensions under government plans that critics claim would encourage future Sir Philip Greens.

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London night tube drivers to vote on strikes

Shared from on 20 February 2017

Rail, Maritime and Transport union claims London Underground is discriminating against night staff in pay and jobs dispute

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Self-employment driven by higher earners, says report

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People with good qualifications and higher earnings make up 57% of the new self-employed, a report says.

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Amazon plans 5,000 new jobs in UK

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Online retail giant Amazon has said it will create 5,000 new full-time jobs in the UK this year.

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Night Tube drivers balloted over strikes

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Drivers on the Night Tube are to be balloted over strike action as part of a long-running dispute over jobs.

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Taking work home is deadly

Shared from on 20 February 2017

The temptation to work at all hours is making home more stressful than the office, according to scientific research...

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Is Finland’s basic universal income a solution to automation, fewer jobs and lower wages?

Shared from on 20 February 2017

Both left and right are promoting the idea of a basic wage for everyone, currently on trial, as a solution to the new world of work

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Uber investigates ‘abhorrent’ sexism claims

Shared from on 20 February 2017

After a scathing blog post by a former employee, Uber says it will investigate claims of sexual harassment.

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Brexit fails to deter Amazon as it announces plans to expands UK workforce by 5,000

Shared from on 20 February 2017

Amazon is expanding its UK workforce by 5,000 – a significant vote of confidence in Britain’s status as a business hub in the turbulent lead-up to Brexit.

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Bad news for robots — they should pay tax too, says Gates

Shared from on 20 February 2017

Mankind may have a deadly weapon to combat the rise of the machines: a tax bill. If robots are going to take over the world they should at least be forced to pay their way, according to Bill Gates.

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