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GSK threatens hundreds of jobs with Horlicks sale

July 20,2017 on

Glaxosmithkline is selling its Horlicks business in Britain and has abandoned a planned £350 million investment in Cumbria as part of a wide-ranging restructure.

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Ex-Uber chief Rachel Whetstone takes a ride into top job at Facebook

Shared from on 20 July 2017

Having done her best to soothe tensions between Google and Brussels and extinguished a series of fires at Uber, Rachel Whetstone, the former Tory adviser, is to take a top job at Facebook.

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BBC faces revolt over pay divide

Shared from on 20 July 2017

The BBC faces spending millions of pounds to boost female broadcasters’ salaries after stars threatened action over a gender pay divide.

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2,000 foreign GPs needed to tackle growing shortage

Shared from on 18 July 2017

The NHS is set to recruit 2,000 foreign GPs — quadruple the previous target — in a drive to combat a shortage of family doctors

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Paris will pull out stops to woo jobs

Shared from on 12 July 2017

The HSBC has said that France’s plans to loosen its employment rules make relocating there more attractive.

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Reform of gig economy will cost jobs, claim business groups

Shared from on 12 July 2017

Business groups warned yesterday that jobs may be lost if the government adopts the recommendations from Matthew Taylor’s review into modern work.

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Work from home to avoid August hell, say rail chiefs

Shared from on 11 July 2017

Commuters have been advised to work from home over the summer as the country’s busiest station faces a three-week partial shutdown in an unprecedented wave of engineering work.

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Investor lays down its marker on Burberry pay

Shared from on 10 July 2017

An investor in Burberry has criticised the luxury retailer’s “chaotic response” to remuneration issues ahead of a looming row over pay at the annual meeting on

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Single-earner families sliding into poverty as wages stagnate

Shared from on 10 July 2017

The income of families with stay-at-home mothers is no higher than it was 15 years ago, with half now in relative poverty, new research reveals today.

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Matthew Taylor report urges more rights for workers in gig economy revamp

Shared from on 8 July 2017

Philip Hammond will be given the go-ahead to look at raising taxes from self-employment by a report recommending radical reform of modern working commissioned by Theresa May and leaked to The Times.

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Deliveroo breaks ranks by offering riders sick pay

Shared from on 7 July 2017

Deliveroo has broken ranks with rival companies by pledging to offer sick pay and injury insurance to workers before a government review into the so-called gig economy.

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Pay row leaves Bank of England facing its first strike in 50 years

Shared from on 4 July 2017

Staff at the Bank of England have voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action in a ballot calling for higher pay.

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Scrap tax cuts to boost public sector pay, say ministers

Shared from on 4 July 2017

Ministers are pushing to delay or abandon a series of tax cuts to fund an increase in public sector pay.

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Bank ‘using weak wages to avoid raising rates’

Shared from on 28 June 2017

Bank of England officials are using weak wages as an excuse to avoid raising interest rates, one of the founding members of its monetary policy setting committe

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Workers sit to the point of exhaustion

Shared from on 27 June 2017

Middle-aged office workers may feel exhausted by their lives, but they are actually less active than pensioners, according to a new study.

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