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Put pensions first, bosses told

May 16,2017 on

The pensions watchdog is to take a tougher line on companies that pay dividends to shareholders before plugging their pension deficits.

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Top law firms lose magic for making women equal partners

Shared from on 15 May 2017

The promotion of women to senior positions at leading law firms has reached a three-year low, despite the profession wanting to make gender diversity a priorit

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Patients wait longer as GP jobs lie vacant

Shared from on 12 May 2017

One in eight family doctor posts is now vacant after a sixfold rise in recent years, a survey has suggested.

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Energy cap ‘will cost thousands of jobs’

Shared from on 12 May 2017

Britain’s Big Six energy suppliers will cut thousands of jobs in response to the Conservatives’ price cap, a leading analyst has warned.

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Three years on, ex-Morrisons boss still gets £350,000 bonus

Shared from on 12 May 2017

Dalton Philips is to receive another six-figure payout from Morrisons nearly three years after he was sacked over its failing performance. Mr Philips has been

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Tech bosses dominate best‑paid list

Shared from on 11 May 2017

Tech bosses including Tim Cook of Apple, Elon Musk of Tesla and Sundar Pichai of Google were among the five best-paid executives in the US last year.

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Royal Mail pensions ‘unaffordable’

Shared from on 9 May 2017

Royal Mail has warned that the cost of keeping open its final-salary pension scheme will be even higher than it previously thought.

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Consumers feel inflation and wage squeeze

Shared from on 8 May 2017

Household incomes will come under severe pressure this year as wages fail to keep pace with inflation, the Bank of England is expected to warn this week.

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Firms accused of denying 460,000 staff paid holiday

Shared from on 8 May 2017

Hundreds of thousands of people are missing out on the 28 days’ paid holiday to which all full-time workers are entitled either because they do not know the law

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Women locked out of best-paid roles

Shared from on 2 May 2017

"Women made up only about a quarter of the UK’s higher-rate taxpayers in each of the past six financial years, records have revealed."

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Seven City banks ‘set to open offices in Frankfurt’

Shared from on 27 April 2017

At least seven international banks based in London have taken the decision to open offices in Frankfurt to beat trading restrictions in the wake of Brexit

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Anne-Marie Slaughter: A year off work for a baby? ‘It’s too long’

Shared from on 24 April 2017

Taking 12 months’ maternity leave is a mistake, according to Hillary Clinton’s former policy adviser

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Ban ministers from private jobs for two years, urge MPs

Shared from on 24 April 2017

Ministers and civil servants should be banned from taking up lucrative private sector jobs for two years when they leave office to end Whitehall’s “revolving door” scandal, say MPs.

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Britain told to keep EU laws or jeopardise Brexit

Shared from on 21 April 2017

Brussels is demanding lifelong rights for EU citizens and their families in a move that would overturn Theresa May’s pledge

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Why fear the march of the robots? We will be walking hand in hand

Shared from on 19 April 2017

It looks like the kind of thing that should be keeping us awake at night: the march of the robots, the idea that automation will replace millions of jobs.

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