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The bonus gap: why women are missing out on cashing in

Shared from on 20 August 2014

The number is up — new figures reveal that men are still rewarded with a bigger package at every level. Rosamund Urwin asks business leaders why women are missing out on cashing in and how they can work to double their money

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Pay gap between top bosses and employees widens

Shared from on 18 August 2014

The pay gap between the chief executives of the UK’s largest firms and their average employee has tripled over the past 15 years.

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Pay gap between top bosses and employees widens

Shared from on 18 August 2014

The pay gap between the chief executives of the UK’s largest firms and their average employee has tripled over the past 15 years.

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Sports Direct zero hour contracts ‘stop 20,000 staff taking other work’

Shared from on 11 August 2014

Billionaire Mike Ashley is today revealed as the biggest employer to use the soon-to-be illegal “zero hour” contracts that potentially stop the 20,000 part-time staff at his retail empire getting a second job.

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Sports Direct zero hour contracts ‘stop 20,000 staff taking other work’

Shared from on 11 August 2014

Billionaire Mike Ashley is today revealed as the biggest employer to use the soon-to-be illegal “zero hour” contracts that potentially stop the 20,000 part-time staff at his retail empire getting a second job.

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Pay rises in the pipeline could brew up a nasty headache for rate-setters

Shared from on 10 July 2014

On a day when hundreds of thousands of public sector workers are out on strike over the tight wage corset strapped on by the Coalition since 2010, it seems odd to worry about rising pay. More so still when the latest official figures show a pai...

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Burberry facing widespread revolt over new chief’s pay

Shared from on 9 July 2014

The scale of the revolt against new Burberry chief executive Christopher Bailey’s controversial £27 million pay and perks package became clear today, with up to 30% of investors prepared to oppose the deal at Friday’s annual meeting, leading shareholders have told the Standard.

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City’s ‘moribund’ jobs market misses rebound

Shared from on 7 July 2014

One of the City’s top recruiters today warned the financial-services sector remains “pretty moribund” despite a jobs boom elsewhere in the UK, and it is planning on the basis that the City market will never return to pre-credit crunch levels.

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Tech v City: London’s hiring again but should graduates join the geeks or the suits?

Shared from on 18 June 2014

London is hiring again — but should graduates stick to the suited set or seek their fortune with the Silicon upstarts?

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‘Glass ceiling is keeping gay people out of top jobs in City’

Shared from on 23 May 2014

Top City jobs are still dominated by “straight, white, elite-educated” men despite efforts by gay and lesbian people to break through the glass ceiling, a leading lawyer said today.

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Recovery in UK jobs puts heat on Bank to raise rates

Shared from on 12 May 2014

Fresh evidence of the UK’s jobs recovery today increased pressure on the Bank of England to raise interest rates for the first time since the dawn of the credit crunch.

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MPs call for zero hours contracts to be abolished

Shared from on 14 April 2014

A committee of MPs have voiced alarm over the use of zero hours contracts and said employers should not use them.

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Pearson forced into rethink on bosses’ pay

Shared from on 9 April 2014

Publisher and education group Pearson today became the latest FTSE 100 company forced to bow to shareholder pressure over directors’ pay and bonuses.

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RBS helps businesses draw up ‘zero hours’ contracts

Shared from on 8 April 2014

RBS is helping draw up “zero hours” contracts for hundreds of businesses across Britain, potentially making their employees’ jobs less secure.

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Companies in a space race as London office market booms

Shared from on 27 March 2014

The dash for space in a buoyant central London office market has pushed demand to pre-crash levels, according to research from a leading property agent today.

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