BBC boss demands action on top level expenses

18 Jul 2005

BBC chairman Michael Grade has ordered a further crackdown on expenses by asking for twice-yearly reports on spending by heads...

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Women get just rewards as Newcastle shares out £12m

18 Jul 2005

Newcastle City Council is to pay out £12m in equal pay claims from women.

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Where’s the compensation culture?

20 May 2005

Less than one in 10 people made ill or injured by their work ever receive any compensation from the state or from their employers, according to a TUC report.

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Falling snow equals falling pay levels for most employees

22 Feb 2005

As the snow falls so do pay levels for most employees as bosses refuse to compensate for bad weather.

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Government pays out £2.3bn in compensation to former miners

25 Jan 2005

Former miners and their families have now received more than £2.3bn in compensation for respiratory disease and vibration white finger.

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Bonus for IT workers as companies fight for talent

11 Jan 2005

IT companies are set to give employees more bonus payouts and other benefits in an attempt to retain, recruit and...

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Catering group puts an end to unmerited bonuses

6 Jan 2005

The Compass Group catering firm has introduced new restrictions to its executive bonus plans, to ensure that bosses are only...

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Chester Zoo to pay £75,000 for death of elephant keeper

30 Nov 2004

Chester Zoo has been fined £25,000 and ordered to pay £50,000 costs after a keeper was butted to death by...

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Employees gain £100,000 compensation

29 Nov 2004

Former employees at failed distribution company Allen Munro Transport are to receive an estimated £100,000 in compensation because their union...

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News in brief

16 Nov 2004

This week's news in brief

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