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UK leads the way in Europe on employee benefits schemes

15 Nov 2005

Most UK employees are more than twice as likely to join a company share scheme as their European counterparts, research from the Cranet survey of employee financial participation indicates.

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Vodafone staff share £230m windfall

31 May 2005

Thousands of staff at mobile communications giant Vodafone are to share a £230m windfall this summer.

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Salary sacrifice dangers outlined by consultants

13 Apr 2005

Business consultants urge employers and employees to examine potential pitfalls of salary sacrifice schemes.

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John Lewis staff to get share of £106m

10 Mar 2005

Staff at John Lewis are to share in an annual bonus equal to more than seven weeks' pay, after the department store chain reported a 24% rise in profits.

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An option to share

1 Mar 2005

Share options are making a comeback as a popular way to incentivise and reward employees. Stephen Brown runs through what employers need to know

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Royal Bank Of Scotland staff win 10% profit share bonus

28 Feb 2005

More than 100,000 staff at The Royal Bank of Scotland Group were rewarded with a 10% profit share worth about £2,100 each when the company announced its 2004 Annual results

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Companies face pressure to disclose directors’ remuneration

24 Feb 2005

An international accounting standard (IAS24) could force companies to disclose the full value of individual directors' remuneration packages, according to consultancy Watson Wyatt.

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Whitbread employees collect share-save dividend

3 Feb 2005

The hospitality company's share scheme will pay out £2.6m to employees who have invested for three years

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Gillette executives expect takeover windfall

31 Jan 2005

Merger with Proctor & Gamble could net milions of dollars for senior executives as 4 per cent of the total workforce lose their jobs

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HBoS staff to get shares worth £3,000

17 Dec 2004

Banking group HBoS has announced plans to award free shares worth a total of £3,000 to 60,000 staff.

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