Well-off workers ‘enjoy fastest pay rises’

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Wealthy individuals who are employed in the UK have enjoyed faster pay rises than those with less money, figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have revealed. According to the official body, the average full-time hourly rate was £12.62 i […]

Gender pay gap ‘could worsen’

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The pay gap between male employees and their female counterparts could be set to widen for the first time on record, the Fawcett Society has warned. According to the equality campaign group, women still earn 14.9 per cent less than men for the same rol […]

RBS increases PPI claims bill by £400m

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A further £400 million has been set aside by Royal Bank of Scotland RBS to cover the cost of claims for customers who were wrongly sold payment protection insurance (PPI). Taking the financier’s total charges for mis-selling the insurance package to 1. […]

Chancellor predicts ‘real test’ for EU budget

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UK chancellor George Osborne has predicted the real test on the government’s authority will come when a proposed budget for the European Union is presented to MPs. Speaking to BBC News today (November 1st), Mr Osborne revealed he would only present a d […]