Barclays Trims Job, Scales Back Ambitions
9 May
2014
Written by Sam Allcock

Barclays Trims Job, Scales Back Ambitions »

Barclays has announced that it will downsize its workforce significantly over the next two years. The scandal-ridden bank plans to axe more Read more…

288,000 US Jobs Created in April, Strongest Month Since 2012
2 May
2014
Written by Sam Allcock

288,000 US Jobs Created in April, Strongest Month Since 2012 »

Over 288,000 new jobs were created in the United States this April, the highest level of employment growth since late 2012. The Read more…

British Manufacturing Missing ‘Generation of Apprentices’
21 Mar
2014
Written by Sam Allcock

British Manufacturing Missing ‘Generation of Apprentices’ »

Manufacturers across the UK back Chancellor George Osborne’s vision of “a Britain that makes things again”, according to a new article in The Read more…

Panasonic Offers Expat Staff in China ‘Pollution Pay’
14 Mar
2014
Written by Sam Allcock

Panasonic Offers Expat Staff in China ‘Pollution Pay’ »

Japanese consumer electronics manufacturer Panasonic has become one of the first companies to offer its employees in China ‘air quality’ pay. The company Read more…

Government to Increase Minimum Wage to £6.50 Per Hour
13 Mar
2014
Written by Sam Allcock

Government to Increase Minimum Wage to £6.50 Per Hour »

The government plans to increase the minimum wage to £6.50 per hour, according to a recent statement from Business Secretary Vince Cable. The Read more…

Public Sector Workers Better Paid Than Private Sector Counterparts
11 Mar
2014
Written by Sam Allcock

Public Sector Workers Better Paid Than Private Sector Counterparts »

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New figures from the Office for National Statistics reveal that public sector workers are paid approximately 15 per cent more than their private Read more…

British Firms Hiring Staff at Record Pace, PMI Shows
8 Mar
2014
Written by Sam Allcock

British Firms Hiring Staff at Record Pace, PMI Shows »

UK companies are hiring staff at a record pace as the economy recovers. New data from the latest Markit/CIPS purchasing managers’ index (PMI) Read more…

US Could Lose 500,000 Jobs if Minimum Wage Rises
20 Feb
2014
Written by Sam Allcock

US Could Lose 500,000 Jobs if Minimum Wage Rises »

According to a new report by the United States Congressional Budget Office, Barack Obama’s choice for raising the United States’ minimum wage could Read more…

EU Economies: France vs. Germany
15 Feb
2014
Written by Sam Allcock

EU Economies: France vs. Germany »

Sluggish economic growth has affected several Eurozone economies over the past three years. In this brief economic comparison, we look at two of Read more…

‘Huge’ RBS Cost Cuts on the Way
15 Jan
2014
Written by Sam Allcock

‘Huge’ RBS Cost Cuts on the Way »

Thousands of Royal Bank of Scotland staff could lose their jobs as the Edinburgh-based bank plans another round of cuts. Approximately 40,000 RBS Read more…