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....Finding a new chief executive will be his professional priority. Tucker, a former pro footballer who is best known in the UK for his lengthy career at insurer Prudential – punctuated by a short stint as finance director of banking group HBOS – should move fast. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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. Jessica May was moving quickly up the career ladder until she was tripped up by mental illness. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....Jones’s departure is the latest blow to the San Francisco-based company, after revelations of a secret programme to evade law enforcement, allegations of workplace discrimination and sexual harassment, and a string of departures of high-level executives. He told the tech blog Recode, which first reported his resignation: “The beliefs and approach to leadership that have guided my career are inconsistent with what I saw and experienced at Uber, and I can no longer continue as president of the ride-sharing business. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... . Despite changes to the state pension for new retirees, many women have not qualified for the full payout owing to gaps in their national insurance contributions during career breaks to bring up children or other reasons. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....Zed was unsure. The friend begged - her career was at stake, she pleaded. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....Her face now appears in Matalan shops across the UK. As well as launching a modelling career, Lily is also the star of a Facebook page that supports parents of children with Down's syndrome. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....Osborne takes over the role from Sarah Sands, who has been appointed the new editor of BBC Radio 4’s Today programme. As a young graduate, Osborne hoped to pursue a career in journalism, but he failed to get a place on the Times’s trainee scheme in 1993 and briefly freelanced for the Daily Telegraph’s Peterborough diary column before becoming a researcher at Conservative central office. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....A moderate tax on robots, even a temporary tax that merely slows the adoption of disruptive technology, seems a natural component of a policy to address rising inequality. Revenue could be targeted towards wage insurance, to help people replaced by new technology make the transition to a different career. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Get news from the BBC in your inbox, each weekday morning. There probably isn't a pamphlet in the careers office for people wanting to become adventurers. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....”. Many women also do not get the full state pension because of gaps in their national insurance contributions, caused by career breaks to raise children or to care for elderly relatives. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Much of the increase in Conn’s remuneration package is a £1. 4m “recruitment award”, compensation for rewards he forfeited when he joined Centrica in January 2015 after a 29-year career at BP. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... to acquire Panmure Gordon. The deal marks a return to the Square Mile for an American banker whose high-flying career came to a halt in 2012 when he was forced to quit Barclays in the wake of the Libor rigging scandal. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....The chef will also make an extended 12-episode run of Jamie & Jimmy’s Friday Night Feast. Oliver started his TV career at the BBC with The Naked Chef in 1999, before defecting to Channel 4 in 2002 to make Jamie’s Kitchen. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....The advisory committee on business appointments (Acoba) said it disapproved of Osborne’s decision to announce his job as editor of the London Evening Standard only four days after submitting his application for its advice. The criticism comes as more than 145,000 people signed a petition set up by the campaign organisation 38 Degrees demanding Osborne choose between his job as a backbench MP and pursuing a career in newspapers. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Men should be given father-only parental leave to tackle the “very, very low” take-up rate, experts have told MPs. Dads who want to be more involved in their children’s lives fear damaging their careers and denting their family’s income if they ask for flexible hours or parental leave, a hearing on working fathers heard. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Call to give fathers allocated leave to improve uptake image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 06:23:33 PM
....Men should be given father-only parental leave to tackle the “very, very low” take-up rate, experts have told MPs. Dads who want to be more involved in their children’s lives fear damaging their careers and denting their family’s income if they ask for flexible hours or parental leave, a hearing on working fathers heard. ...
Boss of British Gas owner gets 40% pay rise as millions live in fuel poverty image
....Much of the increase in Conn’s remuneration package is a £1. 4m “recruitment award”, compensation for rewards he forfeited when he joined Centrica in January 2015 after a 29-year career at BP. ...
Number of women working past 70 in UK doubles in four years image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 01:05:53 PM
....”. Many women also do not get the full state pension because of gaps in their national insurance contributions, caused by career breaks to raise children or to care for elderly relatives. ...
Why robots should be taxed if they take people's jobs | Robert Shiller image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 11:18:12 AM
....A moderate tax on robots, even a temporary tax that merely slows the adoption of disruptive technology, seems a natural component of a policy to address rising inequality. Revenue could be targeted towards wage insurance, to help people replaced by new technology make the transition to a different career. ...
Spear-phishing scammer demanded sex show image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 02:34:32 AM
....Zed was unsure. The friend begged - her career was at stake, she pleaded. ...
The women still working into their 70s image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 12:06:12 AM
.... . Despite changes to the state pension for new retirees, many women have not qualified for the full payout owing to gaps in their national insurance contributions during career breaks to bring up children or other reasons. ...
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 12:01:37 AM
....Get news from the BBC in your inbox, each weekday morning. There probably isn't a pamphlet in the careers office for people wanting to become adventurers. ...
Jamie Oliver to launch new show as part of deal with Channel 4 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 03:41:50 PM
....The chef will also make an extended 12-episode run of Jamie & Jimmy’s Friday Night Feast. Oliver started his TV career at the BBC with The Naked Chef in 1999, before defecting to Channel 4 in 2002 to make Jamie’s Kitchen. ...
Uber president quits firm saying its values are 'inconsistent' with his image
....Jones’s departure is the latest blow to the San Francisco-based company, after revelations of a secret programme to evade law enforcement, allegations of workplace discrimination and sexual harassment, and a string of departures of high-level executives. He told the tech blog Recode, which first reported his resignation: “The beliefs and approach to leadership that have guided my career are inconsistent with what I saw and experienced at Uber, and I can no longer continue as president of the ride-sharing business. ...
'Out of control' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 12:02:11 AM
. Jessica May was moving quickly up the career ladder until she was tripped up by mental illness. ...
George Osborne told to choose whether to be MP or Standard editor image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 11:32:55 AM
....The advisory committee on business appointments (Acoba) said it disapproved of Osborne’s decision to announce his job as editor of the London Evening Standard only four days after submitting his application for its advice. The criticism comes as more than 145,000 people signed a petition set up by the campaign organisation 38 Degrees demanding Osborne choose between his job as a backbench MP and pursuing a career in newspapers. ...
Unilever is safe, but we need better defences against short-term capitalism image
....Finding a new chief executive will be his professional priority. Tucker, a former pro footballer who is best known in the UK for his lengthy career at insurer Prudential – punctuated by a short stint as finance director of banking group HBOS – should move fast. ...
‘Corrupt firms can make troublemakers’ lives intolerable’ – our work expert responds image
.... To do all that while holding down a full-time permanent job at a department store is almost by definition impossible. At the same time, there’s every possibility that those in positions of authority at the department store will be aware that your boyfriend spends his annual leave and days off pursuing his freelance career as a film-maker. ...
Lily Beddall: Girl with Down's syndrome models for Matalan image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 18th of March 2017 12:30:56 AM
....Her face now appears in Matalan shops across the UK. As well as launching a modelling career, Lily is also the star of a Facebook page that supports parents of children with Down's syndrome. ...
George Osborne facing calls to quit as MP over Evening Standard job image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 12:51:44 PM
....Osborne takes over the role from Sarah Sands, who has been appointed the new editor of BBC Radio 4’s Today programme. As a young graduate, Osborne hoped to pursue a career in journalism, but he failed to get a place on the Times’s trainee scheme in 1993 and briefly freelanced for the Daily Telegraph’s Peterborough diary column before becoming a researcher at Conservative central office. ...
Former Barclays chief Bob Diamond to buy Panmure Gordon image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 08:15:51 AM
.... to acquire Panmure Gordon. The deal marks a return to the Square Mile for an American banker whose high-flying career came to a halt in 2012 when he was forced to quit Barclays in the wake of the Libor rigging scandal. ...
Marked down image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 12:14:06 AM
...." . So strong, in fact, that it played a part in the direction of Dr Borcan's subsequent career. ...
Charlotte Hogg image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 01:51:01 PM
....Bank of England governor Mark Carney has fulsomely promised to do "everything we can to honour" Charlotte Hogg's "work for the people of the United Kingdom" after she resigned as deputy chair for markets and banking on Tuesday. So what exactly has this 47-year-old luminary done in her career? . ...
'Lots of nurses have already left': EU workers head for exit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 12:26:28 PM
.... And with every job that moves abroad the London office loses relevance. EU nationals working in the NHS express significant concerns regarding their right to stay and their careers. ...
Charlotte Hogg resigns as Bank of England deputy governor image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 09:33:31 AM
....The Bank is expected to replace Hogg with two appointments – one as deputy governor and one for her former role as chief operating officer. Hogg is an Oxford graduate whose career prior to the UK’s central bank had included stints at high street lender Santander and at US bank Morgan Stanley. ...
Bank of England deputy Charlotte Hogg to face MPs' verdict image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 07:57:32 PM
....Hogg is part of the new team brought in by Carney when he arrived from Canada in 2013. Her career includes a spell at Spanish bank Santander, credit checking business Experian, and a stint working in the US. ...
Bogus self-employment exploits workers and scams the taxman | Paul Mason image
....Or, given the relentlessness of low-paid work, many young self-employed people operate a DIY form of work-life balance – choosing to work fewer than five days a week, in the knowledge that they will stay poor but have a life. They know such work arrangements offer no career path, no advancement – but they are at least free of the coercion and corporate brainwashing that can happen if you are at the bottom of the pile in a PLC. ...
Replacing EU hospitality workers after Brexit 'will take 10 years' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 11th of March 2017 08:00:29 AM
.... But now, with more than two-thirds of its 7,500 staff potentially out of reach in post-Brexit Britain, the company is facing a much bigger challenge. The BHA is calling on the government to bolster its newly announced technical qualifications with better promotion within schools of non-academic careers, including hospitality. ...
Charlotte Hogg: a family tree deeply rooted in the British establishment image
.... Douglas, who retired from parliament shortly after the expenses scandal, holds the title of 3rd Viscount Hailsham. Her mother, Sarah Hogg, now a baroness, is an economist whose career has spanned newspaper and TV journalism, heading Major’s No 10 policy unit and then becoming the first woman to chair a FTSE 100 company – the venture capital group 3i. ...
Banker Charlotte Hogg’s error is a cautionary tale for the privileged | Deborah Orr image
.... She has been extremely well educated, at a top private girls’ school, then at Oxford and Harvard. Her career in finance has been impressive, even disregarding the privilege she grew up with. ...
Trump faces formidable institutional obstacles – so what can he do? | Barry Eichengreen image
....Donald Trump took office promising a raft of sweeping economic policy changes for the United States. He has quickly discovered, like previous US presidents, that America’s political system is designed to prevent rapid, large-scale change, by interposing formidable institutional obstacles, from the Congress and career civil servants to state governments and the courts. ...
'This is grossly unfair': self-employed readers react to NICs increase image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 02:21:03 PM
.... It is also unfair to have come up with this idea off the back of more people being self-employed. Although for someone like me self-employment is part of the career I have chosen – and I have no desire to be employed – lots of the newly self-employed are on zero-hours contracts. ...
Pret A Manger says one in 50 applicants is British image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 12:19:31 PM
....Pret's starting package in London is about £16,000 a year, but Ms Wareham said staff can earn "really good money" with pay, including bonuses, rising to £40,000 to £45,000 "within a few years" of joining. And she said she doubted whether improving the terms of employment would bring in more UK applicants: "I actually don't think increasing pay would do the trick, I can only talk for Pret on this, but we do pay well above the National Living Wage, we do have great benefits and we offer fantastic careers. ...
What are the UK's highest paid apprenticeships of 2017? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 09:42:43 AM
. It is a long-held misconception that the only route into a professional, well-paid career is with a university degree. ...
Samsung chief Lee Jae-Yong on trial for bribery image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 06:30:31 AM
....4bn won to two foundations, but denied seeking favours in return. Mr Lee also confirmed the firm gave a horse and money to help the equestrian career of Ms Choi's daughter, Chung Yoo-ra, something he said he now regrets. ...
From V-necks to handcuffs image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 05:52:51 AM
.... . He also confirmed the firm separately gave a horse and several million dollars to help the equestrian career of Ms Choi's daughter. ...
Horses for courses image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 12:54:11 AM
....While the two courses sound like a most enjoyable way to spend your time at university, they are in fact part of a growing trend - the rise of specialised MBAs. MBAs have long been considered a must-have for ambitious young people seeking a fast-tracked and successful career in business. ...
Hammond was a picture of relaxed swagger – because he was in the ring alone image
.... The calculation is that the self-employed may hate this rise in NICs, but they’re never going to vote for Jeremy Corbyn. Which explains why Hammond came to the despatch box with a breezy confidence that defied the image he’s cultivated during a career of unexciting performances in one dry, technocratic brief after another. ...
Budget 2017: What it means for education - £500m boost paves way for new grammar schools image
....There was a wider welcome for a £500million “T-Level” programme to give technical qualifications the same status as academic A-Levels. More than 13,000 vocational courses for 16 to 19-year-olds will be replaced by 15 career-based routes, including more hours’ tuition and quality work placements, from 2019-20. ...
Pret a Manger: just one in 50 job applicants are British, says HR boss image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 05:36:24 PM
....“It takes a long time to change hearts and minds. We need to work with education, career services, with parents, to find ways to collaborate,” she said. ...
More than exams image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 12:38:55 AM
....An online databank with at least 10,000 courses that Singaporeans can sign up for, to broaden or deepen their skills or take on new hobbies, is easily accessible. School-based education and career guidance counsellors are also provided at the primary to tertiary levels, to nurture students' self-awareness, self-directedness and life skills. ...
'I was stuck' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 12:30:12 AM
....Why I can't post images of things going wrong . She had changed her career several times already, starting out as a chemical engineer, then deciding to move into venture capital - investing in small and start-up companies - which required going back to college to study. ...
Bank of England deputy governor gets warning over conflict of interest image
.... Both Hogg’s parents had leading roles in Sir John Major’s government and her grandfather, Quintin Hogg, was a prominent Tory who almost won the Conservative party leadership following the resignation of Harold Macmillan. Her parents are both peers in the House of Lords and her grandfather was a senior politician, but Hogg eschewed a political career for a lucrative career in business. ...
Patagonia and The North Face: saving the world – one puffer jacket at a time image
....On the night of his 30th birthday, after a few drinks, Dean Karnazes decided that he would celebrate by running all the way from San Francisco down the coast to the town of Half Moon Bay, a distance of 30 miles. So began a career as an endurance runner. ...
Budget 2017: Hammond to tell us the Brexit vote could have been worse image
.... The higher minimum wage, dubbed the national living wage by the government, has helped low paid workers. The push for more apprenticeships should get more young people on to decent career paths. ...
‘I want a career rather than a series of jobs’ – our work expert responds image
....I know the environmental sector is a non-starter. With funding cuts it would be close to impossible to get a role after a five-year career break, even with my volunteering. ...
Creative retirement image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 3rd of March 2017 09:24:42 PM
...."At some point when you decide that [you are] going to make art your life and your profession then you are told that the odds of that kind of sustainable living are nearly impossible," says Ms Shin. Like the other artists in the trust Ms Shin was early in her career when she joined - most artists are between 30 and 45 when they join - but like most she had already had success showing her work at several established galleries and museums. ...
Vodafone to recruit women on career breaks image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 3rd of March 2017 12:01:11 AM
. Vodafone says it will actively recruit women on career breaks, many of whom have left their jobs to have children. ...
Snap IPO: a 21st-century firm with a 19th-century structure image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 07:36:11 PM
.... The retail sector, in particular, seems to have adopted pre-packs with an enthusiasm that was never intended. Capita’s Andy Parker cannot be surprised that new chairman Sir Ian Powell has decided to push him out – or, in the corporate lingo, mutually agree that “the next phase of his career” is best pursued elsewhere. ...
Toy company Lego to produce Women of Nasa set image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 03:17:55 PM
...."I hope it sets a new example for both girls and boys," said Ms Weinstock. "Girls, in that they can and should be engineers, scientists, and mathematicians, and boys, in that they internalise at an early age that these careers are for everyone, not only men. ...
Closed doors? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 12:04:15 AM
...."EU and international students, staff and researchers make an important contribution to our higher education sector and we want that to continue," he said. "The UK has a long established system that supports and attracts global talent, at all stages of their career, and the government will seek to secure the best deal for universities and their staff when negotiations for exiting the EU begin. ...
Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong to be indicted on bribery charges image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 07:14:00 AM
....4bn won to two foundations, but denied seeking favours in return. Mr Lee also confirmed the firm gave a horse and money to help the equestrian career of Ms Choi's daughter, Chung Yoo-ra, something he said he now regrets. ...
BME career progression 'could add £24bn a year to UK economy' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 07:01:21 AM
. Helping black and minority ethnic (BME) people to progress in their careers at the same rate as their white counterparts could add £24bn to UK economy each year, a government-backed review has found. ...
Firms urged to publish ethnic breakdown image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 03:12:53 AM
....". "The economic benefits of harnessing untapped talent is huge and I urge employers to implement these recommendations to ensure everyone can reach the top of their career - whatever their background. ...
Uber executive resigns after failing to disclose prior sexual harassment claim image
.... I certainly want everyone to know that I do not condone and have not committed such behavior. In my 20-year career, I’ve never been accused of anything like this before and the decision to leave Google was my own. ...
Love your job image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 12:19:58 AM
....So, if we really are all going to be working across four or even five decades into our late 60s or beyond, how do we avoid the Perrin-esque feeling of heading down a cul-de-sac?. The career path many of us embark on could be described as follows: learn the job, do the job, get promoted, become a manager - and perhaps stop doing the job that we've actually got quite good at. ...
When will Britons get a pay rise? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 03:05:50 PM
.... If one thing is clear, it is that large groups of people are breaking the old rules. A report that underscores how much the “get a career and push your way up the ladder until retirement” style of work has lost its allure can be found in a report by the National Institute for Economic & Social Research (NIESR) and the Recruitment & Employment Confederation into the state of the health service. ...
Vast losses at RBS are a legacy of a failed system | Will Hutton image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 12:05:15 AM
....Better still, the recommendations build on many current initiatives whose general direction in a statement of core beliefs is supported by a cross-section of companies, investment houses and advisory firms. For the first time in my career, there is an alignment between a critical mass of business which recognises the system in which it operates needs to be re-engineered, a government that agrees, and a set of recommendations that could be implemented. ...
‘Part-time is unfairly interpreted as lack of commitment’ – our work expert responds image
....However, there’s no way I can make a living from writing just yet, so I need a part-time job – or at least a full-time one that is less mentally taxing than a senior marketing role. Roles I’ve been applying for during the past few months are either going to less experienced people who are committed to the marketing ladder (despite me making it clear I’m happy to take a substantial pay cut), or equally experienced marketers who have other reasons for going part-time (presumably children) that don’t involve working towards an eventual career change. ...
Barclays: triple the profits, but still a work in progress | Nils Pratley image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 07:09:13 AM
.... But Conn is probably correct to think that the government, with a green paper on consumer markets in the offing, won’t have the appetite to fix energy prices. If business rates can damage a minister’s career, who would want direct responsibility for setting every household’s energy bill?. ...
I quit my job when I had a baby – how can I restart my career? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 07:00:25 AM
....The environmental sector is a non-starter. With funding cuts it would be close to impossible to get a role after a five-year career break, even with my volunteering. ...
Don’t be a dinosaur image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 12:37:05 AM
.... . He believes rapid advances in technology coupled with increasing longevity will force people to change careers several times in their lifetimes. ...
Ex-John Lewis boss: 'The Tories are the insurgents in the West Midlands' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 07:00:00 AM
.... This is not a party political popularity role. So the feedback I am getting is that my background of being a businessperson who has delivered something, as opposed to a career politician, is finding favour at the moment. ...
Is it still a man's world behind the camera? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 01:21:36 AM
...."I've always been drawn to magic, to fairy tale stories," she says, citing David Bowie fantasy drama Labyrinth (1986) as an inspiration. She's single-mindedly pursued her career since she was 15 and is now creating aliens for the upcoming Doctor Who series. ...
Doing the legwork image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 12:55:41 AM
. If you are looking to boost your career, perhaps all you need to do is put on a pair of trainers and start jogging. ...
'Employers are missing out' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 12:56:58 AM
.... . She was a nurse when she was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, but daily work tasks became too much for her and she switched her career to banking. ...
Keep on track with your work pensions image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 12:01:00 AM
. More than a quarter of workers aged between 45 and 54 have built up three or more pensions after moving jobs several times in their career. ...
World's largest sailing yacht impounded in Gibraltar image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of February 2017 05:29:18 PM
....The spokesman later said “a technical problem” was being resolved and said the ship would be released in a few days and the “unpleasant episode” would be over. As the vessel made its way to Spain earlier this month, Melnichenko’s project director, Dirk Kloosterman, who also helped build Larry Ellison’s Rising Sun and Melnichenko’s previous superyacht “Motor Yacht A”, said: “This has been the most challenging assignment of my career. ...
London night tube drivers to vote on strikes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of February 2017 09:08:48 AM
.... This is a senseless and damaging policy that picks out one group of staff for negative treatment and of course the drivers are angry and that is why we are balloting for action. “RMT calls on LU to see sense, stop these stupid attacks on career progression and fair reward for overtime working and confirm that this discrimination against the night tube drivers has been lifted. ...
Co-op Bank faces struggle to find owner with ethics – and deep pockets image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of February 2017 04:00:05 PM
....Barely seven weeks have passed since Liam Coleman took charge of the Co-operative Bank – but last week he hoisted a for-sale sign. The career banker will be hoping prospective buyers focus on what he insists is a strong, growing high street operation – rather than one that is on track to report its fifth consecutive annual loss. ...
‘Noise-cancelling headphones may bring back the peace’ – our work expert responds image
.... . Due to Brexit and having a young family I would like to start moving towards a career with greater stability by studying from home while continuing to work. ...
The Unilever-Kraft Heinz takeover: the three key players image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 17th of February 2017 05:30:54 PM
.... However, places at medical school were allocated by lottery at the time and Polman missed out, according to an interview. The 60-year-old’s career has taken him through some of the most high-profile consumer goods companies, starting with Procter & Gamble in 1979. ...
I'm looking for a marketing job but my heart's not in it image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 17th of February 2017 07:00:03 AM
....There’s no way I can make a living from writing just yet, so I need a part-time job, or a full-time one that’s less mentally taxing than a senior marketing role. The jobs I have been applying for during the past few months are either going to less experienced people who are committed to the marketing ladder (I’ve made it clear I’m happy to take a substantial pay cut), or equally experienced marketers who have other reasons for going part-time (presumably children) that don’t involve working towards an eventual career change. ...
Giggs and Neville skyscrapers 'threaten Manchester's heritage' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of February 2017 09:00:37 AM
.... He and Victoria Beckham – together dubbed ‘Brand Beckham’ – are said to be worth around £280m. Paul Scholes: Scholes retired at the end of the 2012-13 season after an illustrious 19 year career at Manchester United. ...
Who will the Brexiteers blame when the milk and honey fails to flow? | Rafael Behr image
.... Last month saw the launch of an industrial strategy, embracing state activism to nurture growth in under-resourced sectors and neglected regions. Last year May appointed Matthew Taylor, formerly head of Tony Blair’s policy unit, to lead a review into modern employment practices – the decline of the stable, rewarding full-time career and its replacement by poorly paid, insecure casual servitude. ...
The Brexit vote has put my job at risk – which careers can I home-study for? image
.... My current contract has two and a half years to run. Due to the Brexit negotiations, and having a young family, I would like to start moving towards a career with greater stability by studying from home while continuing to work. ...
UK offshore wind 'will lower energy bills' more than nuclear image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of February 2017 01:30:13 PM
.... A 35-year deal with EDF was agreed last year. McNeal, a career civil servant who joined RenewableUK from the now abolished Department of Energy and Climate Change last year, was upbeat about the future of offshore wind. ...
Fraud case and falling share price take shine off Lloyds’s farewell to taxpayer image
.... Last year as he wrote to staff apologise for revelations about his private life and the damage they caused to the group’s reputation, he pledged his commitment to the role. But the taxpayer’s exit may spark talk of his now leaving - he has been linked with top jobs at HSBC and Italy’s Unicredit or even a political career in his native Portugal. ...
‘We didn't even have room for a table’: meet the 30-somethings fleeing London image
.... Emily joined law firm Foot Anstey, an entrepreneurial firm that supported her decision to work flexibly from a variety of locations, including her home. “It’s possible to succeed in a rewarding career with a sophisticated client base by working flexibly, with the right mindset and technology. ...
‘A change of jobs is not only desirable but possible’ – our work expert responds image
.... I am, perhaps, just too expensive – if I am up against newly qualified teachers (NQTs), I haven’t got much of a hope. I want some advice as to what sort of career I could pursue at my age. ...
Housing crisis: the empty nester's guide to downsizing image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of February 2017 06:36:21 PM
....“We didn’t need all that space, but the location was superb,” Malcolm says. He’s 81 now, a year younger than Margaret, and retired 10 years ago after a career in computing and consultancy. ...
Savers warned: Here are the 10 big ISA mistakes to AVOID ahead of deadline  image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of February 2017 05:57:00 PM
.... Adrian Lowcock, investment director at Architas, said: "Every investor has to start somewhere and to begin with this will often involve buying one share or fund. "Ensuring you pick a global fund provides diversification at the start of your investing career. ...
Democrats must do to the Dakota pipeline what they did to Betsy DeVos: resist | Kate Aronoff image
.... Perhaps no industry is more aligned with Republicans, and oil executives seem to have found a particularly generous friend in Trump. Aside from the pipelines and slew of anti-regulatory orders he has already pushed through, Trump also appointed a career oil man – longtime ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson – as secretary of state. ...

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