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....This has enabled Mr Timpson senior to write a newspaper column and release a number of business books, including his latest entitled Keys To Success. In addition to his career in business Mr Timpson has had a very busy family life. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....”. Rowe, who began his retail career aged 15 as a Saturday boy at the M&S Croydon store in south London, and took over as chief executive last April, is seeking to revive the declining profits of the 132-year-old retailer. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Ten years ago I was in a country lane in Leicestershire, indicating to turn right to go into a hotel for a family event. Seconds later my car was a write-off after a young driver careered round the bend, smashing into the rear of my VW Golf. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....The deal boosted PFG’s confidence. Hands’s team was hungry and ambitious, and its members knew that their careers depended on hunting down the next deal. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....As a starting point, says Katherine Chapman, director of the Living Wage Foundation, businesses can help social mobility simply by paying better wages to lower-paid workers. With less stress about how to make ends meet, it can be easier to concentrate on securing the next career step or promotion, she argues. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....I’m a mid-50s employee working for a company that has terminated a successful internal coaching programme due to “lack of resources and funding”. Having graduated from a European Mentoring and Coaching Council approved coaching course, I had been an important part of this programme for seven years, and am left feeling that my efforts at transforming careers are undervalued and unappreciated. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....I’m in my mid-50s and work for a company that recently terminated a successful internal coaching programme due to “lack of resources and funding”. Having done a coaching facilitator course approved by the European Mentoring and Coaching Council, I’ve been an important part of this programme for the past seven years and, as a result of the cuts, am left feeling that my efforts at transforming careers are undervalued and unappreciated. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Whiplash: the myth that funds a £20bn gravy train image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 29th of April 2017 06:00:22 AM
....Ten years ago I was in a country lane in Leicestershire, indicating to turn right to go into a hotel for a family event. Seconds later my car was a write-off after a young driver careered round the bend, smashing into the rear of my VW Golf. ...
‘I would be cautious about CV writing services’ – our work expert responds image
....I’m a mid-50s employee working for a company that has terminated a successful internal coaching programme due to “lack of resources and funding”. Having graduated from a European Mentoring and Coaching Council approved coaching course, I had been an important part of this programme for seven years, and am left feeling that my efforts at transforming careers are undervalued and unappreciated. ...
From corporate life to conservation – how can I make the switch? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 28th of April 2017 06:00:03 AM
.... We then print the best of your comments alongside Jeremy’s own insights. I could really do with some good advice as I am at a crossroads with my career and need to figure out the next step. ...
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M&S to trial online food delivery service this autumn image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 06:10:06 PM
....”. Rowe, who began his retail career aged 15 as a Saturday boy at the M&S Croydon store in south London, and took over as chief executive last April, is seeking to revive the declining profits of the 132-year-old retailer. ...
How can companies cut the UK's class pay gap? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 05:30:08 AM
....As a starting point, says Katherine Chapman, director of the Living Wage Foundation, businesses can help social mobility simply by paying better wages to lower-paid workers. With less stress about how to make ends meet, it can be easier to concentrate on securing the next career step or promotion, she argues. ...
Andrew Tyrie to stand down as Conservative MP after 20 years image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 05:33:38 PM
....At a time when banks were starting to push back against tighter regulation, the Treasury committee insisted there should be a ringfence around the retail operations of banks. Tyrie’s political career began as a special adviser to the former chancellor Norman Lamont and he entered parliament in one of the Tory party’s safest seats in Tony Blair’s 1997 election landslide. ...
I want to put coaching at the heart of my work – how can I do that? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 24th of April 2017 06:00:04 AM
....I’m in my mid-50s and work for a company that recently terminated a successful internal coaching programme due to “lack of resources and funding”. Having done a coaching facilitator course approved by the European Mentoring and Coaching Council, I’ve been an important part of this programme for the past seven years and, as a result of the cuts, am left feeling that my efforts at transforming careers are undervalued and unappreciated. ...
'You're hired Mr Happy' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of April 2017 11:03:35 PM
....This has enabled Mr Timpson senior to write a newspaper column and release a number of business books, including his latest entitled Keys To Success. In addition to his career in business Mr Timpson has had a very busy family life. ...
Brand Masha image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 22nd of April 2017 11:27:22 PM
. Maria Sharapova faces the biggest challenge of her tennis career - namely her return to the sport after a 15-month drugs ban - and it is not just her continued sporting success that is in the spotlight. ...
BHS crash sets trend for a chain of closures on UK high streets image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 22nd of April 2017 03:00:17 PM
.... Appearing before MPs last year, Sherwood insisted that Goldman had “done a good job of highlighting the risks” of the deal, but would have done “substantially more” had it been paid. He resigned in November, but insisted BHS had nothing to do with his departure, saying it was “one blip in a 30-year career”. ...
Put just £40 a week aside to enjoy a happy retirement image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 22nd of April 2017 06:00:06 AM
....Now there are huge caveats. A large number of people won’t receive the full state pension, and not only people who had career breaks. ...
‘Invite a colleague to join you for a drink after work’ – our work expert responds image
....I can absolutely understand your sense of desolation but my strong instinct is that you mustn’t allow yourself to feel so defeated that you come to believe that your talents as a designer and ­illustrator will never be in demand again. Not only do I think that unlikely (whatever your recent experience would suggest) but also embarking on a ­different career path with no distinctive knowledge or qualifications could be an even more daunting prospect. ...
Growth in unpaid full-time internships raises fears for social mobility image
....Urban Outfitters is certainly not alone in looking for free labour. Unpaid internships are part of a growing trend that, according to critics, gives people from wealthy families an unfair leg-up in their careers. ...
Russia's secret image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 20th of April 2017 11:17:03 PM
...."My lecturer instilled in me the power of numbers and calculation, how it gives you the ability to predict things; in that sense the subject always felt magical," she says. Now Irina, 26, is a data scientist at Russian online lender, ID Finance, enjoying a lucrative career devising analytical models to determine loan eligibility. ...
Sadly it was money – not morals – that forced Fox to boot Bill O'Reilly | Lucia Graves image
. It would be less accurate to say that Bill O’Reilly’s career ended amid allegations of sexual harassment than to say it ended amid an advertising boycott. ...
With a whiff of sulphur, George Osborne was gone – but for how long? | Polly Toynbee image
.... With a straight face, he says his London Evening Standard editorship will give the public “straight facts and informed opinion to help them to make the big decisions Britain now faces about the kind of country we want to be”. That would be a first in his career. ...
The hippo at work image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 11:31:05 PM
...."You kind of see all the subordinates in the room glancing at each other defeated, [their faces] saying, 'are we really going ahead with this?'". Most of us have had to work for an overly dominating hippo at some time in our careers - a boss who staff feel unable to criticise, or whose every idea employees feel they have to praise. ...
George Osborne: history will not be kind to a man whose flaws led to Brexit image
.... As the architect of Cameron’s unexpected overall majority at the 2015 election, Osborne appeared to have the keys to 10 Downing Street there for the taking. Instead, he is living proof of Enoch Powell’s dictum that all political careers end in failure unless they are cut off in midstream at an opportune moment. ...
Coalition announces dramatic public service decentralisation plan image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 06:06:16 AM
....”. She said rural, regional and remote Australians deserved the careers and flow-on benefits offered by departments as much as capital city Australians did. ...
PENSION CRISIS: Women LAGGING behind in huge pensions gap image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 12:01:00 AM
....” . Women also struggle to save because of maternity leave and part-time working, as they juggle their career and children. ...
The Guardian view on apprenticeships: an invitation for employers to cheat | Editorial image
.... Scale back the ambition. Great strides in understanding weaknesses in Britain’s vocational and technical education have been made through Lord Sainsbury’s report on 16-plus educational choices and the Holman investigation into career guidance. ...
El Paso: the border city grappling with the ramifications of Trump's proposals image
....Like many El Pasoans, Moore is prone to wax lyrical about the good old days when the border was little more than a mild inconvenience. When Moore started his career in the city, he and his colleagues would nip across the border for cheap beers and pool after work. ...
How can I restart my publishing career after a break to care for my sick mum? image
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Facing the future image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 16th of April 2017 11:29:50 PM
....If robots beat humans at thinking, but humans beat robots at picking things off shelves, why not control a human body with a robot brain? . It may not be a fulfilling career choice, but you can't deny the logic. ...
Rise of the intern minority harms job hopes for the majority image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of April 2017 07:11:58 PM
....“Although Theresa May agrees that ‘advancement in today’s Britain is still too often determined by wealth or circumstance, by an accident of birth, rather than talent, and by privilege not merit’, one of the key routes into top jobs – internships – is closed off to many,” said Carys Roberts, IPPR research fellow. “It is extremely difficult to access internships in many sectors, and it’s those with the connections, know-how and the financial means who find it easiest to gain entry to this important career stage. ...
‘Your manager’s behaviour has been inexcusable’ – our work expert responds image
.... Instead, you’ve been attracted to the immediate pleasures of travel and Tefl – although you doubt that you want to remain in education. You now need to decide: do you, or do you not, intend to make a career that makes use of your long-term interest and your degree? If you take up that teaching offer in South Korea, you’ll simply be postponing that decision for yet another year. ...
Sensors, scanners and surveillance: at the expo to outfit Trump's border wall image
....The expo delivered a sobering riposte: the wall is on its way and set to transform immigration policy, with potentially grave consequences for millions of undocumented people. “I’m a career civil servant. ...
Strike threat after Royal Mail closes pension scheme image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 13th of April 2017 07:32:05 AM
....". The current Royal Mail pension scheme is based on a worker's average pay throughout his or her career, known as "career average". ...
Multi-skilled image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 11:33:04 PM
....Mr Chan arranged for Johnson to see surgeon Emmanuel Huguet, who later operated to remove the tumour and save his life. You would think that being a surgeon would be more than enough career-wise for most people, so why pursue another profession?. ...
Farfetch aims to end fashion faux pas with new service image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 03:52:00 PM
....The internet and other technologies are making near-instant delivery, customised products and laser-focused marketing increasingly common. Farfetch, which has forged a reputation as an online platform for high-end boutiques, was founded in London in 2008 by Jose Neves, a Portuguese entrepreneur who began his career in software and shoe design. ...
UK needs immigration to keep service industries going, says ONS image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 10:50:16 AM
.... About 15% of UK nationals were employed in jobs they were deemed to be over-educated for compared with almost two in five non-UK nationals. The statisticians say one explanation for the proportion classed as over-educated is that they may have sought employment in the UK to do lower-skilled jobs in order to experience life in the UK and gain other experiences, such as learning English, rather than as a career move. ...
Uber's head of communications quits scandal-hit cab app image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 08:49:11 AM
....In the midst of the crisis, Uber’s president Jeff Jones also quit, explicitly blaming the company’s corporate culture. “The beliefs and approach to leadership that have guided my career are inconsistent with what I saw and experienced at Uber,” he said at the time, “and I can no longer continue as president of the ride-sharing business. ...
Flyer beware: why the customer isn't always right at 40,000ft image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of April 2017 05:03:37 PM
....Airline professionals are astonished that United’s overbooking procedures, in a market where overbooking is prevalent, resulted in a passenger being allowed to board before they were subsequently dragged off. John Strickland, an industry consultant whose career has included managing the overbooking process at a major airline, says carriers now have sophisticated computer systems that calibrate whether flights can get away with being overbooked – right down to the specific route, the time of day and whether demand will surge due to holidays or special events. ...
Judges reject US banker's claim to be a genius in divorce case image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of April 2017 01:07:22 PM
....5bn fortune. Holman had ruled that although Work was an “astute businessman”, Gray was a “highly intelligent” woman who had given up her career to follow her husband to Tokyo, where he made hundreds of millions of pounds exploiting the Japanese financial crisis. ...
The good stuff image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 11:19:56 PM
.... . Erin Michelson's high-flying banking career took her to Hong Kong, Chicago, New York and San Francisco, where she rose to vice president and director of philanthropic management at Bank of America. ...
‘We will be forced to close’: Polish and Czech food stores post-Brexit image
.... She and her partner Krzysztof Wawrzkowicz, both Polish nationals, spotted their opportunity while they lived in Warsaw. They gave up high-powered careers in technology and telecoms to launch M&K Polish Goods. ...
Technology is a marvel – now let’s make it moral | Martha Lane Fox image
.... We have far and away the largest digital economy in Europe, but it is shockingly monolithic: according to Tech City’s 2017 Tech Nation report, men outnumber women three to one in more than half of our digital businesses. Imagine a Britain where more girls chose Stem (science, technology, engineering and maths) careers and more women built our tech products and services. ...
Brexit hasn’t happened yet – and it is changing all the time image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 9th of April 2017 06:00:00 AM
....It is a commonplace that Jeremy Corbyn was lukewarm at best in support of the Remain campaign, and one can hardly move in this country without people complaining that “there is no opposition”. So what hope is there, other than “events” – which may not be welcome in themselves, but which might provoke a rethink about this colossal waste of time and resources being devoted to Brexit? (I should much rather be writing about something else, by the way, but I regard this as the biggest crisis of my journalistic career. ...
My week as an Uber courier: my bike got stolen, but I kept my five-star rating image
.... I fill out an online form, watch a video explaining how the service works and take a test to make sure I’m paying attention. After passing, I’m rewarded with a link to download the app, and a flurry of text messages urging me to saddle up and get on with my new career. ...
Why BlackRock wants to pay George Osborne £650,000 a year | Nils Pratley image
.... But the firm’s standing as the trusted adviser to the Obama administration was also clearly helpful in expanding its global reach and picking up business from sovereign wealth funds. Fink, a Democrat, co-founded the firm in 1988 after his high-flying career as a bond market trader at US bank First Boston came to a humiliating halt when a bet on interest rates produced a $100m loss. ...
Gender pay gap image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 6th of April 2017 11:50:56 AM
.... . "Manufacturers offer enhanced and competitive maternity pay and schemes, flexible working and structured career and training plans. ...
Soviet saloon image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of April 2017 11:04:36 PM
.... But why the Lada Riva?. Mr Hughes, who gave up a career in teaching to write full-time for Practical Classics magazine, admits that Ladas were "deeply unfashionable" for years. ...
Gender pay gaps must be declared by UK companies image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of April 2017 10:57:09 PM
.... . "In fact, it's more to do with the fact that women are expected to take quite a lot of time out of their jobs after they have children, which interrupts their career progression, and many switch to part-time work when they do return to work. ...
Should we legislate against the gender pay gap? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of April 2017 01:25:35 PM
...." . He added: "To close the gender pay gap in the UK, businesses and the government need to work together to address careers advice, progression and support networks, like childcare. ...
Degrees of fear  image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 11:23:24 PM
....Hundreds of thousands of students are in a similar position. They have succeeded at school, and started university, with dreams of professional careers in fields such as medicine and law. ...
You're hired? New levy and tougher rules signal apprenticeship shakeup image
....But James Selka, chief executive of the Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA), says the government deserves credit for putting alternatives to university on the map. He feels the push from Whitehall is complementing work by business to present apprenticeships as an attractive route into a career. ...
Hull after Brexit – will the City of Culture regret voting out? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 2nd of April 2017 02:30:03 PM
....Speaking at the vast factory, one of the chosen recruits, Lewis Stones, 26, describes a patchy working life before Siemens. He began his career as an apprentice plumber before he was laid off in 2008 during the financial crash. ...
The lost generation: ‘I’m 30-something and still depressed and broke’ image
....So, take your mind back to January 2010, a unique period in which we weren’t as rich as we wanted to be and Labour’s leader was unpopular with voters. About eight months after I wrote that piece, I went for broke in my career, which took less time than I expected. ...
‘Don’t be apologetic, you’ve nothing to apologise for’ – our work expert responds image
....What are my options? I’m also worried about the potential backlash from my new colleagues. Should I quit and look for a more family friendly career?. ...
Clean up your act on diversity, government tells FTSE companies image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 11:36:15 AM
....The business minister Margot James said all FTSE-350 companies should take up key recommendations from a recent government-backed review into race in the workplace by the businesswoman Ruby McGregor-Smith. It concluded that helping black and minority ethnic people to progress in their careers at the same rate as their white counterparts could add £24bn a year to the British economy. ...
Improve shared parental leave to cut gender pay gap, urge MPs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of March 2017 05:00:19 AM
....The letter says the MPs were “very disappointed” that the recommendations had been rejected, and by the low takeup of parental leave shared between mothers and fathers. “We are particularly worried about gendered working culture that means that many men are worried that taking leave will be viewed negatively by their employer and limit their career,” they wrote. ...
Settle Brexit bill quickly to boost chance of free trade deal, say pro-EU Tories image
....But Anand Menon, professor of politics at Kings College London and director of the UK in a Changing EU thinktank, said remain politicians must avoid giving May an excuse to walk away from the table, rather than accept a compromise deal. “It seem to me that if the PM loses a vote on a deal she gets from Brexit that’s not good for her political career. ...
​Sweet Brexit: what sugar tells us about Britain’s future outside the EU image
.... A pair of size 9 safety boots loaned out to visitors still bear the name of food minister George Eustice, who toured the same squidgy mounds of unprocessed raw material earlier this month to learn what might flow in once the UK leaves Brussels trade rules behind. None of the government visitors can match Brexit secretary David Davis who – in a little-known career footnote – spent 17 years working for Tate & Lyle before becoming a politician, much of it battling against what its current American owners regard as the tyranny of European sugar regulation. ...
I have won my dream job and discovered I'm pregnant again – what should I do? image
....What are my options? I’m also worried about the potential backlash from my new colleagues. Should I quit and look for a more family-friendly career?. ...
Rehab to riches image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 11:06:33 PM
....In 1992, aged 21, he moved to Los Angeles with dreams of becoming a movie star. While the acting career never really took off, he started playing in local bands, and made a good living cleaning cars for Hollywood stars including Elizabeth Taylor and Jeff Bridges, and Guns N' Roses lead guitarist Slash. ...
Apprenticeship levy will deepen north-south divide, IPPR says image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 11:01:43 PM
....”. The government has sought to underscore how some of its funding will be targeted at young people most in need of help getting on a career path. ...
'Backward on pay' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 12:34:24 AM
....As intelligent women, we need to focus on demonstrating that a company will reduce their skillset by women leaving after having babies through not having appropriate choices. Maternity pay is a minor consideration when reflecting on a lesser career for the rest of your working life as a result of not having flexibility etc. ...
Pret a Manger to pay work experience recruits after criticism of unpaid scheme image
....Participants in Pret’s Big Experience Week would “get exposure to aspects of our business including food production, customer service, social responsibility [care for the homeless] and financial control”, the company said. With Brexit on the horizon, it said the new work experience programme was part of efforts to take on the “long-term challenge that Pret and the wider industry must meet to ensure hospitality is seen by Brits as a serious career choice”. ...
Pret a Manger looks to UK's teenagers to tackle looming staff crisis image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 07:00:03 AM
....Participants in Pret’s Big Experience Week will “get exposure to aspects of our business including food production, customer service, social responsibility (care for the homeless) and financial control”, according to the company, which did not reply to a request for clarification on expenses. With Brexit on the horizon, Pret said the new work experience programme was part of efforts to take on the “long-term challenge that Pret and the wider industry must meet to ensure hospitality is seen by Brits as a serious career choice”. ...
‘A truly terrible story, and not uncommon’ – our work expert responds image
....This is a truly terrible story; I only wish it was an uncommon one. There are all too many recorded instances, in both the public and private sectors, of well-intentioned, principled people who felt it their duty to bring clear malpractices to the notice of managements – only to be branded troublemakers and quite often frozen out of their careers. ...
Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 12:30:53 PM
....Secretary of State Rex Tillerson recused himself from the matter because of his previous role as chief executive of ExxonMobil. The permit was signed by an undersecretary of state for political affairs, career diplomat Tom Shannon. ...
From smugglers to supermarkets: the 'informal economy' touches us all image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 11:13:18 AM
.... They can be tools of accumulation and domination, or of support and relief. Thinking about informal economies therefore highlights features of our economies which are unregistered, and hence often ignored, but without which the price of clothes at Primark or the career of the current Foreign Secretary are difficult to explain. ...
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. ...
Bear trap  image
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. ...

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