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....". On the plus side, more than 80% of mothers work and Sweden leads the industrialised world in terms of public sector gender equality, according to the OECD; but Allbright's research shows the private sector - and the rapidly growing startup scene - is struggling to keep up. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....Government borrowing was at its highest April level for three years, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Public sector net borrowing, excluding public sector banks, was £10. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....The TUC has urged the next government to take action to boost pay as it warned that borrowing to top up wages was poised to breach the record levels hit just before the financial crisis of a decade ago. Frances O’Grady, the TUC general secretary, expressed alarm at the steady increase in unsecured debt – which excludes mortgages – and called for a higher minimum wage and an end to the tough pay curbs in the public sector. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Canavan likened a reduction in royalties – the price of extracting Australian resources – to lease incentives regularly received by commonwealth departments such as “rent-free periods when they go into a new building”. “Commercial operators provide that all the time, to the private and public sector,” he told Radio National on Tuesday. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... The numbers in employment were up by over 120,000 in the first quarter of this year – the biggest quarterly increase since the EU referendum. Construction and private services are the main sectors generating jobs in the UK currently – while employment is flatlining in manufacturing and the public sector. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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'Workers are being punished by Brexit' – experts debate the data image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 25th of May 2017 11:14:25 AM
.... The numbers in employment were up by over 120,000 in the first quarter of this year – the biggest quarterly increase since the EU referendum. Construction and private services are the main sectors generating jobs in the UK currently – while employment is flatlining in manufacturing and the public sector. ...
TUC urges government to help boost pay as debt nears record levels image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 25th of May 2017 05:01:19 AM
....The TUC has urged the next government to take action to boost pay as it warned that borrowing to top up wages was poised to breach the record levels hit just before the financial crisis of a decade ago. Frances O’Grady, the TUC general secretary, expressed alarm at the steady increase in unsecured debt – which excludes mortgages – and called for a higher minimum wage and an end to the tough pay curbs in the public sector. ...
Government borrowing at three-year April high image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of May 2017 09:24:08 AM
....Government borrowing was at its highest April level for three years, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Public sector net borrowing, excluding public sector banks, was £10. ...
Adani royalty rate akin to 'rent free' period in Galilee Basin, Matt Canavan says image
....Canavan likened a reduction in royalties – the price of extracting Australian resources – to lease incentives regularly received by commonwealth departments such as “rent-free periods when they go into a new building”. “Commercial operators provide that all the time, to the private and public sector,” he told Radio National on Tuesday. ...
Fair shares? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 21st of May 2017 12:04:00 AM
....". On the plus side, more than 80% of mothers work and Sweden leads the industrialised world in terms of public sector gender equality, according to the OECD; but Allbright's research shows the private sector - and the rapidly growing startup scene - is struggling to keep up. ...
National Grid boss says Labour plan will stall green energy drive image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 18th of May 2017 05:00:40 PM
....Pettigrew, who joined National Grid shortly after it was privatised in 1990, said the costs of transmitting power across the UK had come down 40% since public ownership. Private companies would be better suited than the public sector to paying the £230bn-£462bn annual investment needed globally to switch to clean energy, he claimed, citing a figure from a recent report. ...
Unemployment is at its lowest since 1975, so why do people feel worse off? | Larry Elliott image
.... It is unprecedented for record levels of employment to coincide with the workforce getting poorer. One reason for the weakness of earnings growth is the ferocious squeeze on public sector pay, which – stripped of bonus payments – is rising at just 1. ...
General election 2017: Lib Dems promise £100-a-week for entrepreneurs' living costs image
....The party has already said it wants to do more to encourage shared parenting and promote work-life balance by offering new fathers an extra month of paid paternity leave. On Monday, the Lib Dems outlined plans to abolish the pay cap on the public sector, which limits pay rises for staff in schools and hospitals to 1% per year until 2020, and to boost spending on policing. ...
Reality Check: What's been going on with pay? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 15th of May 2017 02:49:56 PM
....But all of these figures are based on averages, which do not help with the experiences of different areas and sectors of the country. Many workers in the public sector have had pay increases capped at 1%, which has generally been below the rate of inflation. ...
General election 2017: Workers' rights protections promised by Tories image
....GMB general secretary Tim Roache said achieving the greatest expansion of workers' rights by a Conservative government "wouldn't be that hard to achieve given recent history". He called for an end to the squeeze on public sector pay and to the "wide scale abuse" of agency contracts. ...
General election 2017: Lib Dems would end public sector pay squeeze image
....Nurses and teachers could be £780 better off by 2021 as part of Lib Dem plans to help struggling workers. The party wants to abolish the pay cap on the public sector, which limits pay rises for staff in schools and hospitals to 1% per year until 2020. ...
Is Labour's manifesto living in fantasy land? Quite the opposite | Larry Elliott image
.... Fantasy Island, as the title suggests, was not exactly flattering about Britain’s departing PM. It painted a picture of Britain as mired in debt, where the public sector was on the brink of meltdown, where the country was trying to play the part of world policeman on the cheap, and where the growing size of the trade deficit exposed the perils of allowing manufacturing to shrivel. ...
BT deserves credit – clawing back boss's bonus is common sense | Nils Pratley image
....The smack of firm governance will give BT’s shareholders some comfort as they assess a year in which almost the only bright spot was the clean integration of mobile operator EE. The public sector market was weak, the global services division needs a job-cutting overhaul, and the TV business ended the year with a “soft” quarter. ...
BT chief's pay package slashed by £4m over Italian accounting scandal image
.... “Although good progress has been made in a number of areas, unfortunately our performance has been significantly affected by the accounting irregularities in our Italian business, the issues that arose in Openreach . the significant challenges we faced in the UK public sector and international corporate markets. ...
UK pay growth outlook is 'among gloomiest in advanced economies' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of May 2017 11:01:04 PM
.... And now even more pain is on the horizon,” she said. O’Grady also called for an end to public sector pay restrictions after warnings earlier this week from hospital bosses that NHS staff are quitting to stack shelves in supermarkets instead of caring for patients because they are so demoralised by years of getting pay rises of only 1% or nothing. ...
UK firms struggle to find employees – even before Brexit bites image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of May 2017 05:01:52 AM
....The report was compiled for REC by the consultancy IHS Markit using data from a panel of 400 recruitment firms. It showed demand for staff rose sharply across the private sector in April, but declined across the public sector. ...
New rules spark sharp rise in health and safety fines image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 8th of May 2017 03:43:11 PM
.... . BLM said that as a sector construction had paid the most in fines, followed by manufacturing, leisure, logistics and transport, industrials and the public sector. ...
Macronomics image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 8th of May 2017 07:46:22 AM
'Your job is affecting your health and relationships' – our work expert responds image
.... Pricklygirl. • Try a public sector role for one of the Defra agencies, eg Natural England or the Environment Agency. ...
Scaling success image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 2nd of May 2017 11:15:46 PM
....He points out that producers have worked hard alongside the SSPO and the Scottish Food and Drink trade body to promote the fish. The public sector's contribution has been significant too, through Scottish Development International, the government agency that promotes exports. ...
Greece will avoid default after bailout deal – but faces more austerity image
....6bn or 2% of gross domestic product. “It will be a very hot spring,” Odysseus Trivalas, acting president of the union of public sector employees, told the Guardian. ...
Theresa May promised to tackle greedy bosses – instead she’s helping them | Polly Toynbee image
....Nothing in the government’s election campaign so far suggests remedies for the great social dysfunctions May listed in her first speech. Top pay in itself is only an emblem of a deeper malaise, with the Institute for Fiscal Studies warning that May’s regime is set to cause inequality to rise as steeply as it did under Margaret Thatcher, with wages stagnant or falling, benefits cut and public sector pay dropping by 12%. ...
General election: May paves way for end to pledges on NI and income tax image
....The response led to an angry reaction from nursing chiefs. The RCN’s chief executive, Janet Davies, said the 1% cap on basic pay increases in the public sector was “fuelling a recruitment and retention crisis” that was risking patient safety. ...
General election 2017: May says Tories would not raise VAT image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 30th of April 2017 09:26:03 AM
....". Labour is also unveiling a "20-point plan" to tackle what it calls the "rigged economy", including increasing the minimum wage, banning zero hours contracts and ending the public sector pay freeze. ...
Labour party pledges to outlaw all zero-hours contracts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 29th of April 2017 09:01:09 PM
. Labour has pledged to ban all zero-hours contracts, put a halt to unpaid internships and end the pay cap on public sector staff in an unashamedly leftwing pitch to British workers. ...
Brexit economy: living standards are falling as the snap election looms image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 10:38:58 AM
....But while inflation is expected to climb higher, wage growth looks set to slow. Employers are grappling with higher costs that give them less leeway for pay rises and the government continues to implement a public sector pay freeze. ...
Saudi Arabia's King Salman reverses public sector pay cuts image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of April 2017 06:39:53 AM
....Prince Khalid, the new ambassador in Washington, is a fighter pilot who has trained in the US and carried out air strikes against the so-called Islamic State (IS) group in Syria. The decree said the pay cuts for ministers and government employees - the first in the country, where about two-thirds of working Saudis are employed in the public sector - had been in response to falling oil prices, which sank to a low of $28 (£21) a barrel last January. ...
Presidential challenge image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 20th of April 2017 03:10:40 PM
.... What it means by that is that the debt burden could rise quite rapidly if weak economic growth undermines tax revenue. Another feature of the French government finances is that the public sector is one of the largest. ...
Green Investment Bank sold to Australian firm Macquarie image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 20th of April 2017 09:25:36 AM
....He said the Green Investment Bank had been "very successful in attracting private capital to the UK's green economy". "It now makes sense to move it into the private sector where it will be free from the constraints of public sector ownership, allowing it to build further on its success," he said. ...
The Guardian view on apprenticeships: an invitation for employers to cheat | Editorial image
.... More problematic is that since most of the levy will be raised in London, it will be spent in London – not so good for Manchester, say, or Liverpool. It is also being levied on the public sector, which can ill afford it. ...
Employment is high, skills are in demand. So why is pay still not rising? | Larry Elliott image
.... The movers are able to negotiate better pay deals than the stayers. A third is that the 1% pay limit for the public sector – which accounts for about one in six employees – is dragging down overall earnings growth. ...
Living standards in UK fall for the first time since 2014 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 12:14:56 PM
....The Resolution Foundation said 40% of the workforce were affected by falling real wages. Stephen Clarke, an economist at the thinktank, said: “Britain’s brief pay recovery has come to an end; 40% of the workforce are experiencing shrinking pay packets, according to the latest figures, in sectors ranging from accommodation to finance and the public sector. ...
UK needs immigration to keep service industries going, says ONS image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 10:50:16 AM
....They are also particularly important to financial and business services where they make up 12% of the workforce and include 382,000 EU nationals. Migrants are also essential to keep the public sector going with 701,000 non-UK nationals working in public administration, education and health sectors. ...
Firms dispute Jeremy Corbyn's claim they pay bills late image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of April 2017 12:11:53 PM
....". Mr Corbyn said that if Labour won the next election, it would consider fining late payers and require companies bidding for public sector contracts to pay suppliers within 30 days. ...
Southern rail boss paid £495,000 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 10th of April 2017 10:09:03 AM
....“A Labour government would bring the railways into public ownership as franchising agreements lapsed, a policy which has wide support right across the country. Accordingly, under Labour the railways would be run in the public sector, in the best interests of taxpayers and passengers alike. ...
Gender pay gap image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 6th of April 2017 11:50:56 AM
....". Any voluntary, private or public sector company with 250 or more workers has to publish its annual gender pay data from April 2017. ...
Gender pay gaps must be declared by UK companies image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of April 2017 10:57:09 PM
....About half of the UK workforce will be affected by the new reporting rules, which encompass 9,000 employers and more than 15 million employees. Firms must publish a snapshot of their employee pay as at 5 April 2017 if they are a private business or charity, or 31 March 2017 for those in the public sector. ...
Up to 100,000 UK jobs at risk as Merkel and Juncker ally warns on euro clearing image
....The Liberal Democrats’ treasury spokesperson, Susan Kramer, said: “The hard Brexit chosen by this government is set to take a wrecking ball to the UK financial sector, threatening thousands of jobs and billions of pounds of tax revenue. “That will mean more public sector cuts and hospitals and schools not getting the funding they need. ...
Two million workers receive 4% pay rise image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 31st of March 2017 09:17:02 PM
....Experts are predicting a sustained period during which prices will rise faster than wages, leaving people worse off in real terms. This is particularly acute for public sector workers. ...
Chinese firm MTR to help operate UK's South West trains franchise image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 07:52:43 AM
....Mick Cash, general secretary of the RMT, pointed out that the deal would mean about 75% of UK rail routes would soon be operated by state-owned foreign companies, after an Italian state firm took over C2C. “Once again the government has refused to consider the public sector option for a major rail franchise and instead it’s a foreign state operator, in this case the Chinese state, which is set to make a killing at the British taxpayers’ expense,” he said. ...
South West Trains: Hong Kong firm MTR to help run rail franchise image
.... . But Mick Cash, RMT General Secretary, said the government had "refused to consider the public sector option for a major rail franchise". ...
Council tax bills to rise in nine out of 10 English local authorities image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 11:01:43 PM
....6%, the leader of the council said he hoped the decision would encourage others to “think completely outside the box”. Ferris Cowper said the local authority had taken “balanced risks” in bucking the national trend and proving “there is a completely different way of running the public sector”. ...
The British jobs Brexit makes hard to fill image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 04:00:06 PM
....Official figures reveal that the number of EU-born workers in the UK fell by 50,000 between October and December to 2. 3 million, in a decline led by people working in banking, the public sector and construction. ...
How one council is beating Britain's housing crisis image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 07:00:02 AM
....”. However councils still struggle with the national political restraint on local authority borrowing to build homes because it counts towards public sector deficit and national debt figures. ...
Brexit economy: UK faces squeeze on living standards image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 10:30:30 AM
....Some companies say skills shortages are exacerbating their cost pressures amid early signs that some EU migrants are starting to leave the UK. The Resolution Foundation thinktank said its analysis of official figures showed the biggest falls in EU workers were among graduates and those working in banking, the public sector and construction. ...
FTSE CEOs 'earn 386 times more than workers on national living wage' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 06:30:27 AM
....”. The trust’s “pay tracker” report highlights the big gaps between FTSE bosses such as Sir Martin Sorrell of advertising firm WPP, who was awarded more than £40m in 2016, and public sector workers, who have seen their incomes squeezed by years of austerity. ...
Rising food and fuel prices hoist UK inflation rate to 2.3% image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 11:27:08 AM
....The ONS also published figures on the public finances on Tuesday, showing chancellor Philip Hammond remained on track to cut the deficit this financial year. Strong tax receipts helped cut public sector net borrowing to £1. ...
Low UK interest rates 'hurt productivity but saved jobs' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 08:03:10 PM
...."What would be in it for frontier companies? A more productive supply chain is clearly in their interests. The public sector could also play a useful nudging role in its procurement practices," Mr Haldane said in his speech. ...
NHS trust triples injury payout to £9.3m under controversial new rules image
....75%. In documents published after the budget, it emerged the government’s finances will take a near-£6bn hit as a result of the increased bill faced by the NHS and other parts of the public sector as a result of the changes made to the way compensation awards will now be calculated. ...
Jones Bootmaker is on the brink – but it's not all gloom on the high street image
....The reasons for this transformation is obvious: de-industrialisation and the growth of employment in the non-unionised service sector; curbs on the power of trade unions; an increase in labour supply. In addition, the one area where trade union density remains high – the public sector – is subject to a 1% pay cap. ...
UK unemployment is as low as 1975 – but why aren't wages rising? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 11:18:08 AM
....The reasons for this transformation is obvious: deindustrialisation and the growth of employment in the non-unionised service sector; curbs on the power of trade unions; an increase in labour supply. In addition, the one area where trade union density remains high – the public sector – is subject to a 1% pay cap. ...
Jobless rate down but wage growth slows image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 09:32:42 AM
....The latest data showed that wages are growing at the slowest rate since April of last year. "This weakness was broad based, with wage growth moderating in the financial and business services, distribution, construction and public sectors," said Samuel Tombs, chief UK economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics. ...
Public sector workers first to face cut in real pay, says thinktank image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 07:32:43 AM
....The Resolution Foundation said the situation for 5. 4 million public sector workers is expected to worsen over the rest of the decade as pay restraint and high inflation eat into their take-home pay and living standards. ...
Bailiff industry still problematic, say charities image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 08:00:16 AM
.... They have called on the industry to be independently regulated and for a free, clear process to complain about bailiffs to be introduced. Bailiffs (or enforcement agents) collect debts owed to local authorities, the tax man and other public sector bodies such as the Child Maintenance Service, consumer credit lenders and utility companies. ...
UK economy will grow more strongly than expected, says BCC image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 07:01:15 AM
....Its survey, based on responses from 2,119 UK employers, found hiring confidence had fallen sharply in London and Scotland, the two strongest remain-supporting regions of the UK. Manpower’s overall net employment outlook, covering the private and public sectors, dropped to +5% from +7% three months ago, showing there were still slightly more employers who planned to hire staff than cut them. ...
Too many firms game the system. They should be transforming lives  | Aditya Chakrabortty image
.... On the other, private employers who can’t and won’t live up to the promises made by ministers and the models confected by mandarins. When David Cameron began his austerity cuts, his pledge was that the private sector would fill in the gaps left by the shrinking public sector. ...
Trump faces formidable institutional obstacles – so what can he do? | Barry Eichengreen image
....Trump’s other flagship proposal is a $1tn infrastructure programme. But this initiative will run headlong into deficit concerns, and it is fundamentally at odds with Republican scepticism about big government, and specifically about the public sector’s capacity to carry out investment plans efficiently. ...
UK workers record lowest rate of sick days since records began image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 02:48:44 PM
....The ONS said the groups with the highest rates of sickness absence were women, older workers, those with long-term health conditions, smokers, public health sector workers and those working in the largest organisations. “The groups that have seen the greatest reduction in sickness absence rates over the past two decades are workers with long-term health conditions, workers aged 50 to 64, and those in the public sector,” it said. ...
Budget 2017: manifesto row clouds chancellor's attempt at low-key package image
....”. The government was also criticised by the Association of British Insurers for a self-inflicted near-£6bn hit to its finances as a result of the increased bill faced by the NHS and other parts of the public sector due to changes to the way compensation awards for botched operations and other errors are calculated. ...
Government finances face near-£6bn hit over changes to personal injury payouts image
. The government’s finances will take a near-£6bn hit as a result of the increased bill faced by the NHS and other parts of the public sector as a result of changes made to the way compensation awards for botched operations and other errors are calculated. ...
Philip Hammond's budget is a long way from tackling future challenges | Larry Elliot image
.... Part of the uncertainty is due to Brexit but not all of it. Real incomes were always going to be squeezed this year by welfare cuts, pay restraint in the public sector and the rising inflation caused by the bounce back in oil prices. ...
Philip Hammond breaks manifesto pledge with budget tax grab image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 04:05:32 PM
....Hammond sought to underscore government policies to “help ordinary working families” such as support with childcare costs and the “national living wage”. But he disappointed anti-poverty campaigners who had urged him to do more for those on the lowest incomes by scaling back welfare cuts and abandoning a freeze on the pay of public sector workers. ...
UK growth forecast for 2017 revised up image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 02:12:25 PM
...." . The OBR said: "The government remains on track to meet its targets for the structural deficit and public sector net debt. ...
Budget: Money for robots, cars and 5G image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 02:04:53 PM
.... . In addition, the government wants there to be full-fibre connections to public sector buildings including schools and hospitals. ...
High levels of violence and use of force at last G4S-run child jail, report finds image
....Oakhill is the last of the three G4S-run child jails. Medway STC was taken back into the public sector after the Panorama undercover exposé and a third STC, Rainsbrook in Northamptonshire, was transferred to MTC Novo last year. ...
BT's £1.2bn Champions League splurge is price of staying in Sky game image
....In January, BT stunned investors by admitting that an accounting scandal at its Italian arm was much worse than first thought, triggering one of its biggest ever one-day share price falls and wiping £8bn off its shares. The Italian crisis, as well as the revelation of a significant slowdown in UK public sector work and orders from international companies, prompted BT’s first profit warning in almost a decade. ...
Philip Hammond vows UK will fight back if it gets bad Brexit deal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 5th of March 2017 11:06:21 AM
....Former prime minister Major said last week that Theresa May’s government must avoid souring the article 50 negotiations with “cheap rhetoric” and give voters an honest warning about the risks of Brexit. Hammond went on to confirm that the government is prepared to cut business taxes to attract investment away from the EU – a move that is widely seen as leading to further public sector cuts. ...
Budget 2017: No 'spending sprees', Hammond warns image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 5th of March 2017 02:20:28 AM
....Writing in the Sunday Times, he said that calls for "massive borrowing to fund huge spending sprees" were "reckless, unsustainable and unfair on our young people who would be left to deal with the consequences". Public sector net debt - not including public sector banks - was £1. ...
More than half of new-build homes in England 'have major faults' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 07:01:10 AM
....”. Public land should be invested in public-private partnerships to deliver affordable homes and generate long-term revenues for the public sector. ...
UK’s housing market is broken, and only a radical solution can fix it | Peter Hetherington image
....Ministers, implicitly critical of the building industry, have floated the idea of giving powers to the Land Registry, which logs house transactions and – ostensibly – ownership of land, to try to uncover the scale of the problem. There is even a strong hint that the public sector – councils and government agencies – rather than developers should get the financial benefit from an uplift in land value once planning permission is granted. ...
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
....”. She also called on the public sector to set good examples on hiring, mentoring and promotion and to ensure that when government contracts are awarded they go to bidders who show a commitment to diversity. ...
German budget surplus highest since 1990 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 02:29:14 PM
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
....“The simple point about John Lewis is that it’s been successful partly because of its model, which is all about owners [the employees] giving that extra commitment and therefore a better service experience,” said Street. “So then you say, ‘OK, where else is labour-intensive and this differential effort could make an impact?’ What we want to look at is the opportunity for mutuals in the public sector here. ...

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