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UK retirement savings hit all-time low, Scottish Widows reports

An increasing number of people in the UK are saving nothing for their retirement, a survey from pension provider Scottish Widows has revealed. The eighth annual Scottish Widows Pensions Report 2012, which is … Continue reading “UK retirement savings hit all-time low, Scottish Widows reports”


US recruiting firm CTParners agrees to acquire German rival Farin & Co

US executive recruiter CTPartners Executive Search Inc (NYSEAMEX:CTP) said it had put its signature on a letter of intent (LoI) for the purchase of German-based peer Farin & Company. CTPartners offered no information … Continue reading “US recruiting firm CTParners agrees to acquire German rival Farin & Co”


UK prime minister announces Airbus contract in Indonesia as Far East trade tour continues

Prime Minister David Cameron, who is visiting Indonesia as part of a four-day trade tour of the Far East, today announced a GBP326m Airbus contract with Indonesian airline Garuda. The PM said that … Continue reading “UK prime minister announces Airbus contract in Indonesia as Far East trade tour continues”


Women bear the brunt of unemployment

Out of 28,000 people that lost their jobs between November and January, 22,000 were women. That means a staggering eight out of ten workers to lose their jobs were female. The latest employment … Continue reading “Women bear the brunt of unemployment”


Network Rail staff face the sack if they live 75mins away from headquarters

A union has claimed that Network Rail staff are being threatened with redundancy if they live further than 75 minutes travelling time from the new Milton Keynes headquarters. According to the Transport Salaried … Continue reading “Network Rail staff face the sack if they live 75mins away from headquarters”


Benefits fraudster had £90,000 in the bank

A FRAUDSTER claimed over £30,000 in benefits – despite having a nest egg of more than £90,000 in 26 separate bank accounts, a court was told.   Inam Ul-Haq, of Walsall, West Midlands, … Continue reading “Benefits fraudster had £90,000 in the bank”


Who needs a degree? UK’s self-made vocational elite worth £17.6 billion

 A-level students might think twice about their career options as research released to celebrate WorldSkills London 2011 the UK’s biggest showcase of vocational skills for over 20 years reveals the riches accrued by … Continue reading “Who needs a degree? UK’s self-made vocational elite worth £17.6 billion”


Britains got talent benefit fraud

THE mother of a Britain’s Got Talent finalist has been exposed as a benefits cheat after receiving more then GBP20,000 in social security she was not entitled to. Mandy Davis, mother of dance … Continue reading “Britains got talent benefit fraud”


UK Employment on the Rise: 49,000 New Jobs Created in June

Ask many Britons what they think of the ‘economic recovery’ and you’ll be hit with a fairly sceptical response. While the country’s economy continues to return to health, many of those left out … Continue reading “UK Employment on the Rise: 49,000 New Jobs Created in June”


Japan’s 1990s Recession Could Hit the USA, Experts Warn

Throughout the 1990s, Japan experienced an asset price bubble which halted economic growth for the better part of a decade. Residents call it the ‘lost decade’, while those outside of the country with … Continue reading “Japan’s 1990s Recession Could Hit the USA, Experts Warn”


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