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Britons feel a boost in their finances from rising wages – survey

FILE PHOTO – Office workers are seen in the London Place business district near Tower Bridge in central London February 9, 2011. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – British households reported the strongest growth in at least a decade in Read more ›

UK pay gap between CEOs and staff widens – lobby group

The earnings of Britain’s top bosses will match a typical worker’s entire annual salary even faster than last year, hitting the mark by Friday lunchtime, a report by the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development and High Pay Centre said. Read more ›

Tesla must defend lawsuit alleging abuse of foreign workers

(Reuters) – A federal judge has ruled that Tesla must defend itself at a trial over allegations it knew foreign workers at its California assembly plant were threatened with deportation if they reported an injury and worked long shifts that Read more ›

Pay awards by UK firms pick up after brief lull – XpertHR

LONDON (Reuters) – Average pay rises awarded by British employers grew more quickly in the three months to August after a short slowdown, according to a survey published on Thursday. A construction worker walks past a poster in London, Britain, Read more ›

UK pay growth beats forecasts as hiring levels off

LONDON (Reuters) – British workers’ pay excluding bonuses picked up faster than expected during the three months to July to a rate that has not been beaten in three years, as businesses found it harder to hire staff, official figures Read more ›

Air France-KLM shares fall, Dutch pilots threaten to strike

AMSTERDAM/PARIS (Reuters) – Air France-KLM (AIRF.PA) shares fell on Friday in response to the hostile reception from unions to the company’s new boss Benjamin Smith, while the airline’s Dutch pilots threatened to strike over working conditions. FILE PHOTO: The Air Read more ›