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FTSE 100 CFO turnover reaches post-financial crisis peak

FTSE 100 CFOs are changing jobs more frequently than at any stage since the beginning of the financial crisis

26 Nov 2014

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Analysis

Employment Appeal Tribunal alters holiday costs for employers

Employers will need to make provisions for increased costs in light of holiday pay ruling, writes John Harding

24 Nov 2014

News

Holiday pay must include overtime

The employment appeal tribunal (EAT) has ruled that overtime should be included in holiday pay.

04 Nov 2014

Analysis

A new attraction to employee share plans

Rules changes have the potential to make employee share plans attractive to more private companies. Robert Postlethwaite explains the main changes

04 Nov 2014

Opinion

Macro View: Soaring US dollar could unleash nasty global tremors

If upward pressures on the dollar escalate, its strength could become malignant and the blessing could become a curse

07 Oct 2014

Opinion

Geopolitical threats endanger growth prospects

New geopolitical threats are accentuating concerns that the global economy may be facing a prolonged period of low growth

11 Aug 2014

Opinion

Dissatisfaction with ‘European project’ threatens recovery

The basic obstacle to stronger eurozone growth is lack of structural reforms which hampers the region’s dynamism and supply potential

13 Jun 2014

News

Year of growth stokes service sector optimism

CBI survey finds businesses are hiring in significant numbers after a strong year

27 May 2014

News

Half a million new jobs expected in next 12 months

An increase of 2.2% is expected in employee numbers over the coming year

12 May 2014

News

UK enters two-speed jobs market

Competition for skilled finance professionals has increased over the last year

03 Apr 2014

News

FTSE 100 bonuses fall for third consecutive year

New BIS pay disclosure rules sees bonuses reduced and pay frozen for FTSE 100 executives

01 Apr 2014

Opinion

Markets ignoring warning signs at their peril

Even if a new European conflict involving Russia can be avoided, the global recovery is facing serious challenges

24 Mar 2014

Opinion

Markets worried about China's slowdown

Nervousness has been linked to Federal Reserve tapering and signs that Chinese growth is slowing. But this is unlikely to produce a market rout

26 Feb 2014

Opinion

Carney's forward guidance replaced by traditional policymaking

The Bank of England has returned to a more traditional style of policymaking, writes George Buckley

14 Feb 2014

News

UK business confidence at record high

Confidence among UK businesses reaches highest point in 22 years, BDO report finds

10 Feb 2014

News

Cautious start to New Year as risks are still lurking

2014 may prove a bumpier year than many now anticipate, and making money will be more difficult in 2014 than in 2013

16 Jan 2014

News

Period of non-exec pay rises comes to an end

Median base fee level for FTSE 100 non-executive directors falls for first time in five years

13 Jan 2014

Analysis

Government gets tough on employment of illegal workers

The government aims to get tough on rogue employers with changes to the prevention of illegal working regime, writes Natasha Chell

25 Nov 2013

Analysis

Government launches review of zero-hours contracts

The government is reviewing the use of zero-hours contracts, which is likely to lead to rule changes, finds Kim Hoque

24 Sep 2013

Opinion

Carney's forward guidance takes a backward step

Critics are already picking holes in Mark Carney’s forward guidance policy

13 Sep 2013

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Employment Appeal Tribunal alters holiday costs for employers

Employers will need to make provisions for increased costs in light of holiday pay ruling, writes John Harding

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