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WORKERS ARE SPENDING MORE ON LUNCH THAN ON THEIR ANNUAL UTILITY BILL

Lunchtime spending is on the rise; almost a third (31%) of Brits in work or full time education admit to going shopping during their lunch break, and of these, 70% do so once a week or more, according to new research by Wonga, with the average millennial (18 -34 year olds) now spending approximately £245² […]

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MORE THAN FOUR IN FIVE WOULD HIDE JACKPOT WIN FROM THEIR BOSSES

More than four in five employees would not tell their boss about a substantial lottery win. A survey of 2,000 UK adults by online games destination, WinkSlots.com as part of the Working After Winning Report revealed that just 8% would admit to how much they had won.  Almost half (46%) would however confide in their […]

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BRITISH OFFICES ARE FULL OF FRIDGE RAIDERS

Employees look in the fridge or food cupboard 13 times per day, according to new research. A survey of UK workers carried out by leading household appliances retailer, AppliancesDirect.co.uk, revealed Brits look in the fridge 8 times and the cupboards 5 times per day on average. The research, which looked in to the eating habits […]

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TWO IN THREE RETAIL WORKERS SATISFIED WITH THEIR JOBS: BUT RETAIL LAGS BEHIND FS AND TRAVEL AND LEISURE

Two-thirds (68%) of UK workers in the retail sector are currently satisfied in their jobs, according to the Qualtrics Pulse – a new 2017 benchmark of how engaged today’s employees feel within their work environments from Qualtrics, the leader in employee engagement software. The Qualtrics Pulse surveyed 2,300 UK workers using the Qualtrics Employee ExperienceTM management […]

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FINANCIAL OMBUDSMAN – LAURA ASHLEY AND LADBROKES AMONG WORST COMPANIES TO WORK FOR

The Glassdoor website holds a database of millions of company reviews curated by those who know the company best — their employees. The Telegraph browsed dozens of company profiles on the platform and randomly selected 10 that had a rating of 2.6/5 or less – the average overall rating across the site is 3.3/5. These are not the 10 worst rated firms […]

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TUC URGES WORKERS TO ‘SCORE’ EMPLOYERS IN BID TO IMPROVE RIGHTS AND PAY

The TUC is launching a new drive to make sure workers are paid the rate for their jobs, giving them the chance to “score” their employer. Under a Great Jobs Agenda, the TUC wants workers to check if women are paid fairly, workplaces are safe and disabled people and parents are supported. TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady will tell […]

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SOME RELIEF FOR BA AS CABIN CREW SUSPEND FOUR DAY STRIKE

British Airways cabin crew have suspended a planned four-day strike. Around 2,900 staff had been due to walk out from Friday in a long-running dispute about pay and benefits. BA had said the crew’s pay and rewards are in line with competitors but Unite said the action was about benefits not being reinstated for crew […]