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GLOBAL SURVEY HIGHLIGHTS WORKPLACE SAVINGS KEY FOR RETIREMENT INCOME

A global study looking into people’s retirement outlook revealed that the UK is world leading in ensuring that workplace savings are a key to providing retirement income. The research*, carried out by Aegon in 15 countries across the Americas, Europe, Asia and Australia, provides insights on what retirement means to people across the globe. While […]

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STILL A HUGE GAP IN INCOMES AND LIVING STANDARDS BETWEEN DIFFERENT ETHNIC GROUPS

There are still “huge gaps” in living standards between different ethnicities living in Britain, research suggests. A typical Bangladeshi household earns £8,900 less than that of a white British household, while a Pakistani household earns £8,700 less, according to the Resolution Foundation. The think tank said a typical black African family also earned £5,600 less than […]

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Redefining Customer Centricity

Historically most businesses consider that if their product or service saves customers time, money or effort then then are on the right track for success. While this may have some truth to it, research shows that it’s not that simplistic. In a recent Harvard Business Review article it was suggested that what customer’s value may […]

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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 […]