UK Pay

NASCAR Facing F1-Style Cash Woes and Paying Drivers

Todd McCandless | Posted 25.03.2012 | UK
Todd McCandless

Let's face it, times are tough. The economic situation has just about every corner of life reeling with uncertainty and motor sport is no different. W...

The music has stopped in F1

Todd McCandless | Posted 13.02.2012 | UK
Todd McCandless

In the Formula One version of musical chairs, the music may be close to stopping and the vacant seats are few. Today's announcement by Scuderia Toro ...

Never in the Field of Human Conflict Was So Much Owed by So Few to So Many

Phil Pauley | Posted 22.01.2012 | Home
Phil Pauley

The obvious conclusion is that we live in a world of marked contrasts, of haves and have-nots and the have-nots are in the majority. The disadvantaged, malnourished and impoverished dominate the totals while the minority enjoy relative affluence in terms of good shelter, food, clean water, warmth, power services, health and wealth.

Average City Pay Rises To £83k, Managing Directors Enjoy 21% Increase

PA | Posted 20.01.2012 | UK

Average pay in the City of London has jumped by 12% to £83,000 in the last year, with managing directors enjoying a 21% increase to £237,000, a new ...

Directors' Bonuses - A Kick in the Teeth for Government Workers

Dave Prentis | Posted 28.12.2011 | UK Politics
Dave Prentis

Low paid local government workers are struggling to make ends meet right now - frozen pay, Government cuts and rising inflation have seen to that. This is why it is a kick in the teeth for them to hear that the pay of directors in the UK's top businesses have risen by 50% in the last year alone.

Top FTSE 100 Directors Enjoy 50% Pay Rise, Says Study

PA | Posted 27.12.2011 | UK

Directors in the country's top firms have seen their pay rise by almost 50% in the past year, taking their average earnings to just under £2.7 millio...

MoD Takes Money Back From Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

PA | Posted 26.12.2011 | UK

The Ministry of Defence has clawed back money paid to a soldier killed in Afghanistan because he died before the end of the month. The family of La...

Tube Drivers' Pay To Exceed £50,000

PA | Posted 03.12.2011 | UK

PA -- Tube drivers in the capital will see their pay go over the £50,000 a year mark under a four-year wage deal negotiated between London Undergroun...

Public Sector Squeezed Harder Over Pay Rises

PA | Posted 26.09.2011 | UK Politics

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- The gap between pay rises for workers in the public sector and private firms has widened in recent months, new research has revea...

Sainsbury's Staff In Pay Protest

Press Association | Posted 11.09.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Workers from Sainsbury's stores will stage a protest outside the firm's annual general meeting in a row over pay. Unite said t...

Public Sector Workers Paid 8% More Than Their Private Sector Counterparts

Press Association | Posted 04.09.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION - The gap in average earnings between employees in the private and public sectors has widened, with state workers paid nearly 8% mor...