The Gender Pay Gap Problem: Why We All Need to Stand Together

Samantha Webb | Posted 27.03.2017 | UK
Samantha Webb

The gender pay gap is real. The gender pay gap is a real problem. And the gender pay gap goes much deeper than just giving women a pay rise. This is a struggle that needs to be fought on many fronts, and it is a struggle that needs us all to play an active part. The government legislation to force companies to report their gender pay gap is only the start.

The Gender Pay Gap Doesn't Age Well

Sam Smethers | Posted 04.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Smethers

New gender pay gap reporting requirements will at least require large employers to take the first step and publish their gender pay gap. But until we tackle each of the causes the pay gap will be with us for generations to come. Millennial women will be old hands at it by then it seem.

Jobs in the UK Post-Referendum

Julian Vigo | Posted 06.09.2017 | UK Politics
Julian Vigo

This past week has seen Theresa May telling pro-EU civil servants to get on with the mandate of preparing the exit from the EU.  Yet recent findings ...

Jeremy Corbyn Says He Doesn't Consider Himself 'Wealthy' But Quite A Few People Disagree

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 27.08.2016 | UK

Jeremy Corbyn has been called “out of touch” for saying he does not consider himself wealthy, despite earning more than five times the average UK ...

Yes, It IS About the Money

Dr. M Ali Abbasi | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK
Dr. M Ali Abbasi

The objection to the junior doctor pay deal on offer is not childish petulance, avariciousness or political gaming. Nor is it an attempt to align junior doctor remuneration with financial sector packages. But it IS about money and being paid a fair wage for a demanding job.

How To Trick Your Boss Into Giving You a Pay Rise

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Even when you feel nothing could be more well-deserved, asking your boss for a pay rise is a daunting task. Before you take the plunge, do your ho...

Who Needs to Be a Millionaire?

Megan Hughes | Posted 18.05.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Megan Hughes

In a recent interview in the Observer, Vince Cable admitted that he '[doesn't] understand why people need a million quid a year'. He isn't the first to question the growing divide between rich and poor, but he is one of the most high-profile politicians to do so in recent times...

What's A Gary Worth?

Nick Abbot | Posted 21.10.2013 | UK Sport
Nick Abbot

Gary Lineker thinks that criticism of his £2million salary at the BBC is the downside to working there and that he could get more elsewhere. Yes, THAT Gary Lineker, the one that sits opposite the Scottish one on a show that would not miss him if he were gone.

GCSE Students Prioritise Top Salary In Career Plans

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

GCSE students' number one priority after leaving school is to earn a top salary, while more than a quarter want to set up their own business, research...

Are Charity Bosses Being Paid Too Much?

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.10.2013 | UK

Disproportionate salaries for charity executives risk bringing the wider charitable world into disrepute, the Charity Commission's chairman has warned...

Why Today's Women Are Empowered to Be Their Own Boss

Rachel Pawsey | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Pawsey

Although people don't like to acknowledge it, women still have it harder in the workplace than men. Ok, so it's easier for us to climb the career ladder today than it was, say, 40 years ago. But we are still seen as 'less capable' than men.

If Anything These Impoverished MPs Just Don't Earn Enough

Tiernan Douieb | Posted 01.09.2013 | UK Comedy
Tiernan Douieb

You have to feel sorry for MPs don't you? I mean there they are, struggling away on their £66,000 salaries, barely able to make ends meet, constantly working for our country while 'scroungers' and 'shirkers' just sit around watching the world waste away at their nine-to-five, or even longer day jobs.

The Ugly Truth About Your Salary

Alexandra Sheach | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Alexandra Sheach

Full-time wages for American males have decreased 19% in the years 1970 to 2010. That's quite the hit. Whilst women's wages did rise - and I'd put this down to equality labour laws, they have fallen consistently since the year 2000 and this decline shows no indication of ending.

Hamilton Signs With Mercedes for the Challenge, not the Money

Todd McCandless | Posted 28.11.2012 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

Lewis grew up in the McLaren system and has been a part fo their driver stable for 14 years but there comes a time when young man must make the decisions, good ro bad, that will define his own career on terms he feels he has singlehandedly chosen.

Puzzles Boost Brain Power And Earning Potential

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Winning a pay rise could be helped by playing puzzles, crosswords and brain teasers, according to research published on Monday. People who keep the...

How Much Are They Worth? Voters To Get Say On MPs Pay

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 03.05.2012 | UK Politics

Voters are to be asked how much MPs should be paid as part of a review into their pay and pensions. In the past the salary of politicians was set b...

Divorce and the City No Longer a Bonus

Amanda McAlister | Posted 25.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Amanda McAlister

There have been tales in Family Law circles recently of difficulties arising between ex-couples when one half works for an investment bank. Given the fabled salaries and bonuses of investment bankers, I found these stories a little odd, until one of my old clients got in touch with me last week.

Indian GP still mired in tax issues ahead of inaugural race

Todd McCandless | Posted 21.12.2011 | UK
Todd McCandless

As Formula One heads toward the inaugural Indian Grand Prix next week, the details of lingering tax implications still percolate. According to TOI, J...