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Get your gig going — and find freedom…

TIPALTI, a firm which delivers end-to-end payables solutions, has looked at the median hourly rate, median monthly income and median annual income of the...
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Women left behind in pay and pensions

GENDER pay-gaps are nothing new, but there is increasing awareness of the unfairness of the syndrome — at various levels. Workplace pay scales are one...
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Organisational improvement? Just say ‘Yes’

By THEODORE KLEIN THE EMPLOYMENT dream is changing.  Professionals are resigning in droves, causing many unfilled positions and organisational stress.  But executive leaders can adapt. Pushed...
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Trends in people management for 2023

By FINN BARTRAM IT’S BECOMING a cliché, but people really are a business’s greatest asset. Approaches to people management and the tools available to HR teams...
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Fertility treatment legislation — about to be born?

By RACHEL COLLINS A WAVE of new Private Members Bills are working their way through Parliament to address gaps in employee support — including proposals...
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Need-to-know terms for business leaders in 2023

TERMINOLOGY has been turbocharged by the pandemic: quiet constraint, desk-bombing, quiet quitting... NerdWallet business finance expert Connor Campbell has compiled a list, with definitions and...
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Twists and turns of the Wirecard scandal resemble a crime thriller

With the start of the trial of ex-CEO Markus Braun, here is the background story of the Wirecard fraud. This article was first published...
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UK firms hiring over-50s to plug labour shortage

ALMOST three-quarters of UK employers are turning to retirees to fill vacant job roles. According to research by LinkedIn, companies including easyJet, Halfords and McDonald’s...
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UK’s ATMs disappear as digital cash edges closer

FINTECH firm Intergiro has conducted a study to find which UK regions have seen the biggest decline in cash machines since 2018. Using data from...
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Old dogs must dodge discrimination, says doco

WE EXIST in an ageist society which it is difficult to escape, warns STEVE BUTLER, author, documentary maker, and CEO at financial planning firm...