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Barclays Awards Top Executives Almost £32m in Shares
Business  (tags: Business, Banks, Barclays, UK )

Ray
- 472 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Barclays has awarded shares worth almost £32m to its top executives. The total rewards, which include elements of salary and long-term incentives,
UK: Mainstream Charities Donated Thousands to Islamic Group Fronted By Jihad Terror Suspect
Business  (tags: UK, Abuse, Charity donating to Islamic terrorism )

Beth
- 473 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A controversial Islamic rights group fronted by a man charged with attending a terror training camp in Syria is being bankrolled by two mainstream British charities, including a foundation set up in the name of Dame Anita Roddick.
Self-Employment Boom: Good or Bad?
Business  (tags: business, finance, self employed, UK )

Ray
- 495 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Britain now has more people working for themselves than ever before. As of the last quarter of 2013 some 4.3 million of us earn our own crust and are officially self-employed.
UK Economic Recovery Not Secure, Warns George Osborne
Business  (tags: business, economy, politics, Chancellor George Osborne, UK )

Ray
- 497 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The UK's economic recovery is "not yet secure", Chancellor George Osborne has warned, ahead of next month's Budget.
Stop Stigmatising the Unemployed: The Problem Is the Lack of Decent Jobs
Business  (tags: Jobs, Unemployment, UK, Tories, Labour, #livingwage, young workers, stigmatised )

Brian
- 527 days ago - newstatesman.com
"Young workers don't need education in "turning up in time" - they need job opportunities that pay at least a living wage."
China Sunergy Achieves Major Milestone of International Development With The Sale of a Solar Farm Project in Cornwall to a Leadi
Business  (tags: China, UK, world, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, GoodNews, investing, SustainableDevelopment )

Ruth
- 546 days ago - ases.org
"The Project, located in the southwest of Cornwall in the United Kingdom (UK) was connected to the grid at the end of March of this year and now generates enough local green electricity to power over 1500 households."PLEASE NOTICE,POST!
UK Retailer M&S Faces Boycott After Muslim Worker Refused to Sell Alcohol
Business  (tags: retail, Muslins, alcohol, UK, England, shopping )

Freya
- 557 days ago - worldnews.nbcnews.com
British retailer Marks and Spencer apologized on Monday to customers angered after a Muslim checkout worker refused to sell champagne for religious reasons.
IKEA to Sell Solar Panels at All UK Stores SOLAR ENERGY NEWS | OCTOBER 3, 2013 BY BRIAN
Business  (tags: UK, business, consumers, corporate, economy, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, farming, finance, GoodNews, goodnews, greenbuilding, investing, marketing, news, society, SustainableDevelopment, technology, world )

Ruth
- 631 days ago - solartribune.com
'IKEA will soon sell solar panels across all 17 of its UK stores, in a move that shows the Swedish flat-pack furniture giant's support for environmental sustainability.'KEA plans to offer the standard black 3.36 kilowatt system in store as...'SHARE,NOTE!
McDonald's Ties Nine Out of 10 Workers to Zero-Hours Contracts
Business  (tags: McDonald's, Subway, UK, revelations, zero-hours contracts, Labour Party, MPs, campaign, guarantee, working hours, abolish 0-hrs, Institute of Directors, flexible labour market, economy, unemployment, Italy, Spain )

LucyKalei
- 695 days ago - theguardian.com
UK's biggest food chain's admitted 90% of workforce/82,800 staff on controversial contracts that've been criticised because no guarantee of regular work & no stability of income offered. Employers body of 38,000 directors claims economy needs flexibility
Contractor Loses Out on His 'Dream' £1,000-a-Week IT Role After Unwittingly Saying He Would Treat His Muslim Recruiter to a Baco
Business  (tags: UK, Contractor, job loss, unwittingly offers bacon sandwhich to Mu )

Beth
- 724 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
An IT contractor was accused of racism and refused a £1,000-a-week NHS job after innocently offering to buy an Asian recruitment consultant a bacon sandwich. Clive Hunt, 58, had already been given the eight-month contract - worth £32,000 - and was invit
Secretive Thinktanks Crushing Democracy - Millionaire$ & Corporation$ Sway Public Opinion Using Tax Breaks
Business  (tags: rightwing thinktanks, lobbying, funding, corporations, millionaires, US, UK, public opinion, influence, cry freedom, hunger, poverty, rules, regulation, public health, industrial injuries, exploitation, pollution, dustbin earth, unscrupulous banking )

LucyKalei
- 1354 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Rightwing thinktank funding by m$$naires & corp's explains why they outn° & outspend those arguing for public services & distribution of wealth. Claim to stand for freedom but they mean freedom from rules that prevent their sponsors playing by their own
UK---Millions Face Pension Poverty as 'Golden' Era Ends
Business  (tags: news, money, economy, finance, UK, politics, world, society )

Cal
- 1433 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Up to 14 million workers will retire with pensions far smaller than those enjoyed by their parents, a report warns today, as the "golden generation" of retirement schemes comes to an end.
Support the Robin Hood Bankers Tax-Petition
Business  (tags: global tax on high value transactions be, tax on the risky speculation by banks, UK, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, debt, economy, finance, government, investments, money, world )

Peace
- 1968 days ago - 38degrees.org.uk
Together we can turn the banking crisis into an opportunity for Britain and the world. Please support the Robin Hood Tax.
US Prison Beckons Trio of Disgraced British Bankers Who Got Cosy With Enron
Business  (tags: US, UK, Houston, federal courthouse, Enron, fraud, British bankers, The NatWest Three, disgraced, convicted, jail sentences )

LucyKalei
- 2687 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Known as the NatWest 3, trio to be sentenced to lengthy jail stretches by US judge for stealing $7.3m in complex Enron-related fraud that sparked a row over UK extradition policy.Their dealings with Enron went far deeper than a single transaction
Virgin Media Faces £400million Fine Over Customer Database Error Which Could Have "Fatal Consequences"
Business  (tags: business, uk, virgin media, fines )

Cathryne
- 2770 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Virgin Media could be hit with a £400million fine after failing to provide accurate details of 1.5million of its customers' addresses for the emergency services. The firm, Britain's second biggest phone company, was in urgent talks with industry watchdog
 

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