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How to get a pay rise in 2019

I’ve employed hundreds of people and have seen many great and many awful pitches for a pay rise.

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New rights to protect gig economy workers: here's what they mean for you

The government is setting out what it claims is the biggest package of workplace reforms for over 20 years to meet the challenges of the changing world of work and the growing gig economy.

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How much of your income would you sacrifice for more free time? One in two Brits would give up £2,000 a year

The pressure of the increasingly demanding work culture in the UK means more and more people are experiencing work-related stress.

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Could you claim a uniform tax rebate? Here's how to do it for free

Workers eligible for tax rebates on work expenses such as tools and uniforms should avoid paying fees for a free claim.

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Funny money: get paid £20 an hour to enter competitions for others

People looking to make some extra cash can sign up to a service and enter competitions on behalf of others. 

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Dame Helen Morrissey: Men and women need to work together to bring more women into the boardroom

As the number of female board members reaches nearly one in three, Helena Morrissey, head of personal investing at Legal & General, says this has been achieved because men have been involved.

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Give workers share of FTSE firms says Labour Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell

A new policy floated by the Labour party could see British companies with more than 250 workers forced to hand over 10% of their equity to staff.

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Wage growth accelerates as the number of over-65s in work hits a record high

Workers’ wages are rising at a faster rate than in previous months while the number of over-65s in employment has hit record levels, according to new figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

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State Pension Shortfall Day: Couples on state pension run out of money

Today is ‘State Pension Shortfall Day’ when the average spending of a retired two-adult household outstrips the income from two full state pensions.

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You don’t need a degree to be a high earner

Job site Indeed has revealed there are plenty of high-paying jobs which don’t require a degree.

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