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gender pay gap

ONS data suggests gender pay gap ‘widens as women age’

Data published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has suggested that the gender pay gap for women widens as they get older. The ONS found that, for younger workers, the gap remains small. However, from age 40 onwards, the gender pay gap for women widens, reaching its peak...

Data published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has suggested that the gender pay gap for women widens as they get older. The...

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business predictions

IoD publishes list of business predictions for 2018

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has published a list of 14 business  predictions for 2018. In its publication, the IoD predicts that 2018 will be a year of ‘great change’ for UK companies. The business group’s predictions cover a range of key issues, such as taxation, Europe and trade,...

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has published a list of 14 business  predictions for 2018. In its publication, the IoD predicts that 2018 will...

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HMRC

PAC warns HMRC customer service ‘must not suffer’ as it prepares for Brexit

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has warned HMRC that its customer service ‘must not suffer’ as it carries out major transformation programmes ahead of the UK leaving the EU in 2019. Currently, HMRC is undertaking 15 restructuring programmes. In a new report, the PAC warned that, alongside the Treasury,...

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has warned HMRC that its customer service ‘must not suffer’ as it carries out major transformation programmes ahead of...

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impulse buys

UK consumers spending significant amounts on ‘impulse buys’, survey reveals

A survey carried out by online lending company myjar.com has revealed that individuals in the UK spend nearly £144,000 on impulse buys over the course of their lifetime. The survey questioned 2,000 individuals, and found that the average consumer spends £200 a month on items such as sofas, clothes,...

A survey carried out by online lending company myjar.com has revealed that individuals in the UK spend nearly £144,000 on impulse buys over the...

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profitability

Business profitability has risen considerably over last decade, TUC finds

An analysis of official figures carried out by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has revealed that profitability amongst UK businesses has risen significantly over the past decade. The analysis, which made use of data published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), showed that corporate profitability reached 12.6% during...

An analysis of official figures carried out by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has revealed that profitability amongst UK businesses has risen significantly over...

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impulse buys

Consumers to benefit from ban on credit and debit card surcharges

Consumers are set to potentially benefit from a ban on credit and debit card surcharges, which will take effect from 13 January. From this date, UK businesses will no longer be permitted to charge consumers extra for paying by credit or debit card for goods or services online, or...

Consumers are set to potentially benefit from a ban on credit and debit card surcharges, which will take effect from 13 January. From this...

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