Outsourced cleaners claim better terms on sick pay and annual leave
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Wednesday 01 December 2010
Companies that benefit from Government contracts worth hundreds of billions of pounds under the private finance initiative (PFI) were urged today to pay some of it back to help protect public services.
Saturday 27 November 2010
Balfour Beatty was among the major gainers as the markets limped to the end of a tough week.
Saturday 27 November 2010
Balfour Beatty has agreed a deal to plug a £375m hole in its pension fund.
Saturday 20 November 2010
There was little to cheer yesterday as Ireland continued to cast a shadow over the top-tier index, but Reed Elsevier managed to make a gain as market gossips turned towards the publisher once again.
Friday 19 November 2010
A further 235 redundancies will be made at building services firm Rok following the sale of parts of the firm, the administrators said yesterday.
Thursday 18 November 2010
A further 235 redundancies will be made at building services firm Rok following the sale of parts of the firm, administrators said today.
Sunday 17 October 2010
Survivors of the Hatfield rail crash will join those bereaved by the tragedy to mark the 10th anniversary of the disaster today.
Wednesday 13 October 2010
How are they allowed to suggest this mad scheme where they charge £36,000 for student fees? If you've got three kids heading towards university age it's like hearing on the news there's a report recommending that for the good of the nation your family is bankrupted for three generations. Or that the government is considering easing the pressure on higher-education spending, by forcing all parents of students to spend a year on the game.
Thursday 12 August 2010
Wednesday 07 July 2010
Monday 05 July 2010
Investors will be hoping for further clarity on the housing market when the builders Persimmon and Bovis Homes issue updates this week.
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