French president Nicolas Sarkozy has called for two weeks of talks with unions over reforming "financially unsustainable" special retirement deals for public sector workers.
The deals, which enable many to retire at 50 and are fiercely defended by France’s powerful unions, have cost the exchequer £3.5bn this year alone. Unions have agreed to enter into negotiations although...
PwC, KPMG, EY and Deloitte must break up their consultancy and audit businesses into distinct firms to provide greater focus on the "most challenging and objective audits", the competition watchdog has said.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has released its first batch of guidance setting out how the guaranteed minimum pension (GMP) conversion legislation may be used to resolve unequal payments.
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