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Day: May 23, 2019

How much you’ll get paid at the UK’s highest paying companies
Featured, United Kingdom

How much you’ll get paid at the UK’s highest paying companies

    What does your friend who works at Facebook actually get paid? How about that woman from your class who joined Deutsche Bank and has since risen through the ranks? Most of us keep our salaries a secret, even from those we’re close with. But increasingly, current and former employees are sharing reams of information anonymously on crowdsourced sites like Glassdoor and Emolument, including what they really think of their employer and how much they earn. The interest in other people’s pay packets is often intense. When Ask A Manager, a popular workplace advice site, invited users last month to anonymously fill in a spreadsheet declaring their salary, thousands responded. For the third time, Glassdoor’s UK division has revealed the salary ranking for the country’s top-...
London Bridge terrorist in handcuffs when police fired
Featured, London

London Bridge terrorist in handcuffs when police fired

    At least one of the London Bridge attackers was handcuffed as they were lying wounded on the ground before more shots were fired, an inquest has heard. The three terrorists murdered eight people by driving into pedestrians and going on a stabbing rampage before they were themselves killed by armed response officers who feared they were wearing explosive vests. Tim Andrews, a constable who responded in plain clothes on the evening of 3 June 2017, said he was on Stoney Street, in Borough Market, when the attackers were gunned down by armed police officers. He told the Old Bailey inquest into the attacks: One of the officers was shouting: Cuffs, cuffs. The attacker was on the floor, sort of outside the Wheatsheaf pub and the officer had just sort of withdrawn slightly...