As if jobs weren"t hard enough to come by: 250,000 UK jobs advertises in EU (compared to France"s 14,000)

As if jobs weren't hard enough to come by: 250,000 UK jobs advertised in EU (compared to France's 14,000) Half of the jobs advertised on a taxpayer funded EU website are in Britain By contrast France advertised just 14,000 posts for other EU worker By Tim Shipman PUBLISHED: 00:35 GMT, 5 April 2013 | UPDATED: 02:27 GMT, 5 April 2013 Britain is advertising 250,000 jobs in the European Union despite unemployment at home Britain is advertising 250,000 jobs to job seekers in the European Union creating more competition for unemployed people at home. Around half the jobs advertised on a taxpayer funded EU website are in Britain, raising questions about the government’s approach to unemployment

Fernhill School Glasgow: Top private school offers mortgage-style repayment scheme to cover pupil fees

Private school offers mortgage-style repayment scheme to cover 9,000-a-year day pupil fees Fernhill School in Glasgow is offering parents chance to spread fees over ten years, interest freePayment plan could reduce monthly payments by up to 50 per cent /13 – with the highest fees topping 21,000. The increases put pressure on parents – particularly those for whom private education is at the limits of affordability.

Two Crown Prosecution Service staff face fraud charges over alleged false claims for witness taxis worth 1MILLION

Two Crown Prosecution Service staff face fraud charges over alleged false claims for witness taxis worth 1MILLIONFinance manager Lisa Burrows, 41, and unnamed colleague face charges Allegedly claimed for witness taxi services that were never suppliedBoth employed by CPS West Midlands By Steve Robson PUBLISHED: 01:34 GMT, 28 February 2013 | UPDATED: 08:52 GMT, 28 February 2013 Two Crown Prosecution Service staff face criminal fraud charges over an alleged 1million fraud involving bogus taxis for witnesses. Finance manager Lisa Burrows, 41, and another unnamed worker, face conspiracy to commit fraud charges over allegations concerning false claims for witness taxi services that were never supplied.

More than 40% of town halls in council tax hike revolt as they shun Pickles"s plans for a freeze

More than 40% of town halls in council tax hike revolt as they shun Pickles's plans for a freezeGovernment offer grants equal to 1 per cent rise to keep council tax frozenSurvey found 41 per cent of English councils plan a tax increase next year By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 01:59 GMT, 28 February 2013 | UPDATED: 01:59 GMT, 28 February 2013 Brave face: Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has yet again promised grants to English councils to keep tax rate More than 40 per cent of town halls plan to increase council tax this year in a major revolt against the Government’s wish to freeze local bills. For a third year, Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has offered councils in England the cash equivalent of a 1 per cent rise in grants return for keeping their rates to local taxpayers the same

BBC "must release emails that helped stars avoid tax": MPs put pressure on corporation

BBC 'must release emails that helped stars avoid tax': MPs put pressure on corporation Corporation refuses request from MPs to see correspondence between BBC tax advisers and staffDecision not to publish is further damaging trust in BBC, politicians sayEmails are linked to stars paid via service companies, a set-up that could allow them to avoid tax and national insurance BBC Trust says auditors have looked at emails and found nothing suspicious By Paul Revoir PUBLISHED: 11:20 GMT, 2 January 2013 | UPDATED: 00:58 GMT, 3 January 2013 Under fire: BBC Trust finance chief Anthony Fry has rejected a request to hand the emails to MPs and has not read them himself The BBC is facing pressure from MPs to publish emails that could show the broadcaster gave the opportunity to two of its performers to avoid tax.

NHS wages: Executives enjoy 2% pay rise taking average salary to 74,600

NHS executives enjoy 2% pay rise taking average salary to 74,600 despite freeze on nursing wages Statistics show senior managers now earn an average of almost 75,000But nurses have taken a real term pay cut because of rising cost of livingRoyal College of Nursing: ‘Staff are being stretched to breaking point' Figures also show more nursing staff have lost their jobs than managers | UPDATED: 17:44 GMT, 23 December 2012 Pay freeze: Nurses have seen a real terms pay cut while executives have enjoyed a two per cent rise NHS executives have enjoyed a two per cent pay rise over the past year – even though nurses are suffering a pay freeze.

David Tait: Ex-Sale rugby player who quit to become a banker falls to his death in suspected suicide

Ex-Scotland rugby star David Tait who quit to become a banker falls to his death from Hong Kong flat in suspected suicideDavid Tait, 25, had played for Scotland and Premiership rugby In a brief statement, his family said they were 'devastated'Former Sharks' press officer: Everything appeared to indicate that Mr Tait was 'very happy' in Hong KongSecond unexpected death of a former Sale Sharks player this year | UPDATED: 17:12 GMT, 13 December 2012 Tragic: Former Sale Sharks rugby union player David Tait has died after falling from an apartment block in Hong Kong Former international rugby player David Tait has died after falling from an apartment block in Hong Kong.

Police worker "sold secrets about royal protection officers for 32,000"

Police worker 'sold secrets about royal protection officers for 32,000' Jairo Dos Santos emailed details of more than 2,700 expenses claims made by members of the Met's Protection Command to a reporterDos Santos hired PR Guru Max Clifford to spark a bidding war between the Mail on Sunday and News of the World He had been sacked from Protection Command's finance department and had overdrawn his account by 1,000 He denies one count of disclosing personal data | UPDATED: 07:35 GMT, 13 December 2012 A cash-strapped police worker joked that he felt like James Bond as he sent secrets about Royal bodyguards to PR guru Max Clifford, a court heard. Jairo Dos Santos, 29, emailed details of more than 2,700 expenses claims made by members of the Met’s Protection Command to a reporter at the Mail on Sunday, it is alleged