School caretaker earns 50,000 a year which is DOUBLE the pay of a teacher

School caretaker earns 50,000 a year which is DOUBLE the pay of a teacher Caretaker receives 38,000 basic pay topped up with extra paymentsHe has been on the same salary for the last FIVE yearsMP Douglas Carswell says Ravenscroft School in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex By Rob Cooper PUBLISHED: 11:12 GMT, 16 April 2013 | UPDATED: 13:37 GMT, 16 April 2013 High pay: Site manager Mr Wootton who was paid in excess of 50,000 by Ravenscroft School in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex A primary school caretaker is being paid 50,000 a year – which is nearly double many teachers' salaries. The worker, identified as Mr Wootton, at Ravenscroft School in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, received a basic package worth 38,000 which was topped up with an extra 14,500 for overtime and groundsman duties. In contrast, primary school teachers in the area start on salaries of just over 25,000

Split RBS into a "good" and "bad" bank now urges Bank Governor Mervyn King as he slams current system as a "nonsense"

Split RBS into a 'good' and 'bad' bank now urges Bank Governor Mervyn King as he slams current system as a 'nonsense'Taxpayers will have to bear the costs of reprivatisation, King warnsRBS is currently holding the wider economy back, the Governor saidCriticisms come just days after RBS boss Stephen Hester said plans to return to the private sector were on track from 1.8 billion in 2011.

Almost 30,000 town hall pen-pushers who earn more than 50,000 when councils are cutting front line services

Almost 30,000 town hall pen-pushers earn more than 50,000 when councils are cutting front line services118 councils have increased staff on 50,000 salariesLabour-run Birmingham City Council has 648 staff on the high-end wage Six of ten worst offending councils are Conservative-run authorities By Daniel Martin, Whitehall Correspondent PUBLISHED: 01:20 GMT, 20 February 2013 | UPDATED: 03:03 GMT, 20 February 2013 Almost 30,000 council pen-pushers now earn more than 50,000 a year. Taxpayers fork out 1.9billion a year on the high salaries, at a time when town halls are cutting frontline services and blaming the Government’s cuts

Online boom forces John Lewis to axe 325 managers, despite retailer being one of the strongest performers on the high street

Online boom forces John Lewis to axe 325 managers, despite retailer being one of the strongest performers on the high street Retailer is to axe hundreds of senior roles at its 28 department stores'Streamlining' management structures as more customers shop onlineFirm's Christmas online sales were up 44 per cent year on yearOverall sales rose by 15 per cent for the five weeks to December 29 By Rupert Steiner PUBLISHED: 01:56 GMT, 14 February 2013 | UPDATED: 01:57 GMT, 14 February 2013 It is seen as one of the safe havens of the high street. But John Lewis, held up as the face of ‘responsible capitalism’ by ministers, is axing hundreds of senior roles at its 28 department stores. The popular retailer yesterday announced plans to wipe out 325 departmental manager posts – paying salaries of 35,000 to 45,000 – despite being one of the high street’s strongest performers

55 applicants chase every vacancy in Hull as employers struggle to find candidates in Cambridge

The jobs scramble hot-spots: 55 applicants chase every vacancy in Hull but employers struggle to find candidates in Cambridge | UPDATED: 10:55 GMT, 27 December 2012 Huge regional differences in the competition for jobs around have been revealed in research that named Hull as the most difficult place in the UK to find work.

Reservists get 100,00o to serve in Afghanistan

The 'City soldiers' paid 100,000 to fight in Afghanistan: Huge Government payouts to reservists who earn less while on tour Some serving reservists earn up to 225,000Last year eight reservists were paid more than 100,000 for their tour 'Reservist Awards' under review by MoD | UPDATED: 09:16 GMT, 24 December 2012 Some Armed Forces reservists in Afghanistan are being paid six-figure salaries by the Government, it emerged last night. Military rules state that if reservists’ pay works out less than they would earn in their civilian job, they can claim for extra cash, known as a Reservist Award.

Want a pay rise? Then you"d better become a father as study reveals men with children earn a FIFTH more

Want a pay rise Then you'd better become a father as study reveals men with children earn a FIFTH moreIncentive of being breadwinner for a family may push men to work harderWomen who give birth at an early age are ending up worse off than beforeMothers earn 26 per cent less than fathers but the pay gap is shrinking | UPDATED: 01:16 GMT, 24 December 2012 Fathers earn almost a fifth more than men who do not have children, according to research. The ‘fatherhood pay bonus’ means that the salaries of men who have children before they are aged 40 are likely to be 19 per cent more than childless colleagues.

The 320,000 superhead: State-funded academy chief"s salary soars by 31%… and dozens more are also paid six figures

The 320,000 superhead: State-funded academy chief's salary soars by 31%… and dozens more are also paid six figures | UPDATED: 01:58 GMT, 8 December 2012 Inflated salary: Sir Dan Moynihan, who runs the Harris Federation of academies, earned 317,999 last year Heads of state-funded academies are earning up to 320,000 a year as salaries soar. Charities running the schools are paying dozens of senior staff six-figure salaries, with six managers earning at least 200,000