Fifa officials ‘corrupted football’

US prosecutors have accused several officials from football’s governing body Fifa of racketeering, fraud and money laundering involving tens of millions of dollars over 24 years. Prosecutors said they had discovered a dozen schemes, including one awarding the 2010 World Cup to South Africa. Fourteen people have been indicted, with seven held in Zurich on Wednesday. Fifa president Sepp Blatter,

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Queen’s Speech for ‘working people’

An EU referendum by the end of 2017 is among a packed programme of new laws in the first Conservative Queen’s Speech in nearly two decades. It also includes more free childcare, an income tax freeze and the right-to-buy for housing association tenants. David Cameron said the 26-bill package was a “programme for working people” that would create full employment

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Why Reddit and other companies don’t let job candidates negotiate their salaries

View gallery . flickr user Lain Heath What if you didn’t have the choice to negotiate? Most professionals expect to negotiate their salaries when they receive a job offer, seeing it as the best time to get a boost in pay. But according to a recent article in The Wall Street Journal, companies like Reddit.com, Jet.com, Magoosh, and Elevations Credit Union refuse

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U.S. seeks JPMorgan communications with China’s Quishan in hiring probe: WSJ

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. regulators have subpoenaed JPMorgan Chase & Co <JPM.N> for all of its communications related to 35 Chinese officials, including anti-corruption chief Wang Qishan, as part of an ongoing probe into the bank’s hiring practices, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. The newspaper, which reviewed a copy of the subpoena, said it was issued by the

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Fifa officials ‘corrupted football’

US prosecutors have accused several officials from football’s governing body Fifa of racketeering, fraud and money laundering involving tens of millions of dollars over 24 years. Prosecutors said they had discovered a dozen schemes, including one awarding the 2010 World Cup to South Africa. Fourteen people have been indicted, with seven held in Zurich on Wednesday. Fifa president Sepp Blatter,

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Queen’s Speech for ‘working people’

An EU referendum by the end of 2017 is among a packed programme of new laws in the first Conservative Queen’s Speech in nearly two decades. It also includes more free childcare, an income tax freeze and the right-to-buy for housing association tenants. David Cameron said the 26-bill package was a “programme for working people” that would create full employment

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