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My Boss Lets Me Work For Free!

Jumping for Joy

'It was only a matter of time before I was told that I was the next to be laid-off. It had happened to most of my colleagues, and I knew that I'd be no exception. The only reason I had lasted so long was because they didn't pay me so much. Then, before they had the chance to lay me off, I came up with the great idea of asking my boss if he'd let me continue to work for free!

More Job Loss News

Financial Markets Cuts

Bloomberg reports that Royal Bank of Scotland could cut as many as 300 staff in equities after failing to find a buyer for the units.



Mobile Business

Bob Diamond's venture plans mobile banking push

Ashish Thakkar, who co-founded African banking venture Atlas Mara along with former Barclays group chief executive, Bob Diamond, says they are planning a major push into mobile banking in Africa, as their aggressive takeover strategy continues.