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pay packet

1. Literally, an envelope or small parcel containing an employee's earnings. Primarily heard in UK. Back when I started working here, before online banking and direct debit, everyone got their pay packet put in their hand at the end of each week.
2. By extension, a person's salary or rate of pay from an employer. Primarily heard in UK. The public outcry has been immense over revelations of the charity CEO's outrageous annual pay packet.
See also: packet, pay
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But many of the top selling toys this Christmas are pushing PS100, including the interactive Thunderbirds Tracy Island and a number of large Lego playsets, making a substantial dent in paypackets of most parents.
But many of the top selling toys this Christmas are pushing PS100, making a substantial dent in paypackets of most parents.
When the issue is raised, Mr Fraser has an answer prepared that paints a slightly different story than that of lax non-executive directors uninterested in challenging ridiculous paypackets.
His claim workers could see an extra [euro]5 or [euro]10 a week in their paypackets will be welcomed.
However, with wages across many sectors of the UK economy remaining broadly flat since the recession of 2008, the effect on take home pay has been minimal especially as inflation continues to erode the paypackets of ordinary workers up and down the country.
Whilst wages across many sectors of the UK economy have remained broadly flat since the recession of 2008, inflation continues to erode the paypackets of ordinary workers up and down the country.
Cameron believes that, come the next election, his strategy will have been proved right and that voters will feel the benefits of economic improvements in their paypackets and pockets.
The first Monday after workers receive their final paypackets before Christmas is expected to see an extraordinary surge in internet shopping.
KillerK BCC are just interested in keeping the big paypackets on schedule.
It isn't a glamorous sport like football, with huge paypackets and massive headline coverage.
Two friendlies were cancelled as a result, leaving the club at crisis point - but now enough cash has been raised to contribute substantially towards July's empty paypackets.
As the popularity of Twenty20 skyrockets, with big crowds and even bigger paypackets for players, Younis' comments buck the trend of those flocking to participate in the short-format game.
The Championship underdogs might have been inferior in terms of paypackets and pure power against one of the Premiership's most athletic sides - but they made up for it with heart.
Each will take home an additional pounds 1,000 in their Christmas Eve paypackets.
The players we have are either playing out their last few paypackets or the young ones are hoping for a move to Man U, Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal, etc.