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a golden hello

A sum of money paid to a new employee as a benefit for being recruited by a company. He had such an impressive résumé that he was offered a sizeable golden hello for joining the company.
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Golden Hello has suffered from back soreness and consequent jumping problems, but Edward Shouler-the gelding's owner-is hoping that homeopathic treatment from Belinda Murphy has cured his problems.
A salary of up to pounds 28,221 is being offered plus a Golden Hello of up to pounds 3,000.
Under the new arrangements, financial incentives for maths and science trainees will rise to pounds 9,000, with a pounds 5,000 golden hello.
For potential soldiers who are already educated in certain disciplines, the Army has recently introduced a Golden Hello scheme.
In its first year the GP recruitment scheme attracted 103 doctors to work in Wales by offering a pounds 5,000 golden hello.
Yesterday it was confirmed the ex-Halfords boss had been awarded a golden hello of 135,379 shares, plus 180,505 shares for work done to date.
DR Darren Chant was fortunate that his pounds 5,000 golden hello was more of a windfall than an incentive, but feels that the scheme hasn't achieved what it set out to do.
BARCLAYS' new finance chief is set to land a multimillion pound golden hello.
Foxley added: "We have a menu of incentives, so that if you are a young person going to teacher training college to do Gaelic teaching, you'll know you'll get a golden hello, some assistance with housing and help with your professional development.
If you are a new teacher in the FE sector you may be able to claim a Golden Hello.
Give these language teachers a special bonus, a golden hello of pounds 5,000 up front.
f SUPER-SIZE clothing firm N Brown has handed its new boss a super-size golden hello.
The golden hello scheme is costing us less than it would to recruit nurses from agencies which is crippling us financially - pounds 2 million out of a pounds 100 million budget,' Mr Rostill said.
2m golden hello will be paid in share options and a guaranteed bonus, and compensates Mr Radice for buying out his existing contract.
Would a golden hello tempt him to head across the border to Wales?