pay packet

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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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The Black Cats' finances make a permanent move problematic, with McCormack having cost PS12m when he joined Villa from Fulham last summer - and he is also thought to command a hefty paypacket.
Asked whether he gets a bonus for reaching the milestone, Bruce replied: "He gets rewarded by the size of his paypacket every week, believe me.
Universal Credit allows people to keep more of what they earn and helps them to move into work faster giving them the confidence, self-esteem, and security that a job and a paypacket bring.
Scots will have to prove their progressive credentials in their paypacket, or vote accordingly.
The highest paid director at the group received a paypacket worth [pounds sterling]174,000, up from [pounds sterling]158,000 in the prior year.
Jones, who joined Cardiff from Stoke in January 2014 in a swap deal that saw Peter Odemwingie move in the opposite direction, is easily the highest paid player at the club with a basic paypacket of PS35,000 a week.
Last week, before things went belly up, we found out that they'd been taking our contributions out of our paypacket and just keeping that as well.
Operating one of Britain's biggest jumping stables required Johnson to have upwards of 30 full-time employees during the winter, but while the payroll is reduced at this time of year and some staff have already moved to other yards, those still on the books are now confronted with the stark reality of not knowing where the next paypacket will be coming from.
But Ronaldo and Kaka ;OK, so anyone's head would turn for a whopping paypacket rumoured to be around $400,000 a week.
That is a large whack out of anyone's paypacket, and an immense amount for a pensioner to find.
Sunderland's finances make a permanent move problematic, McCormack having cost PS12m when he joined Villa from Fulham last summer - and he is also thought to command a hefty paypacket.