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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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May I suggest a total purge of the Corporation's needless seven-figure paypackets to certain stars of TV and radio - I won't mention any names, but most know who I am referring to.
For the first time in a decade, elected representatives in the city will see their paypackets increase after voting through a 2.5% rise that boosts their basic annual allowance by [pounds sterling]225, to [pounds sterling]9,000-a-year.
The announcement comes after it was reported that the education ministry had given instructions to the state treasury for the deduction of money from the salaries of teachers who took part in the strike from October paypackets.
While plenty of his new Anfield team-mates will have been pampered and cosseted at plush academies, where an ample supply of new boots, training kits and hefty paypackets are the order of the day, Keita hit the streets to hone his skills.
But give in once, and it would be open season as other agents form a queue to boost their own clients' paypackets.
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.
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.