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2012-05-24 23:02:27

Company registration specialist Rikvin is optimistic that industries´ move to increase salaries will create a win-win situation for employees as well as employers and in turn, benefit the city-state's economy in the near to medium term, says http://www.rikvin.com/ Singapore (PRWEB) May 23, 2012 A recently published online survey, conducted by human resources consultancy Towers Watson has found that employers in Singapore are planning to increase wages by an average of 4.5% this year....


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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