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GEWINN/VERLUST
The firm made a profit/loss of several million euros last year.
EINER BERUFSTÄTIGKEIT NACHGEHEN
Many women don't pursue their career after their first child.
RENTE
What retirement benefits can you count on?
WARE
Grain and potatoes are agricultural commodities.
EINKÜNFTE, BEZÜGE
Average earnings increased last year.
GEWERKSCHAFT
A trade union is an organization of employees formed to regulate relations between employers and employees.
LOHN
The minimum wages are ranging from €8.00 to €9.80 an hour.
HAUSHALTSKÜRZUNGEN
Budget cutbacks have to be faced in all areas.
RECHNUNG
The invoice stated that we owed them € 5,000.
JEMANDEM KÜNDIGEN
I was given notice by my employer.
JEMANDEN ENTLASSEN
He dismissed the worker on the grounds of gross misconduct.
LOHN-PREISSPIRALE
The crisis resulted in a wage and price spiral that hit the entire economy.
VERWÖHNEN
Some people use fast food restaurants as a license to overindulge themselves.
EINZELHANDEL
Learn more about careers in retail on our job website.
NETTOPREIS
What does gross price and net price mean?
BANKROTT, KONKURS
Bankruptcy is not a good way of getting out of debt.
PENDELN
Commuting to work is stressful.
ARBEITSLOS SEIN
Evidence shows that being out of work/being unemployed damages your health.
BELEGSCHAFT, PERSONAL
British Airways staff threaten to go on strike.
ARBEITSKRÄFTE
The company is expected to reduce its manpower.
KÄMPFERISCH, HART
The new colleague presented himself as a hawkish nationalist.
(SELBST) KÜNDIGEN
Don't hand in your notice until you've got a new job.
KONKURRIEREN UM
The companies are competing for market shares.
WÄHRUNG
All prices are in the local currency.
FINANZIELL, GELD-
The Bank of England's main purpose is monetary stability.
ZINSSATZ
Interest rates receive a lot of interest in the media.
ARBEITGEBER
The government offers employers incentives to employ people with disabilities.
GIROKONTO
To apply for a current account, you'll need to speak to a customer adviser.
STELLENSTREICHUNG
Due to the recession, massive job cuts are announced.
ANGEBOT UND NACHFRAGE
Supply and demand are two of the most basic terms in economics.
BRUTTOSOZIALPRODUKT
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) measures the economic performance of a country.
ARBEITSKRÄFTE, ERWERBSTÄTIGE
People who are either working or looking for a job are the labour force/work force..
VERDIENEN
Female managers are still earning less than their male counterparts.
PLEITE GEHEN
Going bankrupt isn't the end of the world.
DURCHSCHNITTSEINKOMMEN
Last year, the average income of the poorest rose.
PLANWIRTSCHAFT
In a centrally planned economy a nation's economy is planned by the government.
STREIK
An airline strike of British Airways will only help its competitors.
SCHULDEN
He was knee-deep in debt.
KAUFKRAFT
Finally women are beginning to understand their purchasing power.
KONSUMGESELLSCHAFT
Renewable energy cannot sustain a consumer society.
UNTERSCHIED IN DER BEZAHLUNG VON FRAUEN UND MÄNNERN
Across Europe the gender pay gap is increasing with growing age.
UNTERNEHMEN
How to set up a new venture/enterprise?
KONKURRENZ UM
Competition for China's auto market is heating up.
WETTBEWERBSFÄHIGKEIT
He founded an institute for competitiveness.
FREIE MARKTWIRTSCHAFT
Free enterprise economy is another term for capitalism.
KONKURRENT
China is a competitor for America, not a friend.
ARBEITNEHMER
The insurance provides benefits to employees in case of sickness..
BUCHHALTER
He was the firm's chief accountant.
MARKE
Our brand is loved all over the world.
GUTSCHEIN
The small retail store began using a new voucher system.
VERBRAUCHERSCHUTZ
Welcome to our consumer protection website!
SCHLEICHWERBUNG
Children can easily be influenced by surreptitious advertising.
REKLAMETAFEL
Wow, what a fun billboard!
KLEINANZEIGEN
Small ads is a free service we offer to our readers.
WERBEAGENTUR
This advertising agency specializes in creative solutions.
WERBEEINNAHMEN
Our advertising revenues have hit a record high.
ZIELGRUPPE
One challenge is to speak to your target audience.
WERBEMELODIE
The fast food company created a new jingle for their ad.
QUENGELPOTENTIAL, QUENGELFAKTOR
Marketers know how much kids' pester power influences parents.
CHEF, VORSITZENDER
A Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the manager or director of a firm.
ATTRAKTIVER WERBESLOGAN
I prefer real marketing to catchy slogans.
STUDIENKREDIT
Banks usually offer special student loans at low interest rates.
KÜRZERTRETEN
Belt-tightening is necessary when you are out of work for a couple of months.
MITBEWOHNER
Sharing a flat with a room mate saves you lots of money and can be fun, too.
AUSGABEN TEILEN
Couples that live together usually share expenses for food and household.
ERSTAUNT
He looked stunned when his girlfriend told him that she was pregnant.
JENSEITS
This necklace is definitely beyond my budget.
INTERESSENVERTRETUNG
There is an advocacy agency for children who have been the victim of domestic violence.
FORTGESCHRITTEN
Even if they are the same age, some people's careers are more advanced than others.
MITTLERES EINKOMMEN
The median income is not the same as the average income.