The amount paid in wages by an employer to employees:‘the public-sector wage bill’
- ‘Its wage bill for the period was almost £1 million, although the company had only 24 staff at the time.’
- ‘By employing players on an amateur basis, the wage bill would be a fraction of what it is currently’
- ‘Thus, I believe the monthly wage bill contributes just as much to their problems as the payback on investment.’
- ‘Meanwhile, the wage bill has escalated to an astonishing 90% of turnover.’
- ‘In 1900 the company employed 25,028 workers and had a weekly wage bill of nearly £37,000.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.