Late Afternoon Links: How to achieve a £20k tax-free bonus

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Sign-on bonuses may have died an FSA-instigated death in investment banking, but they remain a feature of the teacher training sector. The Times reports that graduates with a 2.1 or above who train to become maths teachers can command bonuses of £20k. They're not called bonuses, however, they're called 'bounties.'

150 of these bounties are on offer. To receive one, you will need to apply via the Institute of Mathematics' website. The payment will be made in tranches over the first year of maths teacher training and The Times says it will not be reclaimed even if, having taken the money, you decide not to become a mathematical pedagogue after all.


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