Translation of golden handshake in Spanish:

golden handshake

gratificación, n.

noun

British

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    (por fin de servicio) gratificación feminine
    • Hidden commissions, golden handshakes, backdoor deals, you know it can be quite murky.
    • The golden handshakes, the lavish executive salaries, the disregard for worker entitlements, the corporate rorting and the insider deals must end.
    • Salaries did not change significantly in quarter three, although golden handshakes and guaranteed bonuses have almost disappeared from the offer table.
    • All the councillors involved could have opted out in 1999 with the guarantee of a golden handshake but they decided to remain on in public life.
    • The officials were all given golden handshakes after 1994 and left the department as rich people.
    • The Inland Revenue has intervened in respect of termination of employment contracts to prevent golden handshakes being used as tax avoidance devices so that payments of over £30,000 are subject to tax in the claimant's hands.
    • At the sharp end of the economy, the metal bashers and widget manufacturers also closed factories and sacked workers - without the big golden handshakes that relieve the pain in the financial sector.
    • In 2000, the number of golden handshakes and retention bonuses soared but they have plummeted to about half of last year's level during the past eight months.
    • Non-banking corporate fraudsters often get off scot free, occasionally with golden handshakes, for similar reasons.
    • Although golden handshakes - the tired euphemism for getting paid to get out - are generally quite attractive, there is some concern that the money will be treated like a lottery windfall or end up in the wrong hands.
    • The trust says it is prevented by the Data Protection Act from going into details but made clear there will be no golden handshakes.
    • Now it has been revealed that they are to be given golden handshakes of up to £25,000 each if they retire before 2007 when proportional representation is introduced and many councillors will lose their seats.
    • Because he did not want her to get the big golden handshake he restructured the civil service, just to get rid of one person.
    • Then there were the retirement packages and golden handshakes.
    • Over the last few weeks there have been a number of stories about shareholders rejecting the previously unquestioned practice of industry bosses receiving grossly excessive golden handshakes.
    • He left the top job after six months without severance pay - which, in this day of sumptuous golden handshakes, just added to the mystery.
    • While I agreed with some of the things that Mr Mark said, I do not think we can compare that compensation with a golden handshake.
    • There are no golden handshakes, share options, windfall payments or company cars in this world.
    • Two messy divorces had taken a toll on his personal finances, and his golden handshake from the agency was just sufficient to keep him out of bankruptcy court.
    • As I noted in my first reading speech, the public are sickened when they see executives who oversaw a company's poor performance being rewarded with large golden handshakes while workers are laid off.