Across the Piece

Across the Piece

In business, a slang term describing any event or thing that will affect the entire organization. For example, a company conducting layoffs across the piece has layoffs in every department.
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It's a game we didn't win because we didn't compete well enough across the piece.
But I do not think that savings on the scale that are indicated by the fiscal trajectory can be delivered simply by cheeseparing across the piece.
Returning to a region growing across the piece is some way away but the signs of recovery are there.
Restoring wage growth will help more people feel that they are benefiting from the recovery, but the upsurge in productivity required will only follow on from increasing skills across the piece.
One of the things that companies can do is apply more targeted salary adjustments: instead of doing upgrades across the piece.
John Gill, Times Higher Education editor, said at the awards: "Huddersfield shone through in the toughest of categories on the strength of an exceptional year across the piece.
Describing what Scotland's exit would mean for Wales, he told the Daily Post: "I think we stand to lose what the rest of Britain stands to lose, our ability to stand taller in the world as part of a enormously successful political union, and also our ability within Britain to look right across the piece and distribute resources.
Across the piece, the opinion polls suggest, if you strip out don't-knows, roughly 60 per cent of us will vote No and 40 per cent will say Yes.
Set the chicken breasts on a cutting board and slice horizontally across the piece to create 2 thinner halves.
I came across the piece when I was a student at university," Halls explained last week, shortly after arriving in Eugene from his home in England.
There is now agreement across the piece, from Bob Diamond at the top of Barclays to the deputy governor of the bank of England, that never again should the taxpayer be required to bailout the banks.