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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Figures from the Trades Union Council - backed up by the STUC - show that public sector workers are thousands of pounds out of pocket across the piece thanks to this Tory Government.
And that goes across the piece, from police, the fire service, health, education, local government.
And that's all usually a long way away so when this thing happened in Westminster it was just a reminder of how much work we have to do across the piece in challenging this, what I believe is probably the most serious threat in the 21st century.
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.
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.
Like the other stores surveyed, it posted a perfect score for shop floor service, but unlike the others maintained its strong performance across the piece.
Individual banks will have individual criteria for that, and there is no general rule across the piece.