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Surely this is a huge disincentive to potential investors in British companies. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That is a big disincentive to saving. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Teaching to the test seems to be the biggest culprit and disincentive here. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Part of this reform should also remove this disincentive to invest. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Ageing is another huge disincentive to sun worship. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The adversarial court system is a strong disincentive for abuse victims to speak out. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Such a cap acts as a strong disincentive to philanthropy just when it is needed most. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Stamp duty acts as a powerful disincentive to downsize. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Encouraging businesses to employ those out of work for three months could provide a disincentive to take on those entering unemployment. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Another industry figure said that a cap could also act as a disincentive for people to report the phone being stolen. Times, Sunday Times (2013)That's a huge amount of lost productivity and a big disincentive to hire. Times, Sunday Times (2012)For some there is already one big disincentive to reproduction: school fees. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That's a huge disincentive for foreign companies. Times, Sunday Times (2015)As long as it prevails, hourly billing provides a systemic disincentive for investment. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Not only is this unfair; it is an immense disincentive to young people of colour. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As importantly, it introduces a powerful distortion and disincentive into the system. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The fee structure for legal aid cases has recently been altered to provide a positive disincentive for solicitors to advise their clients to choose jury trial. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In addition to new conditions on benefits he is also expected to recommend a new payment to remove the current disincentive that young Jobless face. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The names given them, whether generic or branded, provided a powerful additional disincentive. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)The North Sea oil and gas sector has come through a period in which taxation provided a big disincentive. Times, Sunday Times (2013)If your company is publicly traded, one strong disincentive to launching new ventures is that the losses of those businesses must be deducted from your quarterly earnings. THE STRATEGY MACHINE (2002)One source said the cap would come'right down' to help to save companies money and remove a disincentive to hiring. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Furthermore, the fact that workers' pay was seldom tied to the amount of work they did proved to be a powerful disincentive to hard work. Sociology (1995)
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