- RT @MaajidNawaz: Anti-fascist rallies proud part of UK history&must happen.But EDL didn't behead our soldier,Jihadists did. Where are anti-… 1 hour ago
- Tony Blackburn cuts off Ian Dury to play Cilla Black. Sums up #TOTP in the 70s. 10 hours ago
- @AAEmmerson I've always imagined Fianna Fail to be run by blokes like Brian Quigley off BallyK. 16 hours ago
- @moorehn I'm wary of aquisitions in general: flipchartfairytales.wordpress.com/2009/03/09/llo… 22 hours ago
- @MervynDinnen @TattooedHR Blog had its 2nd highest hit rate yesterday but not many comments. 22 hours ago
- My discovery on #WessexDay - Wikipedia has pages in Anglo-Saxon! ang.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Englaland HT @holland_tom 22 hours ago
- Seems to be little relationship between blog hit rate and number of comments these days. 1 day ago
- @MervynDinnen @ladyloki Better UKIP win a small district council and mess it up before anyone elects them to anything important. 1 day ago
- @MervynDinnen @ladyloki That's what buggered the BNP. People elected them to the council and found they were completely clueless. 1 day ago
- @path_dependent So they replace 'non-jobs' with self-employed non-businesses, supported by in-work benefits. Genius! :-) 1 day ago
- @MervynDinnen @ladyloki One of the defectors in Northamptonshire was in my year at school. 1 day ago
- @oldshep Interesting. OECD says Canada one of the few countries with less employment protection than UK. Does your research bear that out? 1 day ago
- What’s happened to the gender pay gap?
- Whatever the UK’s problems are, leaving the EU won’t solve them
- Sleepwalking into tomorrow’s state
- Fixing A&E
- How to reduce your gender pay gap
- Thatcherite zeal? Or just a re-enactment?
- Who lost the 20th century?
- Lambic and geuze – a success story with a sour taste!
- Shares For Rights – Government quietly revives one of its stupidest ideas
- Did the left win the 20th century?
- Did Thatcher break the trade unions?
- Workplace rights for druids and pagans – if you supported Eweida, this is what you asked for!
Monthly Archives: March 2007
Is your office full of those annoying twenty-somethings who sit there listening to their iPods, texting and pretending to work at the same time? If anyone has the temerity to challenge them about it, they will insist that it is … Continue reading
Human Resources magazine reports on a speech given by Asda’s People Director (what?!) David Smith last week. He says that to add value, HR needs to remove poor performing staff, set a framework for management and measure the results. According to Smith, … Continue reading
Bob Diamond, the head of Barclays’ investment banking division, must really love his job. If someone gave me £22 million, that’s it, I’d be off before you could blink. With that sort of money I’d have enough to live on … Continue reading
A number of newspapers report that RBS is threatening to discipline employees who refuse to set up accounts with the bank for payment of their salaries. It is standard practice for banks to refuse to pay salaries into accounts held … Continue reading
I’ve just finished reading ‘Who Moved My BlackBerry?’, Lucy Kellaway’s acutely observed piss-take of corporate life. If you have worked in the corporate world, the bits of the book that don’t make you laugh will leave you squirming with embarrassment. The story … Continue reading
My first reaction to yesterday’s budget was that Gordon Brown plans to rob the very poor to give to those who are a bit better off. Getting rid of the 10% tax rate will hit the low paid hardest. Having said that, … Continue reading
Research by University College London has found that the survivors of corporate downsizing are almost as likely to need treatment for stress as their colleagues who have been made redundant. The authors of the research put this down to survivor guilt … Continue reading
Personnel Today reports on a survey by risk management consultants Protiviti which found that almost one in five workers in London were guilty of corporate crime. The research showed that: The majority of this crime was straightforward theft, but a significant amount … Continue reading
The political blogosphere has seen a number of bitter feuds. Now it seems that the HR bloggers have one of their own. Guru, of Personnel Today, has fallen out with recruitment blogger Peter Gold. This feud has none of the bitterness of, say, Tim Ireland versus Guido … Continue reading
The newspapers have finally woken up to the impact of the equal pay claims on public sector organisations. Most local authorities have known for years that they are potentially at risk from equal pay claims but hoped to gradually close the gap … Continue reading