- RT @Independent: How Canada's 58-year-old Sergeant-at-Arms killed the Ottawa shooting suspect ind.pn/1ru2SiR http://t.co/PlPGu1utNs 6 hours ago
- RT @politicshome: Tomorrow’s Independent on Sunday front page: Millions face years on breadline http://t.co/nAqwO4vNqv 6 hours ago
- RT @4ever_eighties: "Clocks go back an hour tonight, so if Leeds appoint a new manager at 1.30 am, they could actually sack him half an hou… 6 hours ago
- RT @WubeyOneKenobi: Putting clocks back and forward is very silly. Not to mention a massive pain in the arse 6 hours ago
- @Independent If the clocks don't go forward in March, we'll stay on GMT. Sloppy article. @UoMhistdept 6 hours ago
- @VeryBritishDude Grauniad probably not your usual weekend read but I think you'll like this: gu.com/p/427hg/tw 8 hours ago
- Old #DrWho: Great plots, rubbish effects. New #DrWho: Great effects, rubbish plots. 8 hours ago
- RT @jkbloodtreasure: 'Ukraine’s ancestors...had a dominant DNA code of R1a1. They fought mammoths' theatlantic.com/international/… 10 hours ago
- RT @tonyloyd2: Two superb and frightening articles on the jobs market by @Frances_Coppola coppolacomment.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/bifurc… and @FlipChartRick http://… 11 hours ago
- RT @noelito: Come up with ideas that either tackle the underlying problem that’s creating the loops bit.ly/1pgvw7e http://t.co/WwhM… 11 hours ago
- @AnnabelR4HR He's got people who've been working for fifty years No one asks for more money cuz nobody dares 11 hours ago
- RT @AnnabelR4HR: Over half of British workers too scared to ask for pay rise ow.ly/DeYHK #HR 12 hours ago
- Lost decade? We used to dream of a lost decade!
- Public finances: From La La Land to Dipsy Land
- The taxless recovery
- A high-skill, low-wage recovery
- The 2015 Dilemma (Revised Edition)
- Pirate Day joke
- Nine thoughts on the referendum result
- Breaking up the UK – everyone’s a loser
- The brutal maths of public spending
- Who saw the crash coming?
- Are we really about to split up our country?
- The Old Rectory Syndrome
Monthly Archives: May 2007
Here is the Milton Friedman Choir telling us that companies have no social duty. So much for corporate social responsibility, eh?
I’m never sure how much of The Apprentice is contrived. It’s probably not scripted but I doubt whether it is as spontaneous as it seems when the programme is shown. When the candidates arrive for the final dressing down from Alan Sugar, not knowing who … Continue reading
If you’ve got a Smartphone or pocket PC, here’s a piece of advice. Don’t play Bubble Breaker. It’s addictive. The firm that makes it has a warning on its website telling you not to play it if you have deadlines to meet. When … Continue reading
Recruitment firms sometimes massage the truth a bit when they write job ads. This one for a Commercial Temps Consultant says of the hiring company: ……they provide a supportive, encouraging environment, no office politics and a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Bullsheeeeit! There are always … Continue reading
Here’s a film that looks like a must for anyone interested in the twists and turns of corporate life. The Boss of It All is about the owner of an IT company who pretends that he is not really the boss … Continue reading
Yesterday evening, I went to a talk given by an employment lawyer. He can be no more certain of the future than any of us but he was prepared to speculate on the sort of cases which might come up over the next couple of … Continue reading