- @moorehn @SmithsonianMag The other 90% are just not trying hard enough. 1 day ago
- @neilmorrison Did you see this? http://t.co/AyzauYxWBd 1 day ago
- RT @neilmorrison: Virgin offer unlimited holiday to 0.34% of employees bbc.co.uk/news/business-… I bet the other 99.66% are chuffed - based on… 1 day ago
- Catbert explains the unlimited holidays thing. http://t.co/AyzauYxWBd HT @HR_Gem cc @GrumpyLecturer 1 day ago
- RT @HR_Gem: Catbert tries it the Virgin way....#HRhumour http://t.co/rnnYoR1QvZ 1 day ago
- @StrongerInNos @Frances_Coppola @EmpManPaul @D_Blanchflower This benefit cap is sure gonna kill the deficit. #FiscalLaLaLand 1 day ago
- RT @sazza_jay: Quick reminder that 80% of new UK jobs have been created within London and minimum wage doesn't cover rising cost of London … 1 day ago
- RT @AndrewMueller: What riding my bike has taught me about white privilege < very good and thought provoking read qz.com/257474/what-ri… 1 day ago
- RT @wonkmonk_: The Benefits of Economic Expansions Are Increasingly Going to the Richest Americans nyti.ms/1vjWNeK http://t.co/4fDOr… 1 day ago
- RT @LordPlutocrat: 2nd part of this article is spot on. It's really tough being rich and helicopter landing charges are an outrage! http://… 1 day ago
- @paulypauluk Some background here. moneyweek.com/the-catalonian… 1 day ago
- @paulypauluk Don't know how strong the feeling is but speeches to crowd last night were demanding a vote. 1 day ago
- 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
- Can UKIP scale up?
- The spirit of the age
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