- There really is a Mid-Life Crisis Motorcycle Club: mid-lifecrisismcc.org.uk/662/ Brilliant! 54 minutes ago
- The disappearing gender pay gap: wp.me/p3uYA-1LO Has pay levelled down rather than up? asks @GrumpyLecturer 1 hour ago
- RT @VeryBritishDude: Does @ToryGrassroots realise how much faster This government is cutting than Thatcher's first, despite the landslide? … 1 hour ago
- @adamcorlett @Frances_Coppola Recent rise is self-employment is due to weak labour demand and casualisation. 1 hour ago
- @Frances_Coppola @adamcorlett I doubt it too. Tax ruse thing is a red herring. Possibly true in the case of a few senior people. 1 hour ago
- The gender pay gap? It's a Gen X thing! wp.me/p3uYA-1LO #HR #equality #ukemplaw 1 hour ago
- @tweetyaca When you talk so quickly, you need the odd pause for breath :-) 1 hour ago
- Check out the 'countervailing power' comment on Slide 17 from #LSEHR2013 www2.lse.ac.uk/management/doc… cc @GrumpyLecturer 1 hour ago
- @prateekbuch Only joking! I will but it will be a better post for having read yours. 2 hours ago
- Must-read: @prateekbuch on income inequality ow.ly/lgXly Was going to blog on this but I don't think I'll bother now! 2 hours ago
- RT @prateekbuch: Hi @CJFDillow, regarding @chakrabortty vs @worstall on pre-tax inequality - pls RT this @SLF_PlanC post http://t.co/hLWiUd… 2 hours ago
- I can't get hold of anyone this afternoon. Is everyone having a pre-bank holiday POETS day? 2 hours 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: February 2008
A few people have done searches on ’religion in the workplace’ and found this post which I wrote last year. It’s clearly a subject that is of interest to a number of people. Continuing with this theme, someone sent me a strange story from far away … Continue reading
Following my post yesterday about the NatWest Three, a few people have pointed me to some other blog posts discussing the case. This one on Comment is Free is interesting, as much for some of the comments in the thread as for the post … Continue reading
The NatWest Three have, at long last, been sentenced to jail, although they will probably be back in the UK and writing their memoirs within the year. When I worked in the City, I didn’t know Gary Mulgrew, Giles Darby or … Continue reading
Well perhaps ‘self-hatred’ is a bit strong but a recent survey of managers by Roffey Park showed that those in the public sector had a particularly low opinion of themselves and their peers. The research costs thirty-five quid to buy but … Continue reading
Last night I watched the Dispatches documentary How The Banks Bet Your Money, on More 4. The programme was presented by Jon Moulton of private equity firm Alchemy. It was a devastating attack on both the banks and the British Government’s regulatory … Continue reading
The Yiddish word Chutzpah roughly translates into English as Bare Faced Cheek. There is a fair bit of that about at the moment, especially over the Northern Rock fiasco. Not only do the shareholders want £4 a share from the taxpayer … Continue reading
Personnel Today has a feature in which students studying for a Master’s Degree in HR management speculate about what the profession will be like in twenty years time. The article begins: HR has changed enormously in the past two decades. … Continue reading
Last year, the press began to report on an issue that public sector managers had been worried about for some time – the impact of equal pay claims on the salary budgets of state organisations. At the time, it was reported … Continue reading
Dartford Borough Council claims to be the first UK local authority to outsource its entire HR function. The council, currently going through a cost-cutting restructure, has transferred all HR and payroll support for its 400 employees to Northgate HR. Or has … Continue reading
The TUC is getting worked up about the increased use of anti-Union consultants by firms in the UK. This report, by the LSE’s John Logan, describes how these organisations operate and some of their recent campaigns against union organisation. While some … Continue reading