- RT @LDNCalling: My old mate @jerryhayes1 gives the "swivel-eyed loons" both barrels on CIF bit.ly/12RZFPP 1 hour ago
- 7 Fitness Myths You Should Stop Believing: dailyhealthpost.com/7-fitness-myth… 1 hour ago
- Sleepwalking into tomorrow's state wp.me/p3uYA-1Lg With update on @TheIFS Paul Johnson's FT article. 1 hour ago
- RT @MJCarty: #peakjobs #hrblogs RT @michaelscutt: Just Blogged: The Great Reset lnkd.in/idFujh #ukemplaw #hr 3 hours ago
- RT @holland_tom: A timely piece on "how religions change their mind." Not surprising they do – all aspects of human culture evolve. http://… 5 hours ago
- RT @dsquareddigest: fashion industry is industry, has act together; tech industry has sense of entitlement issues bloomberg.com/news/2013-05-2… (v… 5 hours ago
- RT @TheEconomist: To look at punk viewed only through the attire, rather than the beliefs, is to make a cultural error http://t.co/GYFeRadA… 6 hours ago
- @AnnPettifor Paid for by...? 6 hours ago
- RT @Cheese_Peter: Good discussion at #LSEHR2013 esp re importance of metrics and analytics - well it was the LSE! 6 hours ago
- RT @GrumpyLecturer: For those interested in the study of Organisational Behaviour/HR an alternative perspective sfy.co/r5sb #LS… 6 hours ago
- 4 Poofs and a Chicago Piano #aggressivehomosexuals 17 hours ago
- Nightmare on Old Compton Street #aggressivehomosexuals 17 hours ago
- 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!
- Scroungers, scumbags and soaring welfare costs
- In The Shadow Of The Sword
Monthly Archives: March 2008
The government’s latest brilliant idea is to ban shops from displaying cigarettes so that children are not encouraged to take up smoking. Today, my wife came up with a much cheaper, simpler and probably more effective plan. Gordon Brown should take up smoking. For … Continue reading
It’s not often that a blog post makes me laugh out loud but this one did. Guru has decided to pick a fight with executive coach David Adams. In a post entitled The Cringe of Coaching, he had a go at … Continue reading
Over the last couple of days, the newspapers have been full of stories about sick-note Britain. Apparently, the government wants us all to stop lounging around at home and get back to work. It is concerned that absenteeism and long-term sickness … Continue reading
This is the problem with blogging about the world of work – sometimes you have to work rather than blog. Sorry for the silence, dear readers, if there are any of you still out there, but over the past week … Continue reading
Saturday’s Guardian had a free supplement containing extracts from Claire Fay’s The Doodle Notebook – How to Waste Time in the Office. Apparently, the book, a guide to drawing rude cartoons about your colleagues, has taken Ms Fay’s native France by … Continue reading
The BBC’s documentary The Poles Are Coming, which is due to be shown next week, may already be out of date. Recent evidence shows that the Poles are going or, at least, not coming in the numbers they were a … Continue reading
I was surprised to read about the £36,000 compensation settlement given to a social worker who lost her job due to a bad reference from her former employer. I didn’t think people set much store by references these days and … Continue reading
Here’s another one of those measures that looks like a good idea but probably isn’t. Hospitals in Wales are to abolish car parking charges. That’s bound to be popular with the voters and good publicity for the members of the Welsh … Continue reading
Laurie Ruettiman has written an humourous post about dress codes and casual Fridays. It’s a perennial issue which is both a source of humour and of stress in many workplaces. I was working in the City when dress-down Fridays came in. … Continue reading
I have been enjoying the new BBC drama The Last Enemy. It is set in a hypothetical Britain of the near future, in which the surveillance state has awesome power over citizen’s lives. Every move is logged on all-powerful systems and the state … Continue reading