- RT @businessinsider: There's a massive income divergence between races in America. read.bi/1o0hNkv http://t.co/09YyBwOgi6 3 hours ago
- @stephenkb @Debbie_abrahams That's interesting. What's the difference in late payment times? 3 hours ago
- @Lance63 @38_degrees Why? 4 hours ago
- @SimonMcVicker At what point? @ShoesmithKate @IPSEwestminster @BenedictDel 4 hours ago
- @SimonMcVicker What myths are they nailing? @ShoesmithKate @IPSEwestminster @DuncanOleary 4 hours ago
- RT @LouieWoodall: People don't realise how labour market has changed in last 10 years. There are 1.8m independent pros fulfilling key needs… 5 hours ago
- RT @stephenkb: "The average income for a self-employed person has fallen by 22% [since 2010]," @Debbie_abrahams tells #demoswork 5 hours ago
- @ShoesmithKate @IPSEwestminster I have a wee wager on this: flipchartfairytales.wordpress.com/2014/07/31/pub… 5 hours ago
- RT @stephenkb: "We haven't been thinking of the self-employed as a group that has needs [from government]," says @SeemaMalhotra1. #demoswork 5 hours ago
- Bloody good pint. At least I won't have to pay import duty on it now. http://t.co/xfrvC73BoX 6 hours ago
- @adrianshort Who better to talk about multiple identities than someone with multiple identities? 10 hours ago
- @Pawelmorski He's not the only one. 10 hours ago
- 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
- Why is the gender pay gap higher for management jobs?
- The self-employment earnings timebomb
- Britain’s management problem
Monthly Archives: August 2008
The media are getting into a froth about the fake sick-notes being sold on the internet for £25. “Employers could possibly lose thousands each year,” screams an unnamed DWP spokeswoman quoted in the Telegraph. But no one has asked the obvious question: … Continue reading
Another of those annoying I-told-you-so posts. The Observer reported at the weekend that, despite the economic downturn, the mass exodus of East European workers from the UK has created a labour shortage. [E]mployers can no longer depend on a steady supply of relatively … Continue reading
My good friend Robin Stuart-Kotze wrote to me at the weekend from deepest rural Ireland, pointing me to this recent McKinsey article and reflecting on ‘The Demotion of HR': Contrary to the speeches and articles coming out of the HR community about why they should … Continue reading
There will be a few management consultants working on government projects thinking, “There but for the grace of God” this morning. Earlier this week, someone from PA Consulting apparently lost a memory stick containing the names, addresses and dates of birth of … Continue reading
Recently, I have had a number of discussions with managers on whether the credit crunch and the predicted economic downturn will see employers adopting a No-More-Mr-Nice-Guy stance, and binning the so-called employee friendly initiatives that have taken shape over the last ten … Continue reading
There was a lot of fuss last week when the Policy Exchange produced a report highlighting the failure of initiatives to regenerate old industrial cities in Britain’s provinces. It claimed that many of the old single-industry towns had lost their raison … Continue reading