- @AAEmmerson I've always imagined Fianna Fail to be run by blokes like Brian Quigley off BallyK. 1 hour ago
- @moorehn I'm wary of aquisitions in general: flipchartfairytales.wordpress.com/2009/03/09/llo… 7 hours ago
- @MervynDinnen @TattooedHR Blog had its 2nd highest hit rate yesterday but not many comments. 7 hours ago
- My discovery on #WessexDay - Wikipedia has pages in Anglo-Saxon! ang.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Englaland HT @holland_tom 7 hours ago
- Seems to be little relationship between blog hit rate and number of comments these days. 9 hours ago
- @MervynDinnen @ladyloki Better UKIP win a small district council and mess it up before anyone elects them to anything important. 9 hours ago
- @MervynDinnen @ladyloki That's what buggered the BNP. People elected them to the council and found they were completely clueless. 9 hours ago
- @path_dependent So they replace 'non-jobs' with self-employed non-businesses, supported by in-work benefits. Genius! :-) 10 hours ago
- @MervynDinnen @ladyloki One of the defectors in Northamptonshire was in my year at school. 10 hours ago
- @oldshep Interesting. OECD says Canada one of the few countries with less employment protection than UK. Does your research bear that out? 10 hours ago
- RT @oldshep: Ten interesting facts about Canadian employment law (XpertHR - Employment Intelligence) xperthr.co.uk/blogs/employme… #hr #emplaw 10 hours ago
- @ladyloki Yep. 10 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: March 2009
Well, OK that was just a Daily Mail style headline designed to get a few cheap hits. I wouldn’t be surprised if a similar headline appears in the newspapers before the end of the day though. One of the groups … Continue reading
Dress down angst has been a recurring theme on this blog but here’s a new twist on it from one worried banker: I feel that I have lost touch with society since I don’t even know what to wear to a … Continue reading
Here’s something that made me laugh on my journey into town last week. I was following the Twitterings of John Band on my iPhone. Well you’ve got to do something when you can’t get a seat on the Tube. His comment … Continue reading
Bankers and other City workers have, according to the Evening Standard, been told to dress down on 1 April to avoid being targeted by protesters on Financial Fools’ Day. Apparently, some companies are also telling employees to avoid the corporate dress-down uniform. It … Continue reading
I’m going to be otherwise engaged for most of this week, so there won’t be much blogging going on. A story has been doing the rounds on US blogs about a woman who seems to have Twittered away a job with Cisco. After an … Continue reading
Yesterday, I was looking at comparative levels of union membership in developed countries. I really do need to get out more. The two sets of figures from the OECD (follow the link on this blog) and the European Trade Union Institute … Continue reading
Remember Alistair Darling’s plans to cut public sector back-office costs by 30 per cent? Well it seems it’s not happening quickly enough. Mr Darling’s sidekick, Yvette Cooper, has written to other ministers demanding cuts in finance, HR and IT functions. According … Continue reading
Yesterday, I chaired an employment law briefing given by Darren Newman and Steve Gibbons. If you have never seen these two, take it from me, they are an excellent double act. Not only do they know their stuff, they can make … Continue reading
Is there any trick the Personnel Today team won’t try? As if attempting to exploit child labour isn’t bad enough, they now hope to ride the wave of Apprentice-fever by setting up a blog to do a week-by-week, candidate-by-candidate analysis of the … Continue reading