- RT @MayaDroeschler: 3 ways to find key performance indicators amid all that #HR 'big data' wp.me/p3fGwn-lu via @Ceridian 3 hours ago
- RT @ScillySergeant: Photo: Good stuff just happens on Scilly. There am I sitting on a boat from St Mary’s to Carn Near on... http://t.co/XA… 11 hours ago
- RT @Peston: Are the UK's finances mending fast enough? McKinsey has run the numbers for me bbc.co.uk/news/business-… 11 hours ago
- RT @MariaBoedeker: The ancient theater in Taormina, a must-see site in Sicily http://t.co/A8UABcWv4S 11 hours ago
- RT @primeeconomics: Sharp surge of UK self-employment: Jun/Aug 13 to Dec/Feb 14, of 520,000 increase in employment, 293,000 (56.4%) = s/e. … 11 hours ago
- RT @Cornish_Buddha: Yep, to anyone outside ov Kernow, yet agin us Cornish, apparently, is all mental..... #JamaicaInn #Cornish #blessed 11 hours ago
- RT @AndyThatcherHR: MT@Slate @HarvardBiz are you publishing Alex Ferguson's guide to succession planning? slate.me/1ickYRH http://t.c… 13 hours ago
- Miranda Hart 'to host Generation Game' bbc.in/1eUf64Y For a minute, I thought I'd stumbled across the plot for the next #W1A 13 hours ago
- RT @mark_carrigan: The lionisation of Thomas Piketty is almost as interesting as his book is chronicle.com/article/Capita… has he *actually* won t… 14 hours ago
- Mortgage inquisition will piss off the self employed. Hard enough as it is if your finances are not run of the mill. telegraph.co.uk/finance/person… 1 day ago
- RT @Guardianpublic: Examples of good uses of #bigdata in public services from @alsteve1 @clry2 @_datasmith @tommyh @puntofisso http://t.co… 1 day ago
- RT @StrongerInNos: @Number10gov @CCHQPress @ONS Number of full-time employees still lower than at beginning of 2008. #GetBritainWorking htt… 1 day ago
- Comparative recovery
- The social media pillory
- More freelancers than public employees: Is that really a Good Thing?
- Waiting in vain for the rebound
- Is the state shrinking?
- The working poor and the welfare cap
- Public finances: The picture is largely unchanged
- Is wealth inequality just getting back to normal?
- Bob Crow
- What happens when the pensions run out?
- Work in 2030: Even more precarious than it is now
- The 4G workplace
Monthly Archives: October 2009
I have long believed that sexual relationships between work colleagues are best avoided. The unholy mess at Aviva, gleefully reported at HR With Balls, only reinforces my view.
This is one of the best things I have ever seen on YouTube. They’re called Lulu and the Lampshades and, as far as I can tell, they are from London. They are playing at the ICA in London on 6 November, … Continue reading
There are a number of golden rules to follow when preparing for difficult meetings. If you are going to say something which will make you really unpopular, make sure you are prepared, know all your facts and can reel them … Continue reading
It’s almost six months since the Treasury’s Operational Efficiency Programme published its recommendations. At the time, I was doubtful about the extent to which public sector organisations would be willing to cut costs by sharing back office functions but there have been some … Continue reading
A few years ago I was doing some coaching on performance management for chief executives of NHS trusts. When I put the question ‘Who is your boss?’ to the group it provoked a long discussion. The CEOs were unsure whether their … Continue reading
‘Household economics’ is a term I’ve heard used a few times recently in the debate over government debt and public spending. It’s usually used by those who argue that government debt isn’t as big a deal as some are making … Continue reading
One of the tricks of being a successful journalist is being able to write confidently and with the impression of authority on subjects about which you know next to nothing. Sathnam Sanghera admits that he has never dealt with anyone in … Continue reading
According to the Daily Mail: Huge swathes of the Civil Service would be privatised under radical plans being considered inside the Treasury. Administrative functions across Whitehall, such as pay and human resources, would be hived off into new ‘public service … Continue reading
Explaining his decision to force Haringey council’s summary dismissal of Sharon Shoesmith, Ed Balls said: I had to make a grand gesture to appease a rabid tabloid campaign. Faced with the same circumstances, I would take the same decisions again. Well, … Continue reading