- RT @Independent: How Canada's 58-year-old Sergeant-at-Arms killed the Ottawa shooting suspect ind.pn/1ru2SiR http://t.co/PlPGu1utNs 3 hours ago
- RT @politicshome: Tomorrow’s Independent on Sunday front page: Millions face years on breadline http://t.co/nAqwO4vNqv 3 hours ago
- RT @4ever_eighties: "Clocks go back an hour tonight, so if Leeds appoint a new manager at 1.30 am, they could actually sack him half an hou… 3 hours ago
- RT @WubeyOneKenobi: Putting clocks back and forward is very silly. Not to mention a massive pain in the arse 3 hours ago
- @Independent If the clocks don't go forward in March, we'll stay on GMT. Sloppy article. @UoMhistdept 3 hours ago
- @VeryBritishDude Grauniad probably not your usual weekend read but I think you'll like this: gu.com/p/427hg/tw 4 hours ago
- Old #DrWho: Great plots, rubbish effects. New #DrWho: Great effects, rubbish plots. 5 hours ago
- RT @jkbloodtreasure: 'Ukraine’s ancestors...had a dominant DNA code of R1a1. They fought mammoths' theatlantic.com/international/… 7 hours ago
- RT @tonyloyd2: Two superb and frightening articles on the jobs market by @Frances_Coppola coppolacomment.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/bifurc… and @FlipChartRick http://… 7 hours ago
- RT @noelito: Come up with ideas that either tackle the underlying problem that’s creating the loops bit.ly/1pgvw7e http://t.co/WwhM… 8 hours ago
- @AnnabelR4HR He's got people who've been working for fifty years No one asks for more money cuz nobody dares 8 hours ago
- RT @AnnabelR4HR: Over half of British workers too scared to ask for pay rise ow.ly/DeYHK #HR 8 hours ago
- Lost decade? We used to dream of a lost decade!
- Public finances: From La La Land to Dipsy Land
- The taxless recovery
- A high-skill, low-wage recovery
- The 2015 Dilemma (Revised Edition)
- 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
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