- @DorothyDalton Thanks Dorothy and thanks for the comment. 23 minutes ago
- @dds180 @James__Glover I'm going to do a post about it but I won't get it out before Friday. too much other stuff on. 47 minutes ago
- RT @edwestonline: 1 in 20 Yorkshiremen descended from Vikings through male line huffingtonpost.co.uk/2014/03/10/one… (headline is misleading - all Brits … 1 hour ago
- @dds180 @James__Glover This is going to sound like a cliche, but I think it was the politicians. 1 hour ago
- @SiobhanHRSheri @James__Glover CIPD need more of this context-setting stuff though. It's a good start. 1 hour ago
- @James__Glover It seemed to get a bit sidetracked. 1 hour ago
- RT @ClimateReality: US deniers got red-faced abt #PolarVortex & climate, but red areas on @NOAA map show Jan 2014 was unusually warm http:/… 2 hours ago
- RT @jbell_counsel: What if..... http://t.co/p8rYy487uf 2 hours ago
- RT @FelicityMorse: Covent Garden Tube station pays tribute to Bob Crow (via @CoventGdnTube) http://t.co/2HodmKB1zQ 2 hours ago
- RT @KateGL: Quit whining: More gentrification is good for London’s startup district klou.tt/m0mvlis3ijsv Interesting study in attitudes t… 2 hours ago
- RT @SiobhanHRSheri: theguardian.com/society/2014/m… - 'Relentless exposure' may be the biggest challenge a young generation have ever faced. 3 hours ago
- RT @Cheese_Peter: Well done @CIPD_CLB & @CIPD teams for a great event #cipdqt - fab panel & focus on the big issues re future of work, yout… 3 hours ago
- What happens when the pensions run out?
- Work in 2030: Even more precarious than it is now
- The 4G workplace
- America: Not a small business country
- Will the shift to self employment change our politics?
- Why the middle-classes are not as posh as they used to be
- What should they know of English who only English know?
- The migration to self-employment may outlast the recession
- Floods: If you’re far enough from a river, you’re safe, right?
- Self-employment since the crash: Numbers up, earnings down
- Tax rises ahead
- Hierarchy redux
Monthly Archives: January 2010
Last week’s report by the Nuffield Trust, showing that England gets better value for money from its NHS spending than Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland, was bound to stir things up a bit. The NHS outside England is, on the whole, run more … Continue reading
According to the Telegraph and Radio 4, the mid-life crisis is now passé. Instead, a graceful ‘midlife transition’ is now the fashionable way to deal with the aging process. “Gone are the clichés of adultery and Harley-Davidsons,” said Radio 4′s Justin Webb. Damn! I … Continue reading
Sorry for the lack of posts over the last week or so. I have been out and about again. Still, a few long train journeys gave me the chance to catch up on some reading. The hullabaloo over Kraft’s takeover … Continue reading
This seemed like an appropriate Friday Funny for the first week back after Christmas. Well, it made me laugh anyway. I like the way the work effort peaks on Wednesday and then tails off again as the weekend gets nearer. … Continue reading
That the HR function needs to become more strategic is a mantra I first heard over twenty years ago when I started working in HR. It’s one that people must like, because they are still repeating it. Back then I … Continue reading
At least, that’s what HR Director Neil Roden reckons. In his recent interview with HR Magazine he claims that only 300 of the bank’s 155,000 employees were involved in the activities which brought about its collapse in 2008. If ever there … Continue reading
The HR director of RBS has denied that the bank’s HR strategy contributed to its collapse. Neil Roden, in an interview with HR Magazine, said that the financial crisis was “not all the fault of bankers’ bonuses or the fault of Fred Goodwin either”. … Continue reading