- @matt_leach Thanks Matt. 16 minutes ago
- RT @Helen_Barnard: Labour market stats: unemployment + underemployment down, real wages still falling but looking better, inactivity up htt… 1 hour ago
- RT @StrongerInNos: @CCHQPress More jobs with regular paypackets, but not all, and varying degrees of economic security http://t.co/C2OMDSnn… 1 hour ago
- RT @StrongerInNos: .@CJFDillow @jdportes Employment growth in quarter rather less than in same quarter last year - esp FT employees http://… 1 hour ago
- @gmggranger Not sure and not at my desk right now. I'll have a look later. 1 hour ago
- @terencecallacha 'Sins of the fathers' - is that all you've got? @Effiedeans cc @jdportes 1 hour ago
- RT @matt_leach: If you missed it earlier in wk, read this from @NIESRorg and ponder how much of it has had adequate airtime http://t.co/Mbw… 1 hour ago
- Breaking up the UK - everyone's a loser wp.me/p3uYA-2aj 1 hour ago
- RT @JoanCostaiFont: Are the Scots really sucking up a massive subsidy? | Ben Chu | Independent Chunomics Blogs blogs.independent.co.uk/2014/09/10/are… via @… 1 hour ago
- RT @anthonypainter: The complicated politics of 'the vow' has barely begun. @emranmian spots the new faultlines. brightblue.org.uk/index.php/blog… 1 hour ago
- RT @johnvanreenen: Effective @AdamPosen takedown of @JosephEStiglitz defense of #Scottish independence bit.ly/1s5qd13 2 hours ago
- RT @jdportes: @swilliamsmp @DuncanStott You might want to reconsider that one: epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/statistics_exp… 2 hours ago
- 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
- Italian tragedy
- Economy in ‘wait and see’ mode
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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