- @CJFDillow Which table was that in? I couldn't find it. 11 hours ago
- RT @JamesManning4: Outstanding. http://t.co/BM0bO5Tbv6 12 hours ago
- RT @Frances_Coppola: Blogpost, on Lloyds Banking Group's simply appalling retail sales incentives scheme (for which they have been fined): … 12 hours ago
- @DuncanWeldon Did you expect it to be higher or lower? 17 hours ago
- RT @EdConwaySky: The @ons Annual Survey of Hours & Earnings is the ultimate account of how much Britons are paid. Read it here: http://t.co… 17 hours ago
- RT @faisalislam: The horrendous real median earnings squeeze that started in 2009: is it over? Latest ONS Ashe chart: http://t.co/fWKzjJfIZE 18 hours ago
- @yorksranter @faisalislam @Phillip_Blond Forgot about the nukes. 19 hours ago
- @faisalislam @Phillip_Blond Why is pay so high in Derby and W Cumbria? 19 hours ago
- “A liberal is someone who doesn’t know how to take his own side in an argument.” shar.es/OoO4B Great stuff from the Angry Bear. 20 hours ago
- RT @dds180: A chance to be involved with creating a sequel to an #HR bestseller? wp.me/p3wxuY-hu - great if you'd share @PeopleMgt … 23 hours ago
- RT @SurreyRoadCops: Remember as days get colder animals are attracted to the warmth of cars so check wheel arches or other hiding places ht… 23 hours ago
- RT @moorehn: If you missed it, all the people you see tweeting about the economy all the time chose their favorite graphs: http://t.co/KjNS… 1 day ago
- No-one from the north need apply!
- 1948: a dystopian tale – by George O
- What about Cornwall?
- Is there a North-South divide? And where is it?
- Business Demographics
- Big Brother, Big Sister and control-freakery
- A Comment Award for the boy who couldn’t write
- High pay, low pay and secular stagnation
- Demographic timebomb – not as timebomby if we work a bit longer
- Acid Retirement Home
- Public service cuts: Has the government gotten away with it?
- Bugles calling for them from sad shires
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