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- Whatever the UK’s problems are, leaving the EU won’t solve them
- Sleepwalking into tomorrow’s state
- Fixing A&E
- How to reduce your gender pay gap
- Thatcherite zeal? Or just a re-enactment?
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- Lambic and geuze – a success story with a sour taste!
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