- RT @Manrique_Comms: "Being publicly funded is no excuse to be as boring as hell." A brilliant blog post from @PaulBromford http://t.co/vgai… 20 minutes ago
- RT @workessence: "The biggest rewards lie in the things that terrify us" stopdoingdumbthingstocustomers.com/connection/thi… @dougshaw1 heartfelt on #wtrends14 and cre… 31 minutes ago
- @KateGL @AlisonChisnell @MJCarty @SimonHeath1 @OD_optimist Sorry I couldn't make it folks. Sounds like a good sesh. 32 minutes ago
- @fcablog Groan! 44 minutes ago
- @fcablog What's this? 46 minutes ago
- @colinrtalbot Thanks for that Colin. @CJTerry 50 minutes ago
- RT @amolrajan: +++ IMMIGRATION, IMMIGRATION, IMMIGRATION. This morning's @Independent front page: http://t.co/MFEfch5Djr +++ 53 minutes ago
- RT @MJCarty: Why firms don't want you to be brilliant at your job (BBC): bbc.co.uk/news/business-… Only "terminally unimaginative are in for t… 1 hour ago
- RT @taxbod: Giant poppy made by 1,400 GCHQ intelligence agency staff. bbc.in/1yspbuX 1 hour ago
- RT @holland_tom: For ISIS, black robes scream Abbasid revolution. For us, they scream ringwraiths. I fear we'll never get along... 1 hour ago
- RT @SportMadLtd: Changing daylight saving time would have a significant impact on children's physical activity levels #lighterlater http://… 1 hour ago
- Why putting the clocks back is bonkers: flipchartfairytales.wordpress.com/2011/10/28/put… #bbcbreakfast #GMT #LighterLater 1 hour 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: March 2010
Over recent weeks, a few left-wing commentators have been suggesting that the UK’s level of debt is not so bad after all and that we can live with it without cutting public spending to the bone. Earlier this month Madeleine … Continue reading
Given that I have hardly posted anything over the last few weeks, I was pleasantly surprised to discover that this blog has been rated among the top six HR blogs by readers of Xpert HR. I was I was all the more … Continue reading
This weekend, David Cameron joined the growing list of politicians advocating a Robin Hood Tax, to claw back for the taxpayers a small percentage of the millions the banks are making in profits. But, as the Observer’s Heather Stewart notes: David Cameron’s announcement yesterday that he would … Continue reading
This made me laugh earlier today. The HRD is having a rant about ‘unlocking potential': “Unlocking potential” must be right up there with “people are our greatest asset”, “the war for talent” and “employer branding” as one of the largest pieces … Continue reading
Reading the newspaper coverage of the planned British Airways strike, you could be forgiven for thinking we were back in the 1970s with mad union leaders hell-bent on suicidal militancy. Even CEO Willie Walsh has accused the union Unite of … Continue reading
Told to me earlier today: “What’s the difference between a condom and a non-dom?” “If you make a mistake with a condom, it only takes you nine months to find out.” Well, it made me laugh anyway.