- RT @CJFDillow: @FlipChartRick Poses qn: why hasn't Labour become anti-managerialist, given that such a stance could be popular as well as r… 2 hours ago
- RT @IPPR: Do the party conference tax announcements stack up? @SThompson20 on @LeftFootFwd leftfootforward.org/2014/10/exclus… http://t.co/vciCTHRPhK 2 hours ago
- RT @marklpotts: Tesco’s profits black hole bigger than expected and runs back several years gu.com/p/42yvb/stw 2 hours ago
- RT @dpcarrington: ICYM: China's #coal use falls for first time this century: analysis > significant moment theguardian.com/environment/20… http://… 2 hours ago
- RT @ONS: Manufacturing jobs have fallen markedly since 1979 (Fig 5 in ow.ly/DaNIh ) #UKMfgStats http://t.co/2D6rtaMtdB 2 hours ago
- RT @Guy_Stallard: @FlipChartRick @TheStaggers @smith_institute @LivingWageUK recognised service providers + accredited employers have much … 2 hours ago
- RT @jrf_uk: Tackling low pay and building more homes should be the Conservative's election offer - @TimMontgomerie in @thetimes: http://t.c… 2 hours ago
- Arrived at #nextgen14 after ignoring the signs, going through the wrong door and wandering around looking confused. 2 hours ago
- How to fix Britain’s broken workplaces? Should government take the lead? bit.ly/1uIUMow Via @TheStaggers @smith_institute 2 hours ago
- RT @TheStaggers: How to fix Britain’s broken workplaces? @smith_institute's Paul Hunter on a vision of workplace citizenship: http://t.co/e… 2 hours ago
- RT @ScillySergeant: 9am on Ticket Thursday. Sweet streets. Thank you folks http://t.co/w6cv9RWtwl 2 hours ago
- RT @PaulDuxbury: I wonder if there was a day without a hashtagged #HR conference would the world come to an end? 2 hours 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.