- There really is a Mid-Life Crisis Motorcycle Club: mid-lifecrisismcc.org.uk/662/ Brilliant! 26 minutes ago
- The disappearing gender pay gap: wp.me/p3uYA-1LO Has pay levelled down rather than up? asks @GrumpyLecturer 44 minutes ago
- RT @VeryBritishDude: Does @ToryGrassroots realise how much faster This government is cutting than Thatcher's first, despite the landslide? … 49 minutes ago
- @adamcorlett @Frances_Coppola Recent rise is self-employment is due to weak labour demand and casualisation. 57 minutes ago
- @Frances_Coppola @adamcorlett I doubt it too. Tax ruse thing is a red herring. Possibly true in the case of a few senior people. 59 minutes ago
- The gender pay gap? It's a Gen X thing! wp.me/p3uYA-1LO #HR #equality #ukemplaw 1 hour ago
- @tweetyaca When you talk so quickly, you need the odd pause for breath :-) 1 hour ago
- Check out the 'countervailing power' comment on Slide 17 from #LSEHR2013 www2.lse.ac.uk/management/doc… cc @GrumpyLecturer 1 hour ago
- @prateekbuch Only joking! I will but it will be a better post for having read yours. 1 hour ago
- Must-read: @prateekbuch on income inequality ow.ly/lgXly Was going to blog on this but I don't think I'll bother now! 2 hours ago
- RT @prateekbuch: Hi @CJFDillow, regarding @chakrabortty vs @worstall on pre-tax inequality - pls RT this @SLF_PlanC post http://t.co/hLWiUd… 2 hours ago
- I can't get hold of anyone this afternoon. Is everyone having a pre-bank holiday POETS day? 2 hours ago
- What’s happened to the gender pay gap?
- 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?
- Who lost the 20th century?
- Lambic and geuze – a success story with a sour taste!
- Shares For Rights – Government quietly revives one of its stupidest ideas
- Did the left win the 20th century?
- Did Thatcher break the trade unions?
- Workplace rights for druids and pagans – if you supported Eweida, this is what you asked for!
Monthly Archives: April 2010
The US Army is experiencing something of a backlash against PowerPoint after creating the ‘World’s worst PowerPoint slide’ to illustrate its strategy in Afghanistan. It probably isn’t the world’s worst slide; there must be hundreds of equally crap ones sitting on … Continue reading
As Marina Hyde notes, what should have been the main story of the day, the fact that the public finances are in the crap and the politicians don’t want to talk about it, has been blown away by Gordon Brown’s silly … Continue reading
I’ve now had time to read the judgement in the Sharon Shoesmith case and, while I was wrong about the outcome, it seems that I wasn’t as wrong as I initially thought. The judge ruled against Ms Shoesmith’s application for a judicial … Continue reading
The High Court is due to give its judgement on Sharon Shoesmith’s dismissal today. Unfortunately, I shall be out of the country when it does. When I first questioned the soundness of Ms Shoesmith’s sacking and Ofsted’s sudden volte-face, the media witch-hunt … Continue reading
With a few notable exceptions, most senior executives are not very good at public speaking, by which I mean real public speaking, not just standing up and droning through a Powerpoint presentation. One of the main reasons for this is … Continue reading
There was precious little discussion about the UK’s deficit in last night’s TV election debate. Hardly surprising given that politicians have spent months trying to dodge all the difficult questions. Too much work and not enough blogging time has left … Continue reading
The Conservatives say they can get £12 billion more efficiency savings out of the public sector than the government has claimed. They have recruited Martin Read, the author of the Operational Efficiency Programme (OEP), to tell them how. The politicians’ … Continue reading
Bob Crow made a complete prat of himself on Radio 4 this morning. Responding to Network Rail’s successful challenge to his union’s proposed strike he somehow managed, with a bizarre combination of obfuscation and aggression, to completely fail to get his point across. The … Continue reading