- What's happened to the gender pay gap? wp.me/p3uYA-1LO 25 minutes ago
- RT @dougshaw1: Days like these wp.me/p2lDiS-lD > @FloraMarriott discovers the rest of the steel river. 8 hours ago
- RT @JohnGordonSaker: MISSING! My son Giles, last seen in St Albans Monday lunchtime. Please RT urgently. Call 01707 354000 #findgiles http:… 8 hours ago
- RT @MForstater: @KateRaworth tend to agree w@climatepolitics, Bowen, @diane1859. No growth is a dead end - Economy is not a Hamster http://… 8 hours ago
- RT @julijuxtaposed: Labour is hard work wp.me/p2SlQ8-k5 8 hours ago
- RT @TelegraphNews: Net migration into Britain has fallen by more than a third, according to fresh figures released today http://t.co/E5jFlT… 8 hours ago
- RT @GuardianData: Net migration to the UK: down 89,000 in a year gu.com/p/3g447/tf 8 hours ago
- @globethoughts Thanks for the RT 8 hours ago
- @Lawyer_rra Thanks for the RT 9 hours ago
- RT @HR_Gem: I wrote another blog. Sorry about that > Don't call me 'HR' wp.me/p2vibQ-33 #hrblog 9 hours ago
- "@PeterRisdon: @johnb78 @FlipChartRick @BorisWatch @Fat_Jacques Fitz is 'fils' really. Bastard thing was later adoption." > Beat me to it! 10 hours ago
- @BorisWatch @Fat_Jacques @johnb78 So Cambro-Norman then. 10 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: May 2010
If you are wondering why I haven’t said anything about the spending cuts, it’s because I am on holiday enjoying lots of sunshine and laziness. Check out Chris Dillow and Freemania for comments on the public spending announcements. I’m sure Giles would … Continue reading
Just seen the new coalition’s programme for government. It reminds me of an attempt to consolidate all the outputs from a management away day. You know the sort of thing I mean; all the groups scawl overlapping or contradictory ideas on a set of flipcharts then … Continue reading
One of my more tiresome three-pint rant subjects is about the tunnel vision of HR professionals – and of managers generally. Most are able to pontificate at length about the minutiae of their chosen fields but many display a woeful lack of any … Continue reading
Have you noticed how a different set of rules seem to apply to public sector and private sector pay? In the private sector, if you cap the pay and bonuses of investment bankers and plc directors it will lead to … Continue reading
The FT’s Gideon Rachman recalls interviewing a young George Osborne for a job with the Economist at the fag-end of the last century. I don’t know what the Economist’s HR department would think about Gideon revealing details of supposedly confidential recruitment interviews, … Continue reading
LONDON, 14 MAY 2012 – Global investment bank MorganGoldensacks this morning threatened to move its entire operation out of the United Kingdom after it was refused permission to relocate staff from New York, Singapore and Hong Kong to its London … Continue reading
Remember those cuts to the Civil Service redundancy terms that I wrote about last August? Well the high court has just ruled them to be unlawful. That has seriously buggered things up. It was expensive enough to make Civil Servants … Continue reading
Well, it seems the sky hasn’t fallen in after all. Despite all the hysterical predictions over the weekend that, due to our failure to elect a majority government, we would get our arses spanked as soon as the markets opened, the FTSE and the … Continue reading
I try to avoid writing those shrill Oh-Shit-We’re-Buggered pieces of the sort you see in the Daily Mail but I must admit, I woke up this morning and thought ‘Oh shit, we’re buggered!’ After a couple of strong coffees I realised that … Continue reading