- RT @georgeeaton: New line in Balls's speech was that Labour manifesto will not include any new spending proposals paid for by borrowing - m… 12 minutes ago
- RT @PeopleMgt: More high skilled routes into work needed for future economy, warns UKCES #HRnews cipd.co.uk/PM/peoplemanag… 13 minutes ago
- @Frances_Coppola They're all doing austerity. Just pick which version: flipchartfairytales.wordpress.com/2014/09/22/the… 22 minutes ago
- @VeryBritishDude @shocker38 That was my point. Explaining the bailout in 140 chars is way beyond my capability. 25 minutes ago
- @VeryBritishDude Depends what you mean by cost though. nao.org.uk/highlights/tax… @shocker38 29 minutes ago
- You know that 'passport not where you thought it was' moment ... 44 minutes ago
- RT @TimScottHR: The usual insight, charts and use of "chinny reckon" make this a must read from @FlipChartRick wp.me/p3uYA-2aO 51 minutes ago
- @TimScottHR You have to be a certain age... Thanks for the RT anyway. 52 minutes ago
- @Wonkypolicywonk Thanks Richard. How's tricks? 55 minutes ago
- @jonone100 Well at least she won't have to worry about hills there. 1 hour ago
- RT @Rachel_England: This forever. http://t.co/hPkltSOMsb 1 hour ago
- Who nearly lost the UK? averypublicsociologist.blogspot.co.uk/2014/09/the-uk… Via @philbc3 1 hour ago
- 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
- Can UKIP scale up?
- The spirit of the age
- Why is the gender pay gap higher for management jobs?
- The self-employment earnings timebomb
Monthly Archives: July 2010
Last week Kevin Ball mused on the future of graduate employment: One of the axioms of British thinking about its response to globalisation is that the knowledge economy is going to save us from the Brazilian/Russian/Indian/Chinese hoards who are going … Continue reading
There is already some animated discussion on Twitter about the end of the default retirement age. As Laurie Anstis says: I suppose technically the abolition of the default retirement age counts as de-regulation, but employers won’t see it that way. … Continue reading
The government’s proposed immigration cap, one of the Conservatives’ flagship policies, seems to be falling apart months before its implementation date. That it has caused tensions within the Coalition is not really surprising. What will most probably kill it, though, is the opposition from business. … Continue reading
Here’s a great counterblast from Kevin Ball in response to the know-nothings who keep banging on about how the NHS doesn’t need management. As he says, the government is about to ask a group of people, many of whom have little enthusiasm for management, … Continue reading
Back in the early 1990s I was working for a company which had a very generous car scheme. Not only could you choose pretty much whatever car you liked within a certain price range but the firm paid all your petrol … Continue reading
Times Higher Education reports that St Andrews University spent £204,000 fighting a constructive dismissal claim and a subsequent appeal. It won the case but the employee concerned would probably only have received £20,000 if the university had lost. In other words, … Continue reading
A row has broken out in the Guardian’s public sector management section. Last week, interim manager Hilary Husbands wrote an article arguing that public sector managers who have bottled out of making radical change should be replaced by bolder interim managers who … Continue reading