- @jonone100 She was: flipchartfairytales.wordpress.com/2008/11/14/eco… 1 hour ago
- RT @ianclive: Renaissance and the Rebirth of HR! hr.toolbox.com/trd/73/2/56472… … MY LATEST! #TChat #hr #hr247 #hrblogs #renaissance 1 hour ago
- RT @TACJ: Fascinating article on Syria. Also rather depressing. independent.co.uk/news/world/mid… 1 hour ago
- RT @Frances_Coppola: Me, on the BBC News website, talking about the Banking Committee recommendations: Viewpoints bbc.in/11LdywI 1 hour ago
- RT @edwestonline: Winter is coming guardian.co.uk/uk/2013/jun/18… I'm hoping this is all Government black ops to deter would-be migrants 1 hour ago
- @annkempster @signalbc I suspect this reflects what's happening elsewhere; those at the top are pulling away from everyone else. 5 hours ago
- RT @signalbc: BBC News - Civil service: MPs warn of risk of 'pay exodus' bbc.in/17Xe6bl #CivilService #PublicSector #Pay #HR #Talen… 6 hours ago
- RT @FelicityMorse: 100% rise in support for Tories amongst young people, with cutting benefits a reason for surge... Does this resonate? ht… 6 hours ago
- RT @ruskin147: The new middle class - great new multimedia series on web & BBC World masterminded by the fab @eeanrose http://t.co/UQLRjiP… 6 hours ago
- RT @DannyQuah: Excellent! RT @kingeconomist: Speaking at LSE tonight #WhenTheMoneyRunsOut. lse.ac.uk/publicEvents/e… #LSEaffluence @LSEEcon 6 hours ago
- RT @SysThinkReview: After spending hundreds of millions of £s on NHS compliance inspection CQC admit they inspected wrong things. http://t… 6 hours ago
- RT @AlisonChisnell: “@neilmorrison: I'm really excited about Inspiring the Future. Check it out inspiringthefuture.org > sounds brilliant! … 6 hours ago
- From non-jobs to non-businesses
- When the roses bloom again
- Britain’s debt shows just how bad a kicking we’ve had
- ECHR throws out religious discrimination claims
- 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!
Monthly Archives: April 2012
The Seventies were crap. It’s one of those things that ‘everybody knows’. The unions held the country to ransom, refuse piled up in the streets, power cuts were frequent and the fashions were embarrassing. The economy was tanking and Britain … Continue reading
Can we all be creative given the right circumstances or is creativity the preserve of a few naturally talented people? It’s an important question for organisations. If it’s the former, you foster an environment where people are given as much … Continue reading
Chris Dillow reckons we are facing a crisis of creativity. “What might be the most important question in economics,” he says, is “how to encourage creativity.” I say this is the most important question because it is the main cause … Continue reading
If you want to fritter away an hour or two on a Friday, you could do worse than play around with this fascinating Global cities graphic from McKinsey. It maps cities by population, GDP and Per Capita GDP in 2007 … Continue reading
Two reports about the cost of ageing and its fiscal impact came out last week. The IMF’s Financial Stability Report concluded that the cost of longevity has been consistently underestimated. By 2050, it says, if people are living for even … Continue reading
A bronze statue of Genghis Khan, by Buryat sculptor Dashi Namdakov, was placed at Marble Arch this weekend. The occasion lead Kate to consider the khan’s legacy and his leadership style. I can never decide whether Genghis Khan was a ruthless … Continue reading
I’m off for a few days on a finance and risk management action learning event. Normal service (whatever that is) will be resumed next week.
Chris Dillow’s ‘day job’ piece in the Investors’ Chronicle explains the ‘hidden unemployment’ in Britain. Productivity has dropped, he says, because a lot of people simply don’t have enough to do. Part of this is due to firms hoarding labour … Continue reading
The government’s internet surveillance proposals have provoked a storm of protest from across the political spectrum. Personal privacy and its protection always arouses strong feelings. At least, it does when the threat to it comes from the state. But there is … Continue reading
My Twitter stream is full of links to articles and blog posts with titles like, “The 7 must-haves for business success,” or “The 5 things that make a successful entrepreneur,” or “10 reasons why beer drinkers make better businessmen.” OK, maybe … Continue reading