- @Lance63 @38_degrees Why? 32 minutes ago
- @SimonMcVicker At what point? @ShoesmithKate @IPSEwestminster @BenedictDel 46 minutes ago
- @SimonMcVicker What myths are they nailing? @ShoesmithKate @IPSEwestminster @DuncanOleary 47 minutes ago
- RT @LouieWoodall: People don't realise how labour market has changed in last 10 years. There are 1.8m independent pros fulfilling key needs… 1 hour ago
- RT @stephenkb: "The average income for a self-employed person has fallen by 22% [since 2010]," @Debbie_abrahams tells #demoswork 1 hour ago
- @ShoesmithKate @IPSEwestminster I have a wee wager on this: flipchartfairytales.wordpress.com/2014/07/31/pub… 1 hour ago
- RT @stephenkb: "We haven't been thinking of the self-employed as a group that has needs [from government]," says @SeemaMalhotra1. #demoswork 1 hour ago
- Bloody good pint. At least I won't have to pay import duty on it now. http://t.co/xfrvC73BoX 2 hours ago
- @adrianshort Who better to talk about multiple identities than someone with multiple identities? 6 hours ago
- @Pawelmorski He's not the only one. 6 hours ago
- @howarthm That was more about keeping the spending off the books. @MarxistNutter 6 hours ago
- RT @lewis_d_coyne: Some good stuff here - regional assemblies are the way forward for England, and the UK's constitution: http://t.co/0MG8t… 6 hours ago
- 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
- Britain’s management problem
Monthly Archives: May 2012
Two-thirds of firms perceive employment regulation to be the biggest threat to labour market competitiveness, says the CBI. What? Even though just about everyone has more of it than we do, including many of the most competitive economies? It goes … Continue reading
“How reliable are the social sciences?” asks Notre Dame University’s Gary Gutting. Not very. The case for a negative answer lies in the predictive power of the core natural sciences compared with even the most highly developed social sciences. Social … Continue reading
I can’t remember an employment law story causing this much of a row since the 1980s. Whatever else you might say about Adrian Beecroft, at least he’s got us discussing the subject and, as Michael says, he’s inspired some great … Continue reading
Wednesday’s post on the Beecroft report aroused quite a bit of interest, including a re-print, with a not so snarky title, in Legal Week. It also led to me being called a leftie in various places, just as, a few weeks … Continue reading
Another quick plug for tonight’s CIPD event (see previous post). The CIPD’s Chief Economist John Philpott (you know, the chap who was more right than the OBR) is coming along, so it promises to be an interesting evening. If you haven’t already … Continue reading
The Beecroft report has finally been published, both in its original form, as leaked to the Telegraph, and in its final official form. (Hat Tip to Signal for the links.) And what an anti-climax it is! Sure, many managers will read … Continue reading
I spent Wednesday at the excellent ConnectingHR event. (See reviews here, here and here.) The event was subtitled ‘The Power of a Socially Engaged Organisation’ and, as you might expect from a bunch of HR people who came together through blogging … Continue reading