- RT @jon_mcgregor: O Canada! RT @lachlan: New contender for greatest political ad of the year https://t.co/k9LAdSPs1U 2 hours ago
- RT @KateGL: “@LondonTimes: Love this! #DéjàMoo... been there, done that kind of feeling & still I never seem to learn!!! http://t.co/ZTnMJx… 3 hours ago
- RT @Brasilmagic: What kind of teabagger are you? http://t.co/YgYOAD90e5 3 hours ago
- @MJCarty @MervynDinnen @duncanbHR Any of you chaps going to this? resolutionfoundation.org/events/just-jo… 15 hours ago
- RT @resfoundation: NEW EVENT The changing face of self-employment. Launch of a major RF report next month. resolutionfoundation.org/events/just-jo… 17 hours ago
- @mjturner1975 @AdamBienkov Doubt it, given the demand for London property. 1 day ago
- @johnb78 Now that's really silly. For a start, where would you draw the boundary? @mjturner1975 @AdamBienkov 1 day ago
- @johnb78 @mjturner1975 @AdamBienkov More here: flipchartfairytales.wordpress.com/2013/10/10/tim… 1 day ago
- @AdamBienkov Because it would relocate power and state spending to another part of the country. 1 day ago
- Moving the government from London would be "one of the most democratic reforms in British history" says John Harris. theguardian.com/commentisfree/…" 1 day ago
- RT @resfoundation: NEW SURVEY 450,000 newly self-employed workers would rather be employees - though clear majority are content. http://t.c… 1 day ago
- Good piece in @SocietyGuardian on the Crossrail apprentice scheme: gu.com/p/3zcdy/tw Kudos to @robjones_tring and colleagues. 1 day ago
- Comparative recovery
- The social media pillory
- More freelancers than public employees: Is that really a Good Thing?
- Waiting in vain for the rebound
- Is the state shrinking?
- The working poor and the welfare cap
- Public finances: The picture is largely unchanged
- Is wealth inequality just getting back to normal?
- Bob Crow
- What happens when the pensions run out?
- Work in 2030: Even more precarious than it is now
- The 4G workplace
Monthly Archives: August 2012
Last week, a group of Tory MPs abandoned all that stuff about ‘hardworking families’ and branded this country Lazy Britain: Once they enter the workplace, the British are among the worst idlers in the world. We work among the lowest hours, … Continue reading
The number of self-employed people reached another record high over the last quarter. 4.2 million people are now working for themselves. This is becoming a monthly occurrence which is perhaps why it passes with so little comment. We certainly don’t … Continue reading
Labour MP Stella Creasy is calling for a complete re-think of public services. She told the Guardian’s Patrick Wintour that the twin pressures of debt and demographics mean that the old days of ever-increasing budgets will not return, even with … Continue reading
Apparently, there is a Chinese proverb that says a fish is always the last to discover the water. It’s usually trotted out during organisational culture change programmes. Regardless of whether or not it really is an old Chinese saying, it … Continue reading
A woman lost a claim for religious discrimination earlier this week. She claimed that she was sacked for wearing a headscarf because her employer had decided that it was not in keeping with the company’s trendy image. Her employer, Global … Continue reading
A couple of weeks ago on Kiss FM (I know, I know, but it’s piped through the speakers at my gym) they were asking for examples of things you’ll say which will shock future generations. The primer was “I was … Continue reading