- RT @StrongerInNos: .@DanHannanMEP @Sebastian_JKT I think your chronology is out! But to bring up to date, surely ... http://t.co/MQq519zuNr 6 hours ago
- RT @TheEconomist: Trending: For the first time in history, the US college-educated middle-class are working longer hours than the poor http… 7 hours ago
- RT @olivertomberry: Bloody hell, Trelawny playing on @BBCr4today, followed by Loveday Jenkin from Mebyon Kernow. When do we march on Westmi… 8 hours ago
- RT @UndergroundMgzn: Cornish militias seize key infrastructure throughout the region wp.me/p2gCNC-Vm 8 hours ago
- RT @Channel4News: A wodhesta kewsel Kernewek? The Cornish get minority rights - but how much do you know about them? channel4.com/news/cornwall-…… 8 hours ago
- RT @Cornish_Buddha: Gonna av to watch the film Minority Report t'nite....... #Cornish #blessed 8 hours ago
- RT @spargo__: Fed refuses to allow an audit of German #gold Is it there? nsnbc.me/2013/04/18/fed… 10 hours ago
- RT @BenChu_: To go with my self-employment analysis ind.pn/1l5JNUL this chart shows jobs market since recession: http://t.co/bQCGuh… 13 hours ago
- RT @StrongerInNos: .@jdportes @BenChu_ The same for 65+ but with changed wording. Does that make it clearer? Quite a different picture. htt… 13 hours ago
- RT @StrongerInNos: @BenChu_ @jdportes Illustrating something of possible qualitative differences in the new self-employment ... http://t.co… 13 hours ago
- RT @BenChu_: A chilling tale from @johngapper of a former McKinsey consultant hollowing out the pharma industry: ft.com/cms/s/0/193748… 13 hours ago
- @John_Ferrett @jmgreenprospect Difficult to know how much of this is due to crash in earnings or to rise in undeclared cash economy. 15 hours 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