- @Frances_Coppola Are you going to fillet this polemic? 49 minutes ago
- @Frances_Coppola Doesn’t that assume that the Cold War is actually over? 49 minutes ago
- RT @Gilesyb: You can find a fair smattering of nonsense in this piece by Louis de Bernières - I'd pick the blithe belief in "Johnson pullin… 1 hour ago
- RT @chrishanretty: "Louis de Bernières on Brexit" is more or less what you would expect from a 65 year old man living in Bungay https://t.c… 1 hour ago
- @johnb78 @djackmanson ‘In every generation, the British Parliament seems to be dying.’ researchgate.net/publication/30… 1 hour ago
- RT @dlknowles: Every time I go to a supermarket in America I find myself missing Tesco and if that isn't a sign that American capitalism ha… 1 hour ago
- RT @oldtrotter: The reason the monarch moved around the country was to demonstrate power, not to give it away. That was the purpose of Henr… 1 hour ago
- RT @johnb78: Although the Express/Python thing is funny, it is worth remembering that the current UK passport says QUIM at the top of it in… 1 hour ago
- RT @ProfDaveAndress: How "quick on its feet, and responsive" can you be against a shameless looter who will tell one lie in the morning, an… 2 hours ago
- RT @BEERG: The level of delusion displayed in this article is staggering, on so many levels. Apparently, where the UK has ended up on Brexi… 2 hours ago
- As President Woodrow Wilson said, “I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.” twitter.com/simonheath1/st… 2 hours ago
- This is, er, an interesting corporate approach to monitoring employees’ financial well-being! (HT @dds180) twitter.com/oregonprogress… 2 hours ago
- The Hoaxer
- Whatever happened to The Debt?
- Johnson’s Suez
- Brexit is the road to nowhere, whoever is driving the car
- The privatisation of capitalism
- 12 reasons why Labour should oppose Brexit
- Brexit: Where do we go from here?
- Do people want a new centrist party?
- A tale of two constituencies
- Brexit as a bad career move
- Why is the EU in no hurry for a trade deal?
- An Irish Sea border is a silly idea but so is the cake-and-eat-it bluster
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Monthly Archives: March 2007
Is your office full of those annoying twenty-somethings who sit there listening to their iPods, texting and pretending to work at the same time? If anyone has the temerity to challenge them about it, they will insist that it is … Continue reading
Human Resources magazine reports on a speech given by Asda’s People Director (what?!) David Smith last week. He says that to add value, HR needs to remove poor performing staff, set a framework for management and measure the results. According to Smith, … Continue reading
Bob Diamond, the head of Barclays’ investment banking division, must really love his job. If someone gave me £22 million, that’s it, I’d be off before you could blink. With that sort of money I’d have enough to live on … Continue reading
A number of newspapers report that RBS is threatening to discipline employees who refuse to set up accounts with the bank for payment of their salaries. It is standard practice for banks to refuse to pay salaries into accounts held … Continue reading
I’ve just finished reading ‘Who Moved My BlackBerry?’, Lucy Kellaway’s acutely observed piss-take of corporate life. If you have worked in the corporate world, the bits of the book that don’t make you laugh will leave you squirming with embarrassment. The story … Continue reading
My first reaction to yesterday’s budget was that Gordon Brown plans to rob the very poor to give to those who are a bit better off. Getting rid of the 10% tax rate will hit the low paid hardest. Having said that, … Continue reading