- @StrongerInNos @billwells_1 @PaulBivandCESI @djmgaffneyw4 Alas #CambridgeBeerFestival prevents me from commenting further. 2 hours ago
- RT @adamcorlett: Cutting £13bn from unprotected departments seems 'challenging' (and then some if exc defence) http://t.co/sWX8kBkg8L @Flip… 2 hours ago
- RT @adrianshort: Eric Pickles has been awarded a knighthood for services to hierarchy and tradition. 3 hours ago
- @StrongerInNos Well that's where I was going with this. @PaulBivandCESI @djmgaffneyw4 @billwells_1 3 hours ago
- @Frances_Coppola Why thank you! @izakaminska @azizonomics @tomashirstecon @DavidKeo @tomstreithorst @CJFDillow @edwardnh @M_C_Klein 5 hours ago
- RT @HRBullets: Bosses behaving badly can cost companies up to £144m cityam.com/216313/bosses-… via @CityAM 5 hours ago
- @JamesDelingpole Being on one of London's slow streets is pretty bad too. homesandproperty.co.uk/property-news/… 5 hours ago
- RT @kirstyjmcneill: Britain resigns as a world power washingtonpost.com/opinions/brita…. This is not inevitable, just proof choices have consequences. … 6 hours ago
- RT @npi_research: From yesterday: our report for @CitizensAdvice on the state of the private rented sector in England npi.org.uk/publications/h… 6 hours ago
- @djmgaffneyw4 Intrigued that UK wage Gini is highest in EU but that for household incomes not. Wondered how much due to tax & transfers 6 hours ago
- @djmgaffneyw4 Ah, OK. Need to read up on this. My knowledge of EU welfare systems is rudimentary, to say the least. 6 hours ago
- A few thoughts on yesterday's record busting immigration figures. wp.me/p3uYA-2mt http://t.co/emebwgEI7k 6 hours ago
- A 1995 immigration target for a 2015 economy
- How different is Scotland?
- Labour lost the economic argument 5 years ago
- The deficit: much tougher than it looked
- Are the Conservatives ideologically driven state-shrinkers?
- The Tories and welfare: Machiavellian or just muddling through?
- Recovery: Was that it?
- Low productivity: don’t blame the workforce
- Startups and the productivity puzzle
- David Nicholson is right: The NHS will need more money
- Flip Chart Cat
- Buccaneering Britain
Monthly Archives: June 2007
By the time we go back to work on Monday, the smoking ban will be in force. I would be willing to bet that many employers are still totally unprepared for it. A lot people just haven’t thought it through. For example, do lorries, … Continue reading
The Times had a whole section on Talent Management yesterday (H/T: Stumbling and Mumbling). There’s some interesting stuff in there but this piece on managing teams caught my eye. Its basic message is that to manage your team members effectively, … Continue reading
I heard this term yesterday and it made me laugh out loud. Lemon-Dropping is the opposite of Cherry-Picking. It usually takes place when an organisation is outsourcing some of its processes to another provider, or where one provider is taking … Continue reading
The Public Accounts Committee has released its report on the public sector’s use of consultants. It gives a figure of £2.8 billion for the total spending in 2005-06. That includes central government, the NHS and local authorities. Here are some of the … Continue reading
The Observer’s Nick Cohen has been having a go at management consultants again. He is particularly resentful about what he describes as their plundering of the public sector, claiming that government spending on management consultants is now running at around £2 billion a year. … Continue reading
…well, booted off the Apprentice and fired from her day job, anyway. Katie Hopkins has been given the push from her job at the Met Office, for failing her probationary period. Her former employer has also denied that she was earning … Continue reading