- Interested to see opinion poll response to this. My guess is that idea of 're-nationalising' PFI will be popular. theguardian.com/politics/2017/… 2 hours ago
- More on Brexit from @Frances_Coppola. In Ireland. irishtimes.com/business/econo… 4 hours ago
- RT @BrexitBin: Every country has circa 20% hardcore racists. The trick is to never let them dictate agendas. UK forgot that. Germany won't.… 4 hours ago
- RT @GuardianEdu: Ministers are suffering from ‘Pisa-envy’ and think the cure is for children to learn more facts. @MichaelRosenYes https:/… 4 hours ago
- RT @acgrayling: The road to reversing Brexit may have just begun at Labour’s conference fringe | Manuel Cortes theguardian.com/commentisfree/… 4 hours ago
- "Ultimately, if you treat employees badly it will come back to bite you at some point."@neilmorrison on Ryanair. change-effect.com/2017/09/25/whe… 4 hours ago
- RT @IrishTimesWorld: Barnier warns UK a transition deal must respect EU rules irishtimes.com/news/world/eur… 4 hours ago
- RT @ReutersUK: Britain would have to accept all EU rules during Brexit transition - Barnier reut.rs/2xGmaA3 https://t.co/xtHaDx2NWt 5 hours ago
- RT @GroomB: No talks on transition before progress on divorce terms, says Barnier. ft.com/content/c14205… 5 hours ago
- Did any school ban playing conkers @BBCBreakfast? There was certainly no national ban. #bbcbreakfast hse.gov.uk/myth/september… 5 hours ago
- RT @ChrisGiles_: The surprising chart in the excellent @FT German election graphic ft.com/content/e7c7d9… Again immigration drives votes… 5 hours ago
- "Britain can either have its cake, or eat it" twitter.com/fteconomics/st… 5 hours ago
- Brexit – no job for dilettantes
- Who needs low-skill migrants anyway?
- Summer is over: now Brexit gets serious
- Friction burns
- Sitcom Britain
- Minimum overtime pay: a nudge for lazy managers
- Britain’s stay-at-home youth
- Ending the pay squeeze – could the unions make a comeback?
- HBO’s Confederate: What about the half that hasn’t been told?
- The tribunal fees case and why we still need unions
- The rise and fall of the property-owning democracy
- Brexit: the visionless vacuum
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Monthly Archives: September 2007
It’s that time of year again. New graduate trainees are turning up, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, at companies all over the UK. The Corporate Whore has volunteered to help out with their induction programme at his firm. Silly boy! That’s the sort of … Continue reading
How often do good ideas get blocked in organisations? Sometimes, the objection is the familiar “It’ll never work here” argument. You can usually deal with that by finding somewhere similar where it has worked. Altogether more insidious are the “Yes, but not yet” ploys … Continue reading
I’ll let you into a secret. A couple of years ago, I started a blog about the world of work, including stuff about managing people, behaviour in the workplace and some more general business articles. Not unlike this blog, in … Continue reading
This post from Guru reminded me to have a rant about the row over using Facebook and MySpace at work. As he says, there is nothing new about this. Ever since Solitaire and Minesweeper appeared, people have been pretending to work … Continue reading
What if business meetings were like internet comment threads? Rude and irrelevant comments, juvenile point-scoring, pretentious self-importance and transparent attempts to shift the topic. I’m sure nothing like that would ever happen in a real business meeting. Would it?
This reminded me of a couple of people I used to work with. Hat Tip: Corporate Whores (US Version)