- RT @benatipsosmori: Large cuts in public spending really affecting council services twitter.com/patrickjbutler… but govt riding high in the pol… 6 hours ago
- Very interesting this. Much of what EU is saying now it was saying in July, including no trade agreement until afte… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 10 hours ago
- RT @MattWhittakerRF: Public sector net borrowing was £52bn in 2016-17, in line with OBR forecast & 28% down on 2015-16. But it's projected… 12 hours ago
- RT @MattWhittakerRF: Full year public sector net debt figures also in line w/OBR projections: equivalent to 86.6% of GDP. 3 percentage poin… 12 hours ago
- RT @asentance: Global economy and consumers pulling UK economy in opposite directions. My comment on recent trends in @guardian https://t.c… 12 hours ago
- RT @ddhitchens: Michael Duggan asks Roy Hattersley about an intriguing counterfactual: catholicherald.co.uk/issues/april-2… https://t.co/WnNeBxS6NA 14 hours ago
- RT @LordPlutocrat: How the rich screwed the taxpayer. Again! Never learn do you, peasants? 😂 theguardian.com/news/2017/apr/… 14 hours ago
- @chris__curtis How new is this? Is it a Brexit thing or has age been replacing clasd for sometime? 15 hours ago
- RT @jdportes: Metropolitan liberal elite? @migrationwatch still claiming construction, social care etc are "low skill" jobs: https://t.co/… 15 hours ago
- RT @JamesMelville: British chips for British shoulders. #SuggestAPolicyForUKIP https://t.co/hi6AVbTlSY 15 hours ago
- RT @MigObs: Newly updated briefing: Settlement in the UK migrationobservatory.ox.ac.uk/resources/brie… 15 hours ago
- @DazNewman Sorry to panic you. 15 hours ago
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- A star-studded Future of Work event
- Bad on top of bad
- Self-employment: who’s dodging the tax?
- Time to come clean about health spending
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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)