- Looking at this on the run so haven’t had time to read and digest yet. Just wondering how it squares with ‘the Grea… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 8 hours ago
- RT @quaestorix: Brilliant. Of interest to @FlipChartRick I'm sure. 1 day ago
- RT @WarrenFarmNR: Redwings spotted feeding on #WarrenFarmNR 💚 A Schedule 1 species & on the U.K. Amber List of conservation concern, they a… 1 day ago
- Another good piece by @fotoole. Despite Brexit, the UK and Ireland (and the rest of the EU) are stuck with each oth… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 1 day ago
- @johnb78 @nickjbarlow This says 1995 but I think it was before then. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lighthous… 1 day ago
- @johnb78 @nickjbarlow I first heard it as a US v Canada thing, years ago. Long before sowshul meeja. 1 day ago
- @oldtrotter He’s probably not struggling. I suspect he pretends not to know stuff when it suits him. 1 day ago
- RT @oldtrotter: John struggling with the difference between cyclical and structural tax revenues. https://t.co/iPVJVlxTnO 1 day ago
- @p_surridge @Keir_Starmer Yeah. More like an outlier. Good essay though! 1 day ago
- @think_and_bee Part of Eric Williams’s argument is that the British waited until it was less economically inconveni… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 1 day ago
- @think_and_bee I didn’t say it was large by 1833 (though 5% of GDP is significant) - the industrial economy had gro… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 1 day ago
- And on his own by the sounds of it. twitter.com/lordrickettsp/… 1 day ago
- The 2020s: Disruption? You ain’t seen nothing yet!
- Labour’s problem is not the Red Wall – it’s the Grey Wall
- Jenrick’s conjuring trick
- Corporate purpose: a new dawn or a defensive ruse?
- Brexit bureaucracy – it’s not a bug, it’s a feature
- The outcry over LTNs is not a culture war – it’s more serious than that
- The almost-but-not-quite recovery
- The end of the furlough and the new social divide
- Britain’s reputation trashed for the sake of a three word slogan
- Why Conservatives love the culture war
- This recession could be long and deep
- Don’t make the self-employed the punchbag of the next recession
Monthly Archives: October 2007
Many years ago, at the tail end of the Thatcher era, I did a CIPD qualification. On the syllabus was Harry Braverman’s Labor and Monopoly Capital. It was considered, at the time, to be the seminal Marxist work on the labour process and the … Continue reading
I’m often impressed by the ability of women to run for trains and buses while wearing high heels. This, however, is just plain bloody stupid.
There is a blogger tradition that Friday is Official Cat Blogging Day. That’s why I have posted this video which, if you’ve ever lived with a cat, will make you laugh. Our cat even sleeps in the same spot on the … Continue reading
Associated Newspapers, owners of the Daily Mail and Evening Standard, have threatened recruitment blogger Peter Gold with legal action. It appears that Peter dissed The Appointment, their retail recruitment magazine, and so Associated have sent the boys round. Well, they’ve written Peter … Continue reading
This is an odd thing to hear from a Tory shadow minister. Theresa May has said that employers who are found guilty of pay discrimination should be forced to conduct an equal pay audit. For those unfamiliar with this process, it … Continue reading
Oh dear! The Corporate Whore is trying to pull one of the HR people at his firm. He’s planning to make his move at a pre-Christmas drinking bout. I just know it will end in tears. Possibly even P45s. These things always do.
Here’s an update on that story from Norway. Karita Bekkemellem, the minister who threatened to close firms down for not complying with the gender quota, has been sacked. Whether her successor will continue with the policy to be seen. As soon as … Continue reading
If you are thinking of saving on your wage bill by employing stupid, gullible people, think again. It could end up costing you several million. HR Wench has a handy quiz to help you screen such people out of your organisation.
We don’t do embarrassing-bosses-at-conferences anywhere near as well as they do them in the USA. This looks rather endearing when compared to real toe-curling stuff like this: …..or this. If anyone else knows of any company-song, away-day humiliation, or bosses-who-should-know-better videos, point me to them. … Continue reading