- RT @TheEconomist: Britain's minimum wage may rise. Good news for workers—except those who will be fired econ.st/1XoCNlY https://t.c… 5 hours ago
- RT @Gilesyb: UK Treasury infrastructure scheme falls far short of £40bn target - FT.com on.ft.com/1kRNL7U Awkward 5 hours ago
- Don't write off older workers. They bring a wealth of skills and experience. ind.pn/1X8LbLr 5 hours ago
- @A_M_Russell @johnb78 @CJFDillow Surely someone will make a film of this 6 hours ago
- RT @guardian: Survey finds European banks sitting on €1tn mountain of bad debt trib.al/TUMZWoS 7 hours ago
- Good BBC4 series on Britain's tricorned villains bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06… Dick Turpin was, apparently, a brutal torturing thug. 8 hours ago
- @A_M_Russell @johnb78 Ah yes it was this: flipchartfairytales.wordpress.com/2013/01/08/the… Off the back of this: stumblingandmumbling.typepad.com/stumbling_and_… by @CJFDillow 8 hours ago
- Ignore the chancellor's speech: instituteforgovernment.org.uk/blog/12765/fiv… Wait for the donkey-chaser. #SR2015 https://t.co/djfNuvJzxK 14 hours ago
- RT @earlymodernjohn: See also: being unable to get a pint in a Cambridge pub because a lab full of gifted scientists on a night out can't s… 14 hours ago
- This is very good. twitter.com/HR_Cass/status… 14 hours ago
- RT @schulte_stef: 2008 financial crisis different from earlier crises, main reason: #shadowbanking? @BostonFed bostonfed.org/economic/curre… http… 21 hours ago
- RT @PickardJE: "In the North of England — the North of England! — the Tories are at 42% to Labour’s 36%." medium.com/@chrisdeerin… @chrisdee… 1 day ago
- Productivity and the National Living Wage
- The incredible shrinking gig economy
- Dr Cameron’s advice to councils: apply more leeches
- Herding wildcats – good luck with that one!
- How the government could avoid tax credit cuts
- The gig economy: don’t give up your day job
- Osborne’s National Living Wage: Why it won’t work and why it just might
- Nowhere to go on tax credit cuts
- Is Britain losing interest in foreign affairs?
- The jobs miracle: digging deeper
- Selling Britain by the yuan
- Tory opposition to tax credit cuts: arithmetically challenged
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.