- RT @StevePeers: Indeed net migration of EU citizens to the UK has been dropping since the referendum - fullfact.org/immigration/eu… Unfortunate… 15 minutes ago
- RT @duncanbHR: Lockdown heroes: will the low-paid ever get a raise? 'The low paid are female and black'. 'In the cut throat light of day I… 2 hours ago
- RT @_petermason: I hate to break it to the Labour movement, but Ben Tillett, famed leader of the Dockers Union, and Beatrice Webb of the Fa… 2 hours ago
- RT @_petermason: Anna Tomlinson was passionate, compassionate and forthright in her views. A real force for good. However much you’d disagr… 2 hours ago
- RT @PickardJE: I don't know who's writing the script but the Ayn Rand Institute has just been bailed out by taxpayers https://t.co/YegQoJS… 2 hours ago
- RT @TorstenBell: Less good is that govt will be announcing policy all over the place and because we’re not having a Budget we won’t get the… 3 hours ago
- RT @TorstenBell: Good news 1) OBR updating its forecasts 2) providing a range of scenarios this time (given huge uncertainty on virus and e… 3 hours ago
- RT @OBR_UK: Our latest Fiscal sustainability report will be published on 14 July. 📚 We will update our coronavirus scenario analysis, expl… 3 hours ago
- RT @TorstenBell: When is a Budget not a Budget? When Chancellor has chosen not to do it alongside new @OBR_UK forecasts 3 hours ago
- RT @AntonioFatas: Fascinating thread on the saving glut of the rich and Covid 5 hours ago
- RT @sarahoconnor_: I was in the first trimester of pregnancy during this select committee & throwing up violently just before, which is ano… 15 hours ago
- RT @sarahoconnor_: 2017, C4: "Leicester sweatshops exposed" 2018, FT: "Exploitation in UK garment industry" 2019, BBC: "Leicester...fast fa… 15 hours ago
- 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
- The Hoaxer
- Whatever happened to The Debt?
- Johnson’s Suez
- Brexit is the road to nowhere, whoever is driving the car
- The privatisation of capitalism
- 12 reasons why Labour should oppose Brexit
- Brexit: Where do we go from here?
- Do people want a new centrist party?
- A tale of two constituencies
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