- RT @johnvanreenen: The 2020s are set to be a decisive economic decade for the UK buff.ly/3cpZUOa @FT on the new @CEP_LSE and @resfo… 14 minutes ago
- @rdanielkelemen One of the by-products of Brexit has been the destruction of the reputations of some of our grandee… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 18 minutes ago
- RT @DavidHenigUK: Remember how the vaccine procurement demonstrated how we'd beat the world post-Brexit? Didn't quite work out like that. A… 24 minutes ago
- RT @DavidHenigUK: My prediction of a few months ago that the UK would not in fact reopen substantially ahead of the rest of the EU despite… 25 minutes ago
- RT @DavidHenigUK: If Johnson takes media questions later on the delays to lifting covid restrictions please can one of them ask him how the… 4 hours ago
- RT @rdanielkelemen: Incredible how Bogdanor ignores that it was Johnson who chose to put border in Irish Sea & sold deal to Parliament. But… 4 hours ago
- RT @jonlis1: The Irish border sparked a civil war. For 5 years Johnson’s dismissed it, laughed it off and subjugated it to his own interest… 4 hours ago
- RT @StevePeers: Neo-Nazi ex-Ukip member jailed for 18 years for terror offences theguardian.com/uk-news/2021/j… 4 hours ago
- RT @edwest: Utterly useless twitter.com/PoliticsForAlI… 4 hours ago
- @Paul0Evans1 I'd be interested to see that. Freelancers think they are alright until they are not! It's only when s… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 5 hours ago
- Warning: don't follow this link if you've got looming deadlines. Hours of fun..... twitter.com/HelenMiller_IF… 5 hours ago
- RT @TorstenBell: Check out this great resource @HelenMiller_IFS and team have pulled together twitter.com/helenmiller_if… 6 hours 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 recovery won’t be V-shaped
- 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
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