- RT @DmitryOpines: If you're angry at the media for stoking fears about shortages, consider other news stories you've seen that frame a comp… 12 minutes ago
- Anyone seen this ILO report on migrant labour that Lilley quoted? #Newsnight 12 minutes ago
- Crikey @BBCNewsnight, is Peter Lilley the best you could get? 18 minutes ago
- @ILoveHanwell It will be nice when the line actually leads to a section that goes underground. 21 minutes ago
- But will they come back? ft.com/content/833516… 22 minutes ago
- RT @jimkillock: Brexit alway was going to lead to a fight over how we deal with technical, detailed EU legislation, that MPs are not well-p… 24 minutes ago
- RT @DavidHenigUK: Presume all developed country ministers are tweeting the same and this is not just a UK thing? Oh. 25 minutes ago
- RT @DavidHenigUK: The state we're in. Real life impacts. 27 minutes ago
- RT @WilliamsonChris: While I was trying (in vain) to find petrol to drive my daughter to London for university tomorrow, a colleague who ru… 27 minutes ago
- RT @stefanstern: This is how you take back control of the narrative. By @Freedland theguardian.com/commentisfree/… 29 minutes ago
- RT @rafaelbehr: I keep seeing Johnson accused by critics of being 'missing in action' over various things. But MIA implies combat participa… 33 minutes ago
- @Sales_Rainmaker @GeoffBurch @flyinglawyer73 @CarolineFlint @oflynnsocial @zatzi @DanielCreminUK @Robert_Craven… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 49 minutes 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