- RT @MattWhittakerPB: Weekend reading from me reflecting on the @ONS social capital update and how it relates to the Prime Minister’s pledge… 5 hours ago
- RT @DavidHenigUK: Possibly right that there needs to be a row. I found more interesting that the view ascribed to Number 10 of the EU is so… 5 hours ago
- @JonnElledge Cacklegoose Green. 5 hours ago
- RT @George_Osborne: In Downing Street - where you put him ... 10 hours ago
- @DavidHenigUK @AlexStevensKent This suggests quite a few people take advantage of it. https://t.co/c07SGvLFRj 16 hours ago
- RT @DavidHenigUK: Those who believe Australia is a model for future UK trade policy presumably know that they have a single market type rel… 16 hours ago
- This is interesting. As my dad used to say, always look up. Fred Housego - History On Your Doorstep (1982) -… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 17 hours ago
- RT @Frances_Coppola: Folks, today I demonstrate one of my superpowers. At 12 noon, I shall simultaneously be on the BBC's #Moneybox, discus… 19 hours ago
- The Guardian reckons Ealing will have the largest increase in the number of tower blocks of any London Borough. Tha… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 19 hours ago
- RT @Williamw1: Job done: a poignant moment that perhaps deserves more airplay. The @BritishArmy has formally closed its last base in German… 19 hours ago
- What’s interesting about this is that, in recent months, people have joined the dots. Various local opposition grou… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 20 hours ago
- RT @TorstenBell: Spot on in defence of the Gini 22 hours ago
- 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
- Brexit as a bad career move
- Why is the EU in no hurry for a trade deal?
- An Irish Sea border is a silly idea but so is the cake-and-eat-it bluster
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Monthly Archives: April 2008
Not long ago the papers were complaining about the impact of large scale immigration from Eastern Europe. Now, there are fears that the Poles and others are heading for home as the exchange rate and the UK’s economy make working here … Continue reading
Once again, one of Laurie Ruettimann’s posts has left me struggling with North American nomenclature. A Valedictorian is, apparently, the student who makes the final speech at the graduation ceremony. There is, it seems, a whole palaver surrounding the election or selection of … Continue reading
Bad luck, folks, I haven’t been run over by a bus, I just had a breakdown in communication with my ISP which made them think I wanted to cancel my account. All sorted now and no harm done. This book review in … Continue reading
Via HR Zone I discovered HR with Guts. What a great title for a blog. This piece on giving bad news caught my eye. As Jan Hills says, most of the training managers are given on this subject focuses on dealing with … Continue reading
I always spell her name wrong at the first attempt but, even so, Laurie Reuttiman’s blog is always good for a funny story. This one made me laugh. Years ago, before I was married, my father-in-law asked me, “What is Human Resources? What do you … Continue reading
Earlier this week, the bosses of banks like HSBC, Barclays, HBOS and RBS, together with leading investment bankers and hedge fund managers, trooped in to see Gordon Brown and demanded that the government ‘do something’ about the credit crunch. Sure … Continue reading
These HR-is-rubbish articles seem to be coming thick and fast. The most recent, published in last Thursday’s Times Higher Education, was written by David Colquhoun, a professor of pharmacology at University College London. He accuses HR of peddling gobbledegook and … Continue reading