- Or, to put it another way, it’s the earliest Thursday sunset of the year. It’s a really crap day to have an election. 6 hours ago
- 12 December is the darkest Thursday evening of the year. In London, it is almost the earliest sunset (which is a da… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 7 hours ago
- RT @arthistorynews: Look at him grinning his way through this. It’s all just a game. twitter.com/hannahITV/stat… 7 hours ago
- RT @arthistorynews: That’s the Christmas decorations up. https://t.co/IDLHU7JLfD 7 hours ago
- RT @nicktolhurst: Im a LibDem. Everyone here knows that by now. But seriously LibDems - whether activist, supporter or voter - if you are… 10 hours ago
- @DazNewman @jamespike29 I suppose ‘Empowered to take advantage of the opportunities offered by the flexible labour market’ might not fit. 10 hours ago
- RT @FinancialTimes: “I cannot imagine any previous generation of Conservatives putting at risk the union in the way that has now happened,”… 13 hours ago
- RT @DmitryOpines: "The country is flagging because Kings and Queens are struggling to migrate here, leaving us without the vital car window… 13 hours ago
- RT @DmitryOpines: This sounds amazing. An immigration system based not on market demand but on letting in those with titles toffs think mi… 13 hours ago
- RT @anneapplebaum: "This election has been marinated in mendacity: big lies and small lies; quarter truths and pseudo-facts; distortion, di… 15 hours ago
- In case you weren’t depressed enough already... twitter.com/prospect_clark… 17 hours ago
- @anandMenon1 @benatipsosmori @epkaufm @BobbyDuffyKings @h_shrimpton @TheEconomist @resfoundation Yep. Don’t forget SKIing. 1 day ago
- 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
- Away day to nowhere
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Monthly Archives: August 2008
The media are getting into a froth about the fake sick-notes being sold on the internet for £25. “Employers could possibly lose thousands each year,” screams an unnamed DWP spokeswoman quoted in the Telegraph. But no one has asked the obvious question: … Continue reading
Another of those annoying I-told-you-so posts. The Observer reported at the weekend that, despite the economic downturn, the mass exodus of East European workers from the UK has created a labour shortage. [E]mployers can no longer depend on a steady supply of relatively … Continue reading
My good friend Robin Stuart-Kotze wrote to me at the weekend from deepest rural Ireland, pointing me to this recent McKinsey article and reflecting on ‘The Demotion of HR’: Contrary to the speeches and articles coming out of the HR community about why they should … Continue reading
There will be a few management consultants working on government projects thinking, “There but for the grace of God” this morning. Earlier this week, someone from PA Consulting apparently lost a memory stick containing the names, addresses and dates of birth of … Continue reading
Recently, I have had a number of discussions with managers on whether the credit crunch and the predicted economic downturn will see employers adopting a No-More-Mr-Nice-Guy stance, and binning the so-called employee friendly initiatives that have taken shape over the last ten … Continue reading
There was a lot of fuss last week when the Policy Exchange produced a report highlighting the failure of initiatives to regenerate old industrial cities in Britain’s provinces. It claimed that many of the old single-industry towns had lost their raison … Continue reading