- RT @djmgaffneyw4: The rest of the nation may wish to consider bowing its head in shame around the same time. twitter.com/johnestevens/s… 3 hours ago
- RT @TheIJR: VICE Reporter: Charlottesville Protesters ‘Didn't Talk About Robert E. Lee…They Chanted About Jews' ijr.com/2017/08/952275… 3 hours ago
- RT @smartnotstupid: There's a second EU referendum tomorrow, so which way will you vote? Please Retweet 3 hours ago
- RT @ITabroad: ‘I’m packing my bags today’: The Irish leaving Brexit Britain irishtimes.com/life-and-style… 3 hours ago
- RT @HEontap: Frenzied battle to snare students as universities fight for survival ow.ly/uX2X50dxB4U | Guardian 3 hours ago
- RT @StrongerInNos: @cpmcgonagle Benedict Cumberbatch! 3 hours ago
- RT @Sime0nStylites: 1. Thread re DD's article in the Times today - link: thetimes.co.uk/article/292956… 3 hours ago
- @SimonCarswell @chapps @SirWilliamD Insurance, central civil service and retail banking. Ties seem to have gone almost everywhere else. 3 hours ago
- @allanholloway @SirWilliamD Poor bugger could only afford a half of mild. 3 hours ago
- RT @manuman61: Questions are where's the scientific evidence eg pigment samples, and where's #Bendor? #FakeorFortune 5 hours ago
- @FrankBath Egregious? 5 hours ago
- RT @Frances_Coppola: So, in conclusion, the paper is very wrong about goods trade, and seriously deficient on services trade. It is, frankl… 5 hours ago
- Sitcom Britain
- Minimum overtime pay: a nudge for lazy managers
- Britain’s stay-at-home youth
- Ending the pay squeeze – could the unions make a comeback?
- HBO’s Confederate: What about the half that hasn’t been told?
- The tribunal fees case and why we still need unions
- The rise and fall of the property-owning democracy
- Brexit: the visionless vacuum
- An honest debate about austerity and tax
- The end of the state-shrinking dream
- A UK-EU customs union: An option most of us could live with?
- Has insecurity peaked?
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Monthly Archives: February 2009
I’m reading Geraint Anderson’s book City Boy at the moment. I’ll do a full review when I’ve finished it as there is plenty in there that will be of interest to this blog’s readers. Whatever else you might think of him, … Continue reading
Robert Peston had his Victor Meldrew face on last night as he announced his latest scoop about Fred Goodwin on the BBC news. Gasping in that I-don’t-belieeeeve-it sort of way, he announced that the former CEO of RBS is already being paid £650,000 a year from … Continue reading
The row over the part privatisation of the Royal Mail continues, as Labour MPs threaten to rebel, leaving Gordon Brown in the embarrassing position of having to rely on Tory votes to get the bill through Parliament. There is little … Continue reading
We British like to think we are an innovative people. Innovation, though, comes in many forms and the film Slumdog Millionaire is a good example. Britain is uniquely placed in the world, having historical, cultural and family ties with Europe, … Continue reading
The latest HR Carnival is up at Jon Ingham’s place and in it are a couple of British HR blogs I hadn’t come across. HR with Balls is written by a bloke (I think it’s a bloke. The language is certainly bloke-ish) … Continue reading
Writing in defence of bonuses, Chris Dillow says: There’s good evidence (pdf) that some forms (pdf) of profit-related pay can improve (pdf) productivity quite significantly. True enough, but there is also evidence that many organisations don’t have a clue whether … Continue reading
The trouble with tabloid-led hysteria is that some of the more ignorant people in our society seem to think it gives them a legitimate pretext for rude and violent behaviour. Whatever you think of Sharon Shoesmith, there is no excuse for making … Continue reading