- RT @sadfilingbloke: How Europe cancelled Germany's debt in 1953 • Jubilee Debt Campaign UK jubileedebt.org.uk/reports-briefi… via @dropthedebt 17 hours ago
- RT @jimwaterson: Whoever made up this chart and then got it to go viral is a Grade A troll. twitter.com/pollytoynbee/s… 1 day ago
- @Paul0Evans1 I was about to be impressed then. @David_AC_Grant @pollytoynbee 1 day ago
- @MJCarty @octaviusblack Guardian's @jamesrbuk just confirmed it's a spoof. 1 day ago
- @jamesrbuk Not by you, presumably. 1 day ago
- RT @jamesrbuk: It is absolutely not for real. Totally made up. twitter.com/flipchartrick/… 1 day ago
- @octaviusblack @MJCarty I think it's a spoof. 1 day ago
- @DarrenSugg1 Surely they can't be that adrift of general population. You'd get more than 4% Labour at Glyndebourne! 1 day ago
- Is this for real? 4% Labour? Come on... twitter.com/pollytoynbee/s… 1 day ago
- RT @standardnews: CNN mistakes Pride parade flag covered in sex toy symbols for that of Isis bit.ly/1KiL33n http://t.co/7m5aNV9KAc 1 day ago
- @TimScottHR Zero-hours internship? 1 day ago
- RT @sib313: A classic case where political egos dominate economic sense. twitter.com/TheEconomist/s… 1 day ago
- Cutting in-work benefits: right-wingers think it’s a bad idea too
- Work-shy dole scroungers – so last century
- How big a problem is the UK’s public debt?
- Is a £12bn welfare cut achievable? Only with a big pay rise!
- Trash Can Radio
- What will your powerhouse do for you?
- Inequality in the UK
- A 1995 immigration target for a 2015 economy
- How different is Scotland?
- Labour lost the economic argument 5 years ago
- The deficit: much tougher than it looked
- Are the Conservatives ideologically driven state-shrinkers?
Monthly Archives: May 2009
This is funny. Well it made me laugh anyway. Cassette Boy produced this spoof of The Apprentice by splicing together clips from 43 episodes. Listen through headphones if you’re at work! Hat Tip: Guru
The Economist has just posted an article on HR Transformation. It begins: Human resources transformation refers to the massive restructuring of corporate human resources (HR) departments that took place in the decade or so after 1995. Before that, the staff … Continue reading
The announcement by Standard and Poors that it might, in four years or so, downgrade the UK’s credit rating from AAA to AA, has brought forth predictable hysteria from the usual suspects. But this doesn’t mean that the UK is currently in a … Continue reading
I’m dismayed by the number of political mavericks being talked up in the media as possible replacements for Michael Martin when he steps down as Speaker of the House of Commons next month. The Speaker’s job is absolutely not one for a … Continue reading
It probably sounds perverse, but one of the things I like about talking to HR people who have been around the block a few times is their war stories. This is a classic: Advised by a manager of an incident, I … Continue reading
Sorry for the lack of posts this week. I have been asked to help out with a major re-organisation which will probably take up a lot of my time over the next few months. Posting may therefore be a bit … Continue reading