- RT @BenChu_: Beware myths about what's happened to living standards over this Parliament. My @TheIndyBusiness analysis: http://t.co/Rs1wSlu… 11 hours ago
- RT @NIESRorg: Britain’s stunted ‘recovery’ leaves us wishing for what might have been | Jonathan Portes bit.ly/1DVArUd via @guardian 11 hours ago
- RT @patrickjbutler: Congratulations! @FlipChartRick's brilliant blog Flip Chart Fairy Tales celebrates its eighth year today https://t.co/3… 11 hours ago
- RT @karlwilding: @patrickjbutler I'm joining @FlipChartRick + others for a celebratory beer if you fancy coming 11 hours ago
- @patrickjbutler @karlwilding Thanks. See you both there. 11 hours ago
- Are SMEs making the most of workers' skills? shar.es/1WMogs #QTWTAIN #UKCES 13 hours ago
- At last, the idea of moving the government out of London is getting some traction. My take here: flipchartfairytales.wordpress.com/2013/10/10/tim… 16 hours ago
- RT @prospect_uk: If parliament has to move, where should it go? Vote now! (#York in the lead at the moment) prospectmagazine.co.uk/blogs/prospect… 16 hours ago
- RT @AcademyOfRock: @flipchartrick Re-Released - Punk Rock HR with Cultured Llama @culturedllama - culturedllama.co.uk/books/punk-roc… 16 hours ago
- @MJCarty Belated happy birthday Michael. Did you have a good-un? 16 hours ago
- @SimonHeath1 On nooo! @MJCarty @smartco 16 hours ago
- @sundayhandbag It's not just Dave. This is a strategy used by chaps of a certain age in many large firms. 16 hours ago
- Blog celebration update
- The rise and fall of the rich pensioner
- Why are the older generations richer?
- The lucky half-century
- Strikes: monsters that are almost extinct
- Global ageing: From pyramid to beehive in 100 years
- The fall of the skilled worker
- Blog celebration
- NHS on course to run out of money by 2020
- UK self-employment: success story or basket case?
- 12 billion flying pigs
- The future of work: Tech Yeah! vs Tech Meh!
Monthly Archives: October 2009
I have long believed that sexual relationships between work colleagues are best avoided. The unholy mess at Aviva, gleefully reported at HR With Balls, only reinforces my view.
This is one of the best things I have ever seen on YouTube. They’re called Lulu and the Lampshades and, as far as I can tell, they are from London. They are playing at the ICA in London on 6 November, … Continue reading
There are a number of golden rules to follow when preparing for difficult meetings. If you are going to say something which will make you really unpopular, make sure you are prepared, know all your facts and can reel them … Continue reading
It’s almost six months since the Treasury’s Operational Efficiency Programme published its recommendations. At the time, I was doubtful about the extent to which public sector organisations would be willing to cut costs by sharing back office functions but there have been some … Continue reading
A few years ago I was doing some coaching on performance management for chief executives of NHS trusts. When I put the question ‘Who is your boss?’ to the group it provoked a long discussion. The CEOs were unsure whether their … Continue reading
‘Household economics’ is a term I’ve heard used a few times recently in the debate over government debt and public spending. It’s usually used by those who argue that government debt isn’t as big a deal as some are making … Continue reading
One of the tricks of being a successful journalist is being able to write confidently and with the impression of authority on subjects about which you know next to nothing. Sathnam Sanghera admits that he has never dealt with anyone in … Continue reading