- @PickardJE That’s probably why I’d never really listened to it. Mentally switched off whenever it came in. 6 hours ago
- @PickardJE It was embarrassingly recently that I realised it was about beating and raping slaves. 6 hours ago
- RT @TimPitt11: Too early to say whether this crisis marks a lasting turning point for the econ (i.e. a 1945/1979). But it is throwing up de… 7 hours ago
- RT @TimPitt11: 3/ And finally, who pays for all this? Cuts to public services/welfare were main tool of last consolidation, but surely impo… 7 hours ago
- RT @TimPitt11: This graph from Martin Wolf’s piece today shows the terrifying economic impact of Covid – and why governments are rightly th… 7 hours ago
- “The idea that illness is a character test, with recovery as a reward for the valiant, is glib to the point of insu… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 9 hours ago
- RT @alanbeattie: @DmitryOpines @IanDunt theonion.com/loved-ones-rec… 9 hours ago
- RT @IanDunt: I do wish people would stop with this 'he's a fighter' thing when someone is ill. I know it's meant to be encouraging, but it… 9 hours ago
- Eurozone’s two biggest economies sink into historic recessions ft.com/content/ca3018… via @financialtimes 9 hours ago
- @HanwellNature @CPRE @Team4Nature @GreenGymPenge @redgreenaction @NTlovesLondon @ParkLifeWLondon @NatFedParks… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 11 hours ago
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- RT @resfoundation: Tomorrow, we are publishing our quarterly Housing Outlook, co-authored by Lindsay Judge and @carapacitti . The latest ed… 15 hours ago
- Don’t make the self-employed the punchbag of the next recession
- 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?
Monthly Archives: January 2010
Last week’s report by the Nuffield Trust, showing that England gets better value for money from its NHS spending than Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland, was bound to stir things up a bit. The NHS outside England is, on the whole, run more … Continue reading
According to the Telegraph and Radio 4, the mid-life crisis is now passé. Instead, a graceful ‘midlife transition’ is now the fashionable way to deal with the aging process. “Gone are the clichés of adultery and Harley-Davidsons,” said Radio 4’s Justin Webb. Damn! I … Continue reading
Sorry for the lack of posts over the last week or so. I have been out and about again. Still, a few long train journeys gave me the chance to catch up on some reading. The hullabaloo over Kraft’s takeover … Continue reading
This seemed like an appropriate Friday Funny for the first week back after Christmas. Well, it made me laugh anyway. I like the way the work effort peaks on Wednesday and then tails off again as the weekend gets nearer. … Continue reading
That the HR function needs to become more strategic is a mantra I first heard over twenty years ago when I started working in HR. It’s one that people must like, because they are still repeating it. Back then I … Continue reading
At least, that’s what HR Director Neil Roden reckons. In his recent interview with HR Magazine he claims that only 300 of the bank’s 155,000 employees were involved in the activities which brought about its collapse in 2008. If ever there … Continue reading
The HR director of RBS has denied that the bank’s HR strategy contributed to its collapse. Neil Roden, in an interview with HR Magazine, said that the financial crisis was “not all the fault of bankers’ bonuses or the fault of Fred Goodwin either”. … Continue reading