- Blogged: A 1995 immigration target for a 2015 economy wp.me/p3uYA-2mt 15 minutes ago
- RT @cpeanose: A 'fourth industrial revolution' is about to begin (in Germany) (Wired UK) ln.is/www.wired.co.u… 2 hours ago
- @MJCarty Likewise. Looking forward to the break. 2 hours ago
- RT @SimonHeath1: #productivity http://t.co/ssgDquYCcV 2 hours ago
- @MJCarty Thanks Michael. How's tricks? 2 hours ago
- RT @Telegraph: English alcohol consumption 'hugely' underestimated, research suggests tgr.ph/1Q0rvR3 2 hours ago
- A meander through yesterday's immigration figures: flipchartfairytales.wordpress.com/2015/05/22/a-1… 3 hours ago
- RT @FT: UK: data suggest today’s young people are “most clean-living generation for quite some time” on.ft.com/1K5XU7f http://t.co/vfT… 3 hours ago
- Interesting comment from @djmgaffneyw4 here: In-work welfare a peculiarity of the English speaking world. touchstoneblog.org.uk/2014/12/are-in… 3 hours ago
- @holland_tom Sounds like a complete failure of leadership right from the top. 3 hours ago
- RT @holland_tom: The spirit of Zenobia seems not to be strong in the Syrian army... #Palmyra nytimes.com/2015/05/22/wor… 4 hours ago
- A 1995 immigration target for a 2015 economy flipchartfairytales.wordpress.com/2015/05/22/a-1… http://t.co/tfWtgU2dwN 4 hours ago
- 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?
- The Tories and welfare: Machiavellian or just muddling through?
- Recovery: Was that it?
- Low productivity: don’t blame the workforce
- Startups and the productivity puzzle
- David Nicholson is right: The NHS will need more money
- Flip Chart Cat
- Buccaneering Britain
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