- RT @duncanbHR: Lockdown heroes: will the low-paid ever get a raise? 'The low paid are female and black'. 'In the cut throat light of day I… 55 minutes ago
- RT @_petermason: I hate to break it to the Labour movement, but Ben Tillett, famed leader of the Dockers Union, and Beatrice Webb of the Fa… 1 hour ago
- RT @_petermason: Anna Tomlinson was passionate, compassionate and forthright in her views. A real force for good. However much you’d disagr… 1 hour ago
- RT @PickardJE: I don't know who's writing the script but the Ayn Rand Institute has just been bailed out by taxpayers https://t.co/YegQoJS… 1 hour ago
- RT @TorstenBell: Less good is that govt will be announcing policy all over the place and because we’re not having a Budget we won’t get the… 2 hours ago
- RT @TorstenBell: Good news 1) OBR updating its forecasts 2) providing a range of scenarios this time (given huge uncertainty on virus and e… 2 hours ago
- RT @OBR_UK: Our latest Fiscal sustainability report will be published on 14 July. 📚 We will update our coronavirus scenario analysis, expl… 2 hours ago
- RT @TorstenBell: When is a Budget not a Budget? When Chancellor has chosen not to do it alongside new @OBR_UK forecasts 2 hours ago
- RT @AntonioFatas: Fascinating thread on the saving glut of the rich and Covid 4 hours ago
- RT @sarahoconnor_: I was in the first trimester of pregnancy during this select committee & throwing up violently just before, which is ano… 14 hours ago
- RT @sarahoconnor_: 2017, C4: "Leicester sweatshops exposed" 2018, FT: "Exploitation in UK garment industry" 2019, BBC: "Leicester...fast fa… 14 hours ago
- RT @_petermason: There is a legitimate frustration with the limits of powers in local government, and the market in which we are forced to… 15 hours ago
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Monthly Archives: March 2010
Over recent weeks, a few left-wing commentators have been suggesting that the UK’s level of debt is not so bad after all and that we can live with it without cutting public spending to the bone. Earlier this month Madeleine … Continue reading
Given that I have hardly posted anything over the last few weeks, I was pleasantly surprised to discover that this blog has been rated among the top six HR blogs by readers of Xpert HR. I was I was all the more … Continue reading
This weekend, David Cameron joined the growing list of politicians advocating a Robin Hood Tax, to claw back for the taxpayers a small percentage of the millions the banks are making in profits. But, as the Observer’s Heather Stewart notes: David Cameron’s announcement yesterday that he would … Continue reading
This made me laugh earlier today. The HRD is having a rant about ‘unlocking potential’: “Unlocking potential” must be right up there with “people are our greatest asset”, “the war for talent” and “employer branding” as one of the largest pieces … Continue reading
Reading the newspaper coverage of the planned British Airways strike, you could be forgiven for thinking we were back in the 1970s with mad union leaders hell-bent on suicidal militancy. Even CEO Willie Walsh has accused the union Unite of … Continue reading
Told to me earlier today: “What’s the difference between a condom and a non-dom?” “If you make a mistake with a condom, it only takes you nine months to find out.” Well, it made me laugh anyway.