- Labour captured by #UKEmpLaw lobby. Now there's an interesting suggestion. twitter.com/Gilesyb/status… 15 minutes ago
- RT @HPIAndyCowper: Extremely enjoyable piece by @mancunianmedic, which fulfils the 2015 football-NHS management analogy quotient http://t.c… 21 minutes ago
- @Hudson_Roe Top incomes hit by the recession and the banking crash. @JohnRentoul 22 minutes ago
- @JohnRentoul Thanks John. 23 minutes ago
- @MervynDinnen Thanks Merv 1 hour ago
- @baldranger Thanks 1 hour ago
- @sebschmoller Thanks Seb @D_Blanchflower @RichardJMurphy 1 hour ago
- Blogged: Inequality in the UK wp.me/p3uYA-2mF 1 hour ago
- Then again, it may be cheaper just to keep paying Perkins. #ProductivityPuzzle twitter.com/InspiredSupplr… 1 hour ago
- Inequality in the UK flipchartfairytales.wordpress.com/2015/05/27/ine… http://t.co/R1Nc9PlLCM 1 hour ago
- RT @rojastorrijos: Las lenguas del mundo. Excelente #infografía de @aLucasLopez en @SCMP_News scmp.com/infographics/a… http://t.co/30w8lWxXrE 3 hours ago
- RT @jameswoudhuysen: UK productivity: three perceptive questions from Anthony Hilton bit.ly/1As3jpf 3 hours ago
- 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?
- 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
Monthly Archives: July 2010
Last week Kevin Ball mused on the future of graduate employment: One of the axioms of British thinking about its response to globalisation is that the knowledge economy is going to save us from the Brazilian/Russian/Indian/Chinese hoards who are going … Continue reading
There is already some animated discussion on Twitter about the end of the default retirement age. As Laurie Anstis says: I suppose technically the abolition of the default retirement age counts as de-regulation, but employers won’t see it that way. … Continue reading
The government’s proposed immigration cap, one of the Conservatives’ flagship policies, seems to be falling apart months before its implementation date. That it has caused tensions within the Coalition is not really surprising. What will most probably kill it, though, is the opposition from business. … Continue reading
Here’s a great counterblast from Kevin Ball in response to the know-nothings who keep banging on about how the NHS doesn’t need management. As he says, the government is about to ask a group of people, many of whom have little enthusiasm for management, … Continue reading
Back in the early 1990s I was working for a company which had a very generous car scheme. Not only could you choose pretty much whatever car you liked within a certain price range but the firm paid all your petrol … Continue reading
Times Higher Education reports that St Andrews University spent £204,000 fighting a constructive dismissal claim and a subsequent appeal. It won the case but the employee concerned would probably only have received £20,000 if the university had lost. In other words, … Continue reading
A row has broken out in the Guardian’s public sector management section. Last week, interim manager Hilary Husbands wrote an article arguing that public sector managers who have bottled out of making radical change should be replaced by bolder interim managers who … Continue reading