- @bally968 And that wallpaper... 6 hours ago
- @DuncanWeldon So you can't be trendy and live in Wooler? 6 hours ago
- @HaresfootBrew @SimonHeath1 I had the hoppy pale ale and the bitter. 6 hours ago
- RT @GreatestCapital: The Prospect of Whitby Pub on the Thames at Wapping 1940. #oldlondon http://t.co/GafeB8GAhL 6 hours ago
- British farmers are going all French. bbc.co.uk/news/uk-337770… 6 hours ago
- @MervynDinnen @jeffwren1960 @MJCarty @RafaDavies @thornbridge @craftbeercoEC1 Should be. 6 hours ago
- "One of those old man pubs that inexplicably becomes popular with young people" If Jeremy Corbyn Ran Your Local: buzzfeed.com/lukebailey/lab… 7 hours ago
- @SimonHeath1 I've been there. @HaresfootBrew @oseland 7 hours ago
- @jeffwren1960 @MervynDinnen @MJCarty @RafaDavies @thornbridge @craftbeercoEC1 It used to be the Clockhouse 7 hours ago
- RT @CIPD_WLB: We have updated the West London Branch page with the next few meetings. You can now sign up to attend via Eventbrite http://t… 8 hours ago
- RT @evgenymorozov: "A dystopian welfare state funded by clicks" -> my oped in today's FT ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/8… http://t.co/utWgmktgGi 15 hours ago
- @Ned_Donovan Where is this from? 16 hours ago
- Will employers’ gender pay gap figures tell us anything new?
- The financialisation of slavery
- Osborne wobbles but 2020 is still a big ask
- Feeding the property addiction
- Grab a graduate
- Productivity stuck on auto-creep
- There’s a bit about Fastow’s hero-to-zero story I still don’t get
- The rise or fall of management
- Cutting in-work benefits: right-wingers think it’s a bad idea too
- Work-shy dole scroungers – so last century
- How big a problem is the UK’s public debt?
- Is a £12bn welfare cut achievable? Only with a big pay rise!
Monthly Archives: August 2011
There will be a lot of HR people thinking ‘there but for the grace of God’ after reading about the Hays employee who accidentally sent the details of contractors’ day rates to 800 RBS staff. I’ve never done anything quite that bad, though … Continue reading
Going by the frequency of posting on this blog recently, you could be forgiven for thinking so. I have the usual excuses, pressure of work etc, plus the impending evacuation of me and mine from our house due to flooding. … Continue reading
….or the Mervyn King Blues. A musical interlude to cover the recent lack of posting on this blog. As sung by Doug Shaw.
A couple of weeks ago, the government’s police cuts were looking like a done deal. Now, after three days of the worst rioting Britain has seen in decades, people are wondering whether this is really a good time to start reducing police … Continue reading
With everything else that has been going on, this has been a bad week for burying good news. The NHS making £4.3bn efficiency savings in the last financial year doesn’t have the same wow factor as riots and looting. According to … Continue reading
America suffered a blow to its prestige at the weekend when Standard and Poor’s downgraded its credit rating, removing its AAA status. President Obama’s opponents are blaming him for running up a high debt, as if the country’s debt problems only … Continue reading
Paul Herbert reckons HR people are sweating too much over culture change. His argument runs like this: Here’s the truth… you’re working too hard to change culture. Recently, Scientists at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute found that when just 10 percent of the … Continue reading