- Minimum overtime pay: a nudge for lazy managers flipchartfairytales.wordpress.com/2017/08/17/min… https://t.co/ndroeuaete 1 hour ago
- @jameschappers That's weird. Have people been unfollowed from your account? 8 hours ago
- US govt suffering from "intellectual rot". What a great term. Something similar in UK. twitter.com/owillis/status… 11 hours ago
- RT @chrisgreybrexit: What do this week's position papers tell us about the Brexit position? My latest blog: chrisgreybrexitblog.blogspot.co.uk/2017/08/what-p… 11 hours ago
- @originalpealand @Sime0nStylites @GeorgePeretzQC @CER_Grant @BBCNews @faisalislam They're concentrating on more imp… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 11 hours ago
- RT @wallace_anna: We need more of you and your team Charles. twitter.com/cer_grant/stat… 11 hours ago
- RT @TimHarford: More young people are going to university fullfact.org/education/more… - @fullfact has a useful discussion 11 hours ago
- This isn't a government. It's a sitcom residents' association committee. twitter.com/guardian/statu… 19 hours ago
- @JohnRentoul Thanks John 19 hours ago
- RT @TorstenBell: Rising employment hasnt given us pay boom but is reducing insecurity as zero hour contracts fall - as per: https://t.co/b… 20 hours ago
- RT @jillongovt: at last government produces something that looks like a negotiating document aimed at their opposite numbers. https://t.co/… 20 hours ago
- RT @resfoundation: Continuing pay falls come with avg weekly earnings still £15 below peak. OBR forecasts suggest point of recovery now wel… 22 hours ago
- Minimum overtime pay: a nudge for lazy managers
- Britain’s stay-at-home youth
- Ending the pay squeeze – could the unions make a comeback?
- HBO’s Confederate: What about the half that hasn’t been told?
- The tribunal fees case and why we still need unions
- The rise and fall of the property-owning democracy
- Brexit: the visionless vacuum
- An honest debate about austerity and tax
- The end of the state-shrinking dream
- A UK-EU customs union: An option most of us could live with?
- Has insecurity peaked?
- When trying to increase your pay was dangerous
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Monthly Archives: October 2011
Can we just clear something up? There is no special legal employment protection for the public sector. Public and private sector workers are covered by the same legislation and case-law. Some public sector workers, such as civil servants, are technically … Continue reading
This weekend, the UK and Ireland will put the clocks back by one hour and revert to GMT for the next five months. We do this every year – and it’s completely bonkers. By moving our clocks back to GMT … Continue reading
Yesterday was a day for meddling with employment law. As well as Adrian Beecroft’s proposal to scrap unfair dismissal (see yesterday’s post) Nick Clegg suggested that employers should have the right to off-the-record conversations with employees which could not be … Continue reading
A leaked report for the government by venture capitalist Adrian Beecroft claims that unfair dismissal law is holding back economic growth. The report says that employers should be given the right to dismiss underperforming employees without explanation. This report forms part … Continue reading
Sorry for the lack of posts over the last couple of weeks. (Yes, I know that’s on John Rentoul’s Banned List but screw him!) A hectic schedule was followed by a heavy cold, during which I was too busy to take any … Continue reading
John Naughton interviews Steven Pinker in today’s Observer. This is spot on: I think that a failure of statistical thinking is the major intellectual shortcoming of our universities, journalism and intellectual culture. Cognitive psychology tells us that the unaided human mind … Continue reading