- 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… 19 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: August 2016
Statsmeister Michael O’Connor produced this gem of a chart a few weeks ago, breaking down the post-recession employment recovery by region, type of employment and country of birth. It shows how much of the job growth outside London has come from self-employment, … Continue reading
The HR director at an organisation I worked with a few years ago, commenting on people’s refusal to engage with change until the last minute, said: “When a decision is announced in this place it’s a signal for the debate to … Continue reading
I was invited onto Tom Swarbrick’s show on Saturday to comment on Brexit and, particularly, the chancellor’s pledge to maintain the EU spending on agriculture and some scientific projects. As I said on the programme, and as several other people have pointed … Continue reading
A few years ago, I was listening to a talk by a coach and motivational speaker who was extolling the virtues of positive thinking and the new empowered, non-hierarchical, collaborative workplace. I said that, while I loved his wonderful image of the … Continue reading
Authoritarianism seems to be on the rise, says Chris Dillow, citing the rise of Donald Trump and the Brexit vote. After 30 years of tub thumping about liberty, a style started by Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan, today’s politicians, he observes, seem to have … Continue reading
“I own you,” Philip Green is alleged to have said to one of his employees, who then replied, “Slavery was over a long time ago.” Which it was, of course. Slavery was abolished in the British Empire in 1834 and the … Continue reading
Scene: In a dark and damp castle, a nervous courtier approaches the king… “Forgive me, your majestie, but I bring grave newwes.” “More bad tydingges? Cah! What occurreth now?” “Ye estates of Sir Phillipe le Vert are laid waste, Sire. What once were … Continue reading