Sovereign debt, politics and unemployment

- politics, sunday thoughts

Tweet Sovereign debt, politics and unemployment As we build up to the 2010 UK general election in what now seems will be May or June, our politicians are already practising their hustings delivery. I am sure by the time we get to the ballot box in early summer, all will be fed up to the […]

continue reading

Industrial Relations: British Airways 1970s style?

- career coaching, economics, Employment, job hunting, Legal, politics

Tweet Industrial relations: British Airways 1970s style? I was going to write a blog entry last week re the industrial relations dispute at British Airways, but decided to wait until the weekend for both the media reaction and reflection of the High Court strike ban on what was deemed an illegal ballot. I thought that […]

continue reading

UK Pre Budget Report: A budget for jobs?

- credit crunch, economics, Employment, Legal, politics

Tweet UK Pre Budget Report: A budget for jobs? UK Chancellor Alistair Darling’s British Pre-Budget Report included a number of initiatives which will affect the employment market. But are the overall measures positive or negative on employment? UK Pre Budget Report The measures announced were: All national insurance rates to rise by a further 0.5% […]

continue reading

Investment Banking Pay

- Employment, politics, recruitment, salary, sunday thoughts

Tweet Investment Banking Pay With the publication this week of the Walker Review, the issues which came to drag the global economy, and particularly the British economy, down into recession have been revisited by the media, particularly when Walker himself gives a huge pointed sign to them that they should. One of Walkers main conclusions […]

continue reading

Political Jobs: State Opening of Parliament

- economics, Employment, government jobs, politics

Tweet Political Jobs: State Opening of Parliament Today, is the first day of the year, apparently. You didn’t know? Well, today is the State Opening of Parliament, the traditional start of the political year. You have to wonder whether MP’s in their safe political jobs have learnt anything in 2009, when the start of their […]

continue reading

Recent Posts



Review on