What can Brexit tell us about the respective merits of mediation and negotiation? That’s what BBC Radio Scotland’s Stephen Jardine invited me and TCM’s David Liddle onto his show to discuss. I don’t think it will surprise anyone that from the perspective of either negotiation or mediation, the situation screams out “Don’t Do It this Way”. A slow-motion car … Continue reading Brexit, Mediation and Negotiation
Each episode takes an issue that is deeply ingrained in the culture of either the UK or the US, but is also a total mystery to one side or the other
I was happy to have worked with John Crowley of PeopleHR on this useful piece examining the ups and downs of Employee Assistance Programmes. The question in the title of this post is mine, not his! https://www.peoplehr.com/blog/2019/09/25/is-an-employee-assistance-programme-worthwhile/ https://www.peoplehr.com/blog/2019/09/25/is-an-employee-assistance-programme-worthwhile/
My visit to the town last month with the Low Pay Commission showed a picture of two halves in more ways than one. Here's my post for the Comm's website. https://minimumwage.blog.gov.uk/2019/07/23/great-yarmouth-a-town-of-two-halves/
Happy to have shared my experience with Rescue a CEO (see #8). 12 Entrepreneurs Discuss The Impact of The Gig Economy - Rescue a CEO — Read on rescue.ceoblognation.com/2019/07/17/entrepreneurs-explain-the-impact-of-the-gig-economy/
There will be a General Election this side of Brexit because it is the only way out of the Catch 22that our new PM will find himself in.
The highlights from the Unions21 2019 Conference sessions on Collective Voice.
The Low Pay Commission (LPC) is an independent body that advises the government about the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage. Here's my latest post for them, following a recent visit. There are people in the town doing great things. One of them called this piece "really challenging." minimumwage.blog.gov.uk/2019/06/17/in-hartlepool-there-are-problems-the-minimum-wage-cant-fix/
I have never read anything by Pratchett or Gaiman. I have never felt a desire to do so. What was I doing at last week’s Good Omens launch event?
Becky and I welcomed Andy Haldane, Chief Economist at the Bank of England to the last episode of the current Unions21 podcast series. Andy spoke with us in his capacity as the chair of the Industrial Strategy Council– charged with holding the government to account over its delivery (or not) of the strategy’s objectives. We made clear … Continue reading New Podcast: Can The Industrial Strategy Deliver?