Monthly Archives: March 2011

Clock This

According to Irish law firm Peninsula, 29% of Irish workers were late to work following the clock change at the weekend. (Irish Independent). At least users of the i-phone 4 had the excuse of a software bug when the clocks … Continue reading

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Big Lift Update

Word has it that James has raised around £11,000 for the Beacon Centre for the Blind by lifting over 500 tonnes. Well done!

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Retail and Leisure MUL

I do not spend all my time going to inaugural lectures, but I went to another on Thursday! This was from Prof. Chris Edger of Birmingham City University, looking at how multi unit leaders (MULs) in retail and leisure drive … Continue reading

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The Big Lift

Congratulations to James Fernihough on lifting 507 tonnes in 24 hours, using various parts of his anatomy. This was over double his target of 250 tonnes, to raise money for the Beacon Centre for the Blind in Wolverhampton, where he … Continue reading

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Redundancy Rights

An interesting article on redundancy rights in the Telegraph. We take no responsibility for the content of external sites. Please ensure that you take specific legal advice on your own situation.

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The McLaren Lecture (Aston University/Chartered Management Institute )  last night was given by Perween Warsi the founder and CEO S & A Foods. She told of her arrival in Britain from India, and of her disappointment with both the “curries” … Continue reading

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Mens Walk

I completed the Mens Walk on Sunday in aid of the Cotswold Care Hospice. It was certainly interesting walking through the streets of Gloucester with 700 other men (the youngest was only 8), finishing at Kingsholm. Luckily the weather was … Continue reading

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An interesting inaugural lecture by Prof. Kathryn Ecclestone at Birmingham University last night, on the subject of Wellbeing and Public Policy. There seems to be consensus that the State should promote wellbeing, yet, as she pointed out, there are many … Continue reading

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Pension Reform

Comment on the Hatton Report from the Telegraph.

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