Author: James Higham

The manpower crisis

Alfin on the search for skilled workers: “There’s a tremendous shortage of skilled workers,” said Craig Giffi, a vice chairman of the consulting firm Deloitte. A recent survey it did found that 83% of manufacturers reported a moderate or severe…

Yoof and fecklessness

This employer is not impressed with yoof as a rule: 1. They’d rather prostitute themselves than work hard. “I’m showing you two more stories I’ve written, and if you’re still thinking about giving me a chance, read them. I’ve also make…

More on Say No to the Big Three

My first ungracious reaction to Cameron pretending that the UK’s interests come first was “you lying dog”. The Slog wrote: EU centrals banks are, I see, reduced to laundering money through the IMF for bailout lending. And Portugal’s six biggest…

Tories turn tail again

You all saw the headlines: Next week, Germany and France will table proposals for far-reaching changes to the EU treaties that will give Brussels powers to enforce ‘fiscal discipline’ over the eurozone’s 17 governments. OK, so in the face of…

Say No to the Big Three

Having just seen Pat Condell at Banned, it’s so bleedin’ obvious that we cannot vote any of these in at the next General Election [except perhaps those who showed themselves to be rebels by acknowledging a say for the people].…

Copyright and attribution

An issue arose at my place about copyright and though it tackled all bloggers using images, it included me and therefore I wrote a strongly worded reply as to the policy at my blog, encapsulated in this. Along the way,…

Changing the law regarding PCism

In the induction for training for my new position, I was asked: “Which groups do you consider are discriminated against?” I replied: “The most discriminated against at this time are the aging white British male and to a lesser extent,…

Medicine – from Saul Alinsky to EBM

There is SeanGabb’s view, of course [H/T Revolution Harry]: “Something we should leave substantially alone is the welfare state. The main assumption behind which the Enemy Class justifies its looting of the taxpayers is that any cuts in public spending…

Government and despondency

You saw it, of course, at the Beeb: Election issue? ……………………. It’s 17:51 and I just have to add to this post, on something entirely different. Just went around my blogrolls and was alarmed at the number preparing to pack…

Life mirrors art

Life Mirrors Art is unoriginal but apt … or to mix references, which comes first, the chicken or the egg? Bloggers pick up on trends and post on them. Some pick up trends early, some come to nothing, other trends…