Tag: work

I’m Pretty Sure It Serves The Same Function…

The usual whining in the ‘Guardian’ about Muslims being ‘disadvantaged’ in the workplace throws up this rather odd little gem: Others encounter difficulties within the workplace itself, where requests for minor adaptations are met with resistance. Reema, a 34-year-old obstetrician,…

Go To Work On An Egg Muesli…

The 80,000-seater stadium and the 2,818 flats built for the Olympic Village in Stratford, east London, were constructed by a workforce who lived on ‘takeaways’, according to Olympic chiefs. So..? I mean, if they’d realised their workforce were breaking the…

More Please, Faster!

Half of those claiming unemployment benefits would prefer to lose their handouts than do a stint of unpaid work. Figures show that 20 per cent of those ordered to take part in four-week community projects stop claiming immediately… Then, what…

Apprenticeships — again!

Apprenticeships seem to appear in the news every couple of years — about the length of time it takes to complete one. The latest news, according to the Telegraph, is that: Burberry, Unilever and TNT are among 250 employers that…