Tag Archives: unemployment

Will Bank of England’s forward guidance work for the regions?

Posted by on Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Guest blog by Paul Mackie, president of Bradford Chamber of Commerce – co-host of the Bradford University School of Management and Bank of England event with guest speaker, Dr Ben Broadbent of the Monetary Policy Committee At what point will interest rates start to rise again? This question is tied up with the Bank of… Read More »

10 factors creating job satisfaction: what motivates now?

Posted by on Monday, September 27, 2010

Interesting jobs, security and being appreciated are top of employees’ lists for creating job satisfaction in today’s workplace. And it’s that second one – feeling your job is safe – that really speaks to today’s job climate. In 2008 I wrote a piece in HR Director where I reported data from an ongoing project of… Read More »

The thaw may have begun….

Posted by on Monday, January 25, 2010

…..but we are still in deep winter. Data out tomorrow (Tuesday 26 January 2010) is likely to show that the UK has finally emerged from recession. However, the economy is so battered and bruised that any return to normality is a long way off. The Office for National Statistics will release its estimate for economic… Read More »