Many are the events, signals, and telltale clues of a real live actual systemic failure in progress. Until the last several months, such banter was dismissed by the soldiers in the financial arena. But lately, they cannot dismiss the onslaught of evidence, a veritable plethora of ugly symptoms of conditions gone terribly wrong and solutions at best gone awry and at worst never intended in the first place. My theory [...]
It’s official – British bosses are happy for staff to turn up late for work, according to new research.
The findings emerged in a study of 1,000 employers and 1,000 employees, in which three quarters of bosses admit they have a relaxed attitude to time keeping because they know staff will start working long before they step foot into the office.
Indeed, the average employer would turn a blind eye to lateness [...]
Loud and rowdy supporters of Mitt Romney in Boston drowned out an attempt by President Obama campaign’s top strategist to attack the former Republican governor on his home turf.
In a morning news conference on the steps of the Massachusetts Statehouse,David Axelrod, one of Mr. Obama’s senior strategists, tried mostly in vain on Thursday to level Mr. Obama’s latest broadside on Mr. Romney’s record as governor of the state.
Instead, he was booed, heckled and chanted down by [...]
Men who exercise with other males lost on average an extra half a stone than those who workout in the company of women
Men who go to slimming classes lose twice as much weight when there are no women around, a study found.
They put their success down to the ‘blokey banter’ and lack of ‘awkward moments’ at the men-only sessions.
Those who followed an all-male course lost almost a stone on average, [...]