Web links for 11th November 2011
New report concludes that the government's reforms of incapacity benefits will cut the number of claimants by nearly 1,000,000; over 800,000 of them existing claimants. 600,000 will be forced out of the benefit system entirely. Worst hit will be Scotland, Wales and the North of England; the South will hardly be affected.
A Chartered Management Institute survey of 2000 employees suggests that 75% of workers waste an average of 1.51 hours a week because of inefficient managers. The errors include unclear communication (33%); lack of support (33%); micro-management (26%); and lack of direction (25%).