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January Report on the Job Market

The key findings from the January KPMG report into the labour market (which we are proud to contribute to) shows that permanent and temporary appointments continue to rise, but the rate of growth is slowing. Vacancies are increasing at a stronger pace and the rate of decline in candidate availability has moderated.  They say good news comes in threes and it certainly seems to be the case for the UK economy. The past month has seen a Read More

Neologisms - don't we all just love them - when we know that's what they are called!

Once again, The Washington Post has published the winning submissions to its yearly neologism contest, in which readers are asked to supply alternative meanings for common words. The winners are: 1. Coffee (n.), the person upon whom one coughs. 2. Flabbergasted (adj.), appalled over how much weight you have gained. 3. Abdicate (v.), to give up all hope of ever having a flat stomach. 4. Esplanade (v.), to attempt an Read More
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So......

Am I alone in being heartily fed up with people being interviewed in the media starting every answer with the word “So”? There is absolutely no need for it. You can take the word out and start the answer from the next word and it still makes total sense. It seems to be a particular trait amongst those who are pontificating about some geeky, scientific subject. It’s almost like they are saying – “So, I’ll Read More