Monthly Archives: July 2019

Open letter to the Chair of Governors

Dear David Edmonds CBE, Chairman of the Board of Governors We hope you are sitting comfortably at home, [address withheld] London SW20. (Your address? Steven Spier’s office is leakier than an NHS urine bottle these days.) You may not read … Continue reading

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You said … we said piss off

You always know when an organisation has already decided to change something – when it announces a staff ‘consultation’. It sounds democratic, of course: ‘look at us – we are consulting our staff – aren’t we kind’. As business lecturers … Continue reading

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The Kingston School of Art of Management

Two bits of hot gossip direct from the crisis frontline. Longtime admin staff who have become completely fed up say SLT managers spend too much time slagging each other off outside meetings, sometimes even within earshot of more junior staff. … Continue reading

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