Managers have never had it easy. They've been given a bad rap as pen pushers, but they are the key to our success.
The last month has seen a flurry of commentary and advice from business leaders around our education system. Some of it repeats the annual bashing of school leavers, but overall it has been difficult to discern what problem we are actually trying to solve.
We are now seeing the first salvos fired in the European in-out referendum as MPs debated the Bill. Clearly not satisfied with a seemingly never-ending general election, parliament appears determined to kick off a marathon long period of electioneering and politicking on the subject.