23 Total Quotes

Alan Johnson Quotes

Alan Johnson
I would like to thank Adair Turner and his fellow commissioners for their thorough analysis of this important issue. The Commission has had a hard look at the pension system in the UK, and has set out the stark challenges we all face in providing for increasingly long retirements. This report brings home the message the Government first highlighted in the 2002 Green Paper; that people must either save more or work longer.
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#Analysis

Alan Johnson
The spurt in world oil prices is totally unjustified as the oil producing nations are exploiting high growth rates in India and China.
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#Growth

Alan Johnson
Often a patient will think they want a sicknote, when the best advice a critical friend can give might not meet their initial expectations,
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#Advice

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For people who are able to work again, a job can be itself an important step in the road to recovery and rehabilitation.
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#People

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Rather than rest being the best remedy for back pain, for example, research now shows it can actually delay recovery and make things worse. Advising patients to stay active can help them get back to work and on with their life.
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#Delay

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The forthcoming White Paper on public health will recognize the beneficial role some work can have in helping people recover from illnesses or disease. And it will emphasize the damaging effects of being out of work -- urging the NHS to see return to work as the norm.
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#Health

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Given the right support most people claiming incapacity benefits can be helped back to work, ... Now we've brought down unemployment to a 30-year low and have half a million vacancies in the economy there's no reason for all this talent and potential to go to waste.
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#People

Alan Johnson
The case raises important issues that affect the public's right to know and the government's ability to use the attorney-client privilege as a shield to deny access to documents that reflect its operations at the highest levels.
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#Ability

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Some of the leverage has moved from the employer to the employee.
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#Employee

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Companies have tried to avoid negotiations, but it's in your interest to start them as the employee -- even if it'll make the large company cringe,
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#Interest

Alan Johnson
While the fourth quarter may show signs of weakness, most firms are far enough into their fiscal year and business cycle to avoid any widespread negative impact on 2005 results.
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#Business

Alan Johnson
Looking ahead to 2006, most firms plan to hire strategically as concerns linger over rising interest rates, high energy prices and geo-political events,
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#Energy

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Corporate America has not signaled that they are not going to pay themselves,
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#America

Alan Johnson
Corporate America has not signaled that they are not going to pay themselves.
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#America

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The British government was disappointed that the meeting did not make more progress but relieved it did not end in failure like Cancun and Seattle.
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#Government

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Monthly sales of horse treats have increased from 50 of the former 40-lb paper bags to more than 600 of the new 20-lb oriented polypropylene bags since we switched to the new bags.
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#Sales

Alan Johnson
The fear that O'Neal probably has is complacency. He's sending a message that as hard as it is to do, they've got to step it up.
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#Fear

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Call this Son of Herbie. It sounds like a pretty good idea. There's not usually a lot of creativity in this space.
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#Creativity

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These kids are all good. Half of them come from our local club.
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#Kids

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ACOA has come under some harsh criticism. By putting it under the watchful eye of a progressive MP like Mr. MacKay, we can only be confident about its continuation.
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#Criticism

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We believe in global champions, not local champions.
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#Believe

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We can all argue how we value CEOs and if their pay makes sense. But we chronically overvalue CEOs. Until that's addressed, higher pay will continue.
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#Value

Alan Johnson
Comfort level is a big deal. You don't have to get to know anybody new or learn personalities. Plus, you already know what he's going to tell you.
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#Comfort