- @tamdeanburn How is that an endorsement of austerity? 45 minutes ago
- @tamdeanburn Where do you get "accepts austerity" from? 55 minutes ago
- Breaking up the UK - everyone's a loser wp.me/p3uYA-2aj #indyref 1 hour ago
- Scots wha hae wi' Barnett fed? Not really, says @EdConwaySky medium.com/sky-news/the-b… #indyref 1 hour ago
- Yes campaign "high on emotion, but short on sensible detail" itv.com/news/2014-09-1… says @tombradby #indyref 1 hour ago
- RT @MaryWimbury: There is too much ugly nationalism in the world at the moment. Deeply depressing to read this. itv.com/news/2014-09-1… 1 hour ago
- @MJCarty Thanks Michael. How's things? 1 hour ago
- RT @johnb78: Imagine Salmond's correct & BBC's biased to No. Equating to Sun/Hillsborough is still horrific ibtimes.co.uk/scottish-indep… http://t… 1 hour ago
- @Charress So the figures aren't actually from the OECD then. 1 hour ago
- RT @johnb78: Shorter this piece: WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA FACTS ARE BIASED AGAINST US ibtimes.co.uk/scottish-indep… via @IBTimesUK #indyref 1 hour ago
- RT @EdConwaySky: Budget deficits: Scotland vs the UK. Broadly similar inc N Sea oil. Hideous without. (Source: Scot Govt) http://t.co/EcuXv… 1 hour ago
- RT @HuffPostUKPol: This is what happened when passport control was set up at the Scottish border.. huff.to/XvwO6K #indyref http://… 1 hour ago
- Breaking up the UK – everyone’s a loser
- The brutal maths of public spending
- Who saw the crash coming?
- Are we really about to split up our country?
- The Old Rectory Syndrome
- Can UKIP scale up?
- The spirit of the age
- Why is the gender pay gap higher for management jobs?
- The self-employment earnings timebomb
- Britain’s management problem
- Italian tragedy
- Economy in ‘wait and see’ mode
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Monthly Archives: May 2008
Since I wrote this piece about Generation Y and how I thought the whole thing was a load of bollocks was sceptical about such a simplistic model, I have been challenged by a number of people who think there is something in … Continue reading
A few years ago, after some fashion guru had announced that “grey is the new black”, variations on the saying became a common cliche for describing any social change or shift in attitudes. So Slovenia is the new Switzerland, Gay … Continue reading
If you think HR-speak is bad, Finance-speak is just as impenetrable to the uninitiated and it creates even more scope for pulling the wool over people’s eyes. The trouble is that most of us stop listening as soon as we hear financial jargon. Even intelligent … Continue reading
Today I noticed a link from Angry Alice who has a blog devoted to the collapse of the UK’s housing market and other associated economic woes. How you can write about something so depressing, day after day, without wanting to throw yourself off … Continue reading
Executive pay is in the spotlight again. This week has seen shareholder revolts against the pay packages of senior executives at GlaxoSmithKline and Shell. HSBC is facing similar unrest at its AGM next week as PIRC, the corporate governance research body, has advised shareholders … Continue reading
This was the Cityunslicker’s Friday Joke last week, so I’ve nicked it for this week. When I take a long time, I am slow. When my boss takes a long time, he is thorough. When I don’t do it, I am … Continue reading