- RT @tonywilsonCESI: Great blog from our @PaulBivandCESI, how we've hit 'record' employment due to pensions reform. The forgotten reform? ht… 7 hours ago
- RT @politico: Barack Obama weighs in on Scotland vote: politi.co/1u9zn8W 7 hours ago
- ICYMI: Breaking up the UK - everyone's a loser wp.me/p3uYA-2aj 7 hours ago
- @KateGL @David_Goddin @dds180 Who was he cursing at? 7 hours ago
- @Gonk1980 @terencecallacha @jdportes @Effiedeans Not even playing the man. Just making stuff up. 8 hours ago
- RT @Heresy_Corner: There's something deliciously ironic about Scots nationalists telling Shetland it has no right to self-determination htt… 9 hours ago
- Blogged: Breaking up the UK - everyone's a loser wp.me/p3uYA-2aj 10 hours ago
- @dds180 As long as you don't start growling at me. @KateGL @alicempatterson 11 hours ago
- @PreachyPreach @JonnElledge Nah, that was the Norman Conquest. wp.me/p3uYA-9l 12 hours ago
- @johnb78 I found the argument interesting, though some of the factoids are up for challenge. @bengoldacre 13 hours ago
- @bengoldacre Most of those "blinded by post imperial nationalism" are in the South-East, apparently: opendemocracy.net/ourkingdom/ada… 13 hours ago
- "Scotland isn't different, it's Britain that's bizarre" opendemocracy.net/ourkingdom/ada… Some iffy factoids but an interesting argument. 13 hours 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: September 2008
I missed this piece from John Kay, a former director of the Halifax, in the FT last week. He traces the disintegration of the demutulaised building societies, the last of which disappeared yesterday, to the deregulation of the1980s. The business I … Continue reading
The Government Equalities Office has launched its Post Your Pay Gap initiative. The idea is that companies use the online system to calculate the gap in pay between men and women then post it on the web-site. It’s a bit like a … Continue reading
Up until the past few weeks, conventional wisdom has held that financial institutions gravitate to those areas where regulation is lightest and that any attempt to impose tighter controls risks a mass exodus of these firms to a city with … Continue reading
Sorry folks, I’ve been on an NLP course these past few days hence the lack of posts. And once I have completed the course, I will be able to lie to you and you will be none the wiser. Only joking! … Continue reading
Carl Mortishead, writing in today’s Times, blames the working-class rather than the City bankers for the current financial crisis. No, really, he’s serious: This is not a tale of City greed v the downtrodden working man. It is the triumph … Continue reading
Hooray, today has been the busiest day ever on Flip Chart Fairy Tales and I haven’t even posted anything. Thanks to Personnel Today, Chris Dillow and the Bloghounds crew for all the recent links and to everyone who has commented. Keep it … Continue reading