- Cameron: cynical opportunist or just utterly incompetent? @guardian on the 'unforseen' EU bill: theguardian.com/commentisfree/… 1 hour ago
- RT @lukewrightpoet: My new poem on "new politics" and Westminster's abandonment of the working class. lukewright.co.uk/the-panel @johannhari101… 1 hour ago
- UK's €2bn EU bill explained: theguardian.com/news/datablog/… 1 hour ago
- @foodleedskidstv @Work_Biscuit A fine example beerintheevening.com/pubs/s/44/446/… Now open all day on Saturdays. 1 hour ago
- @Work_Biscuit Or this: beerintheevening.com/pubs/s/17/1773… 1 hour ago
- @Work_Biscuit You might want to give this a go then: carpentersarmsfreehouse.com/beer.html 1 hour ago
- @Work_Biscuit Pick of the bunch near KX queensheadlondon.com though the Parcel Yard is great for an in-station pub. 2 hours ago
- @Work_Biscuit Where are you going to be? If you are coming in to KX I can give you a pub crawl from there down to Covent Garden. 2 hours ago
- RT @azizonomics: Overall I think the wonk bubble was a really good thing, because it made more people back up their statements with charts … 13 hours ago
- RT @patrickjbutler: On my cuts blog: As the press spots the absurdity of benefit sanctions will public attitudes change? http://t.co/mRMdwA… 13 hours ago
- RT @SocietyGuardian: Benefit sanctions and absurdity: will public attitudes change? gu.com/p/42mm4 13 hours ago
- RT @FlipChartCat: Another shattering example of austerity and #PeakJobs telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/… cc @gmggranger HT @TracyLuke4 15 hours ago
- Lost decade? We used to dream of a lost decade!
- Public finances: From La La Land to Dipsy Land
- The taxless recovery
- A high-skill, low-wage recovery
- The 2015 Dilemma (Revised Edition)
- Pirate Day joke
- Nine thoughts on the referendum result
- 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
Monthly Archives: November 2008
Just seen this on HR Wench’s blog. For a UK version, you’d have to replace Paulson with Darling, and AIG, Citigroup and Fannie and Freddie with Northern Rock, HBOS and RBS, but the principle is the same.
Funny how things can change in the course of just a few days. The Public Sector Rich List, published by the Taxpayers’ Alliance earlier this week, is already out of date. Top of the list was Iain Coucher, Chief Executive of … Continue reading
Maximum respect to Dawn Spalding, editor of Personnel Today, who managed to get a post up at 8.30 this morning about last night’s Personnel Today Awards. I was at the party until 2.30am too and I didn’t wake up until … Continue reading
They may read the Financial Times every day but it seems that a lot of bankers still don’t get what’s happening. For many, life in the financial sector is going on pretty much as it did before. The Telegraph has been … Continue reading
I suppose this was inevitable. At least one of the people outed as BNP members last week is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Guru has a wry take on it here, predicting that the embarrassed … Continue reading
A quote from terrorism specialist Evan Kohlmann on the Rush Limbaugh show: Al-Qaeda itself has had problems with racism and bigotry within the ranks, and it was only about a decade and a half ago that Al-Qaeda was paying different salaries … Continue reading
The media have been voyeuristically poring over the leaked BNP membership lists, trying to find something or someone interesting enough to write about. Even the Financial Times, where the letters BNP usually refer to a French bank, has this handy little tool to help … Continue reading