- 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: March 2009
Well, OK that was just a Daily Mail style headline designed to get a few cheap hits. I wouldn’t be surprised if a similar headline appears in the newspapers before the end of the day though. One of the groups … Continue reading
Dress down angst has been a recurring theme on this blog but here’s a new twist on it from one worried banker: I feel that I have lost touch with society since I don’t even know what to wear to a … Continue reading
Here’s something that made me laugh on my journey into town last week. I was following the Twitterings of John Band on my iPhone. Well you’ve got to do something when you can’t get a seat on the Tube. His comment … Continue reading
Bankers and other City workers have, according to the Evening Standard, been told to dress down on 1 April to avoid being targeted by protesters on Financial Fools’ Day. Apparently, some companies are also telling employees to avoid the corporate dress-down uniform. It … Continue reading
I’m going to be otherwise engaged for most of this week, so there won’t be much blogging going on. A story has been doing the rounds on US blogs about a woman who seems to have Twittered away a job with Cisco. After an … Continue reading
Yesterday, I was looking at comparative levels of union membership in developed countries. I really do need to get out more. The two sets of figures from the OECD (follow the link on this blog) and the European Trade Union Institute … Continue reading
Remember Alistair Darling’s plans to cut public sector back-office costs by 30 per cent? Well it seems it’s not happening quickly enough. Mr Darling’s sidekick, Yvette Cooper, has written to other ministers demanding cuts in finance, HR and IT functions. According … Continue reading