- RT @CJFDillow: The fact there's so little discussion of the economic damage done by bosses shows how much power they have http://t.co/ksIUb… 44 minutes ago
- What happens when the pensions run out? wp.me/p3uYA-1Y1 53 minutes ago
- "Migration will stay in the low 100,000s because the UK, for all its faults, is much better than most other places" leftoutside.wordpress.com/2014/03/10/wha… 1 hour ago
- Bob Crow was one of the most powerful anti-EU voices on the left rmt.org.uk/news/bob-crow/ rmt.org.uk/campaigns/poli… 1 hour ago
- RT @MSmithsonPB: Chart showing latest @YouGov EU Referendum tracker which for 1st time has REMAIN in lead http://t.co/WlJUCeQWn6 1 hour ago
- RT @davidschneider: I predict improved conditions for angels in heaven within 6 months #RIPBobCrow 1 hour ago
- RMT website seems to have crashed. #BobCrow 1 hour ago
- RT @BBCBreaking: General secretary of the Rail Maritime and Transport union Bob Crow has died aged 52 bbc.in/1h98c7F 1 hour ago
- Bloody hell! Bob Crow has died. rmt.org.uk/news/bob-crow/ 1 hour ago
- Does anyone know if anything similar to Retirement Heist has been written about the UK? americamagazine.org/issue/culture/… 2 hours ago
- @CharlesMCotton Good idea. 2 hours ago
- Blogged: What happens when the pensions dry up? wp.me/p3uYA-1Y1 2 hours ago
- What happens when the pensions run out?
- Work in 2030: Even more precarious than it is now
- The 4G workplace
- America: Not a small business country
- Will the shift to self employment change our politics?
- Why the middle-classes are not as posh as they used to be
- What should they know of English who only English know?
- The migration to self-employment may outlast the recession
- Floods: If you’re far enough from a river, you’re safe, right?
- Self-employment since the crash: Numbers up, earnings down
- Tax rises ahead
- Hierarchy redux
Monthly Archives: June 2009
At last a government minister has admitted that spending cuts are inevitable after the next election, even as Gordon Brown still tries to pretend otherwise. Despite the talk in the media of green shoots, last week’s OECD report gave the grimmest assessment … Continue reading
Andrew Rawnsley has a piece in today’s Observer covering similar themes to my post last week; that whoever wins the next election will have to make savage spending cuts, that it makes no sense to ring-fence the NHS from these … Continue reading
Sorry for the lack of posts here this week. As I explained a while ago, I’m involved in a big corporate re-organisation at the moment and, as those of you with experience of such things will know, when you’re not … Continue reading
For a moment last week it looked as though Andrew Lansley was in deep trouble. He did something that, in David Cameron’s Tory party, counts as a cardinal sin. He came dangerously close to making a policy announcement. However, the Tory spin machine, … Continue reading
This is all starting to get a bit silly. We have Cabinet members resigning and calling for the Prime Minister to go, a group of Labour MPs doing the same and now the Guardian, Labour’s staunchest ally in the press, is … Continue reading
The day after the budget I expressed some doubts about Alistair Darling’s plan for public sector cost savings. It appears that I’m not the only sceptic. One of the Operational Efficiency Programme’s authors, former Logica CEO Martin Read is not convinced … Continue reading