- RT @PieriaView: Mr Osborne's Acute Deficit Disorder - by @johnweeks41 pieria.co.uk/articles/mr_os… 1 hour ago
- RT @politicshome: UK’s credit rating would be safer under a Labour govt as they have pledged to stay in the EU, ratings agency says. http:/… 4 hours ago
- RT @faisalislam: FT editorial on Cameron tax cut: "they have staked out a fiscal position that is neither sober nor realistic". http://t.co… 4 hours ago
- RT @faisalislam: Salmond bluster method being copied. Alec: I'm sharing £ (how?) EdM: I'm saving the NHS (from what?) Cam: have a £7bn tax … 4 hours ago
- RT @emranmian: Just did @BBCNews on Cameron tax announcement. Missed my best ever chance to say La La Land on national TV. Sorry @FlipChart… 15 hours ago
- RT @Gilesyb: @MattWhittakerRF @DuncanWeldon @jdportes @Frances_Coppola plus demography renders the NHS/DfE asks much steeper. Next parlmt n… 19 hours ago
- RT @MattWhittakerRF: @DuncanWeldon @FlipChartRick @jdportes @Frances_Coppola @Gilesyb Still need 25bn in first 2 year & further 12bn in 18-… 19 hours ago
- @jdportes @Frances_Coppola @Gilesyb I'm out of the country but I gather from @DuncanWeldon we're now up to £40bn worth of La La Land. 20 hours ago
- @CervezaTuria Thanks. Found some at Carrefour but nothing in town. 21 hours ago
- @CervezaTuria Do any bars in Gandia sell your beer? 1 day ago
- @moorehn @SmithsonianMag The other 90% are just not trying hard enough. 3 days ago
- @neilmorrison Did you see this? http://t.co/AyzauYxWBd 3 days ago
- 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
- Can UKIP scale up?
- The spirit of the age
Monthly Archives: October 2009
I have long believed that sexual relationships between work colleagues are best avoided. The unholy mess at Aviva, gleefully reported at HR With Balls, only reinforces my view.
This is one of the best things I have ever seen on YouTube. They’re called Lulu and the Lampshades and, as far as I can tell, they are from London. They are playing at the ICA in London on 6 November, … Continue reading
There are a number of golden rules to follow when preparing for difficult meetings. If you are going to say something which will make you really unpopular, make sure you are prepared, know all your facts and can reel them … Continue reading
It’s almost six months since the Treasury’s Operational Efficiency Programme published its recommendations. At the time, I was doubtful about the extent to which public sector organisations would be willing to cut costs by sharing back office functions but there have been some … Continue reading
A few years ago I was doing some coaching on performance management for chief executives of NHS trusts. When I put the question ‘Who is your boss?’ to the group it provoked a long discussion. The CEOs were unsure whether their … Continue reading
‘Household economics’ is a term I’ve heard used a few times recently in the debate over government debt and public spending. It’s usually used by those who argue that government debt isn’t as big a deal as some are making … Continue reading
One of the tricks of being a successful journalist is being able to write confidently and with the impression of authority on subjects about which you know next to nothing. Sathnam Sanghera admits that he has never dealt with anyone in … Continue reading