- This is better than the original. I love the fairyland pony in the middle: https://t.co/ctpU7DpICr Via @rguezcheca 12 minutes ago
- Wonderful! My public spending dilemma diagram has been translated into Spanish wp.me/p59XLd-iY by @rguezcheca 19 minutes ago
- @stephenboydstuc @BBCBreakfast Perhaps they should have had @economicshelp on instead. economicshelp.org/blog/334/uk-ec… 25 minutes ago
- Lost decade? We used to dream of a lost decade! wp.me/p3uYA-2bn 1 hour ago
- So all that spending and tax cutting we could fund by leaving the EU.... http://t.co/QhLM8Tu5AV Chart via @StrongerInNos 1 hour ago
- RT @StrongerInNos: @Vanwheel @Frances_Coppola Fourth biggest slice of the spending pie (2013) http://t.co/K31KBhP51l 1 hour ago
- RT @StrongerInNos: @Vanwheel @Frances_Coppola Averaging £4 billion a month http://t.co/WLFAiQU7Ra 1 hour ago
- RT @guardian: "Get rid of the tyrant and the forces of good will prevail" John Gray on the truth about evil gu.com/p/42gn8/tw #longrea… 1 hour ago
- RT @stephenboydstuc: Economist on @BBCBreakfast hopelessly poor explaining public debt. Stresses 'massive no.s' but no mention of demand fo… 2 hours ago
- RT @TimHarford: Is the Chinese economy about to fall off a cliff? dlvr.it/7H7N0J 2 hours ago
- @David_Goddin Ah yes. I had a feeling we'd been down this road before: flipchartfairytales.wordpress.com/2012/06/13/is-… @Projectlibero 10 hours ago
- @neurobollocks And here: flipchartfairytales.wordpress.com/2007/07/30/mot… 10 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: 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