- @MJCarty 'Fraid so. Busy few days. You? 1 hour ago
- RT @jomroche: New world population projections according to recent study ow.ly/BJuIH ow.ly/i/6XlJM 1 hour ago
- Autumn #Equinox at 3.29am tomorrow, UK time. After that, the Southern Hemisphere gets most of the daylight for the next 6 months. 1 hour ago
- RT @resfoundation: RF research cited by @patrickwintour theguardian.com/politics/2014/… on implications of the parties' different fiscal rules http:… 1 hour ago
- RT @businessinsider: There's a massive income divergence between races in America. read.bi/1o0hNkv http://t.co/09YyBwOgi6 13 hours ago
- @stephenkb @Debbie_abrahams That's interesting. What's the difference in late payment times? 13 hours ago
- @Lance63 @38_degrees Why? 14 hours ago
- @SimonMcVicker At what point? @ShoesmithKate @IPSEwestminster @BenedictDel 14 hours ago
- @SimonMcVicker What myths are they nailing? @ShoesmithKate @IPSEwestminster @DuncanOleary 14 hours ago
- RT @LouieWoodall: People don't realise how labour market has changed in last 10 years. There are 1.8m independent pros fulfilling key needs… 15 hours ago
- RT @stephenkb: "The average income for a self-employed person has fallen by 22% [since 2010]," @Debbie_abrahams tells #demoswork 15 hours ago
- @ShoesmithKate @IPSEwestminster I have a wee wager on this: flipchartfairytales.wordpress.com/2014/07/31/pub… 15 hours ago
- 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
- Why is the gender pay gap higher for management jobs?
- The self-employment earnings timebomb
Monthly Archives: November 2009
This morning’s financial news is dominated by fears that the state-owned Dubai World is about to default on its debt repayments. And guess which bank has the largest exposure to Dubai World? Of course, that’ll be good old Royal Bank of Scotland, underwritten … Continue reading
Most commentators are decidedly underwhelmed by the recommendations of the Walker Review. Most of the attention has been focussed on bankers’ pay and, specifically, the decision not to force banks to publish the names of staff being paid over £1 million … Continue reading
Labour’s slight revival in the opinion polls has the newspapers discussing the possibility of a hung parliament. As Andrew Rawnsley says, a hung parliament would reflect the public mood: People are sick of Labour but reluctant to swallow the Tories. That points to … Continue reading
Here’s an interesting and rather disturbing story. Earlier this year the recruitment firm Hays was accused of racism after three employees claimed they were subjected to abuse by colleagues and managers. The employment tribunal started this week and the accusations were repeated … Continue reading
The news that October’s budget deficit was the highest since 1993 had all the Labour-hating newspapers jumping up and down with barely concealed glee. The suggestion that this is all Gordon Brown’s fault is being relentlessly pushed by his enemies. He … Continue reading
I haven’t had time to write anything about the blustering from bankers and their cheerleaders in response to the government’s plans to regulate City bonuses. Read Alex McGarry’s piece in the Spoof instead. It’s along the lines of what I was going to say, … Continue reading