- Self-employed: 14% of employed workforce, 19% of tax credit claimants. http://t.co/61judEG5lp Who'd a guessed? Via @StrongerInNos 7 hours ago
- RT @johnb78: It's not a "paradox" that coal is booming in Germany - it is a direct consequence of ignorant anti-nuclear scumbags http://t.c… 7 hours ago
- RT @LSEEuroppblog: EU economic governance is blurring the boundaries between EU competences and domestic sovereignty bit.ly/1nlKKcv 8 hours ago
- RT @Oleuanna: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ http://t.co/Gq97V9guI1 8 hours ago
- @jdportes Given the age of their readers, it's odd that they are complaining about paying tax to fund pensions. 9 hours ago
- RT @Gilesyb: The fast rise in low paid self employment is surely a sign of significant economic slack economist.com/news/finance-a… 18 hours ago
- RT @EconBizFin: What explains the surge in self-employment? econ.st/1hLXrH5 18 hours ago
- @lordbonkers Leicestershire seems to have a lot of gated roads. Haven't seen as many anywhere else. 18 hours ago
- RT @lordbonkers: Liberal England: A Leicestershire signpost bit.ly/1ld0WtW http://t.co/lhcHn8rwkt 18 hours ago
- RT @Paul0Evans1: Just did something 'unreconstructed'. Sat in the bath drinking a bottle of Mild. #win wiped out tho cos I bought the Mild … 18 hours ago
- RT @FlipChartCat: How the hell does stuff like this go on for so long? justgiving.com/The-Loft-Cats-… 18 hours ago
- @prateekbuch Thanks. I blogged on this at the time. flipchartfairytales.wordpress.com/2013/11/20/dem… @BBCMarkEaston @PaulBurstow 20 hours ago
- Comparative recovery
- The social media pillory
- More freelancers than public employees: Is that really a Good Thing?
- Waiting in vain for the rebound
- Is the state shrinking?
- The working poor and the welfare cap
- Public finances: The picture is largely unchanged
- Is wealth inequality just getting back to normal?
- Bob Crow
- What happens when the pensions run out?
- Work in 2030: Even more precarious than it is now
- The 4G workplace
Monthly Archives: December 2009
In a case bearing a remarkable similarity to that of Sharon Shoesmith, Salford City Council has dismissed its director of children’s services without compensation or pay in lieu of notice. Salford’s social services department failed to prevent the murder of two-year-old Demi Leigh Mahon, … Continue reading
It is surely a measure of how unpopular bankers are that even the Daily Mail sides with the government on the windfall tax. Whatever the practical problems of such a tax, and there are many, the moral and political arguments are stacked … Continue reading
Gordon Brown has delivered his much-trailed speech promising government efficiency savings. The Prime Minister repeated the promise to protect frontline services, made by Alistair Darling in April’s budget. The government’s plan has been given the title Putting the Frontline First, reinforcing the message that cuts … Continue reading