- RT @MJCarty: #Zerohours contracts: Where does "the balance between abuse & flexibility lie"? bit.ly/1u2t0V1 Great piece by @DazNewm… 2 hours ago
- @kevwyke So it's all *ahem* @MJCarty's fault then? @adamjlent 2 hours ago
- RT @blairmcdougall: BREAKING: Important comments from Sir Tom Hunter on Salmond's currency plan. theguardian.com/politics/2014/… #indyref 2 hours ago
- RT @GuardianUS: Median household incomes in 2013: Asian: $67,100 White: $58,300 Hispanic: $41,000 Black: $34,600 trib.al/yTp3v1V 2 hours ago
- @adamjlent @justincormack Blimey. Taught me something there 2 hours ago
- RT @gabyhinsliff: This from @nickcohen4 is the best #No piece I've read on #indyref blogs.spectator.co.uk/nick-cohen/201… No twee sentimental guff; just … 2 hours ago
- RT @AlbertoNardelli: History shows that when given the chance, countries tend to vote Yes to independence theguardian.com/news/datablog/… #indyref h… 2 hours ago
- @adamjlent Thanks Adam. Your choice next time. 2 hours ago
- RT @adamjlent: I am forever in the debt of @FlipChartRick for introducing me to the Bree Louise. Like real Ale? Get there. http://t.co/5qHB… 2 hours ago
- RT @pcsavage: Intelligent stuff from @seanjones11kbw Now the English seanjones.ghost.io/now-the-englis… #indyref 3 hours ago
- RT @CabreraAngel: 83% of Yahoo's value is its shares of Alibaba RT @WSJ: on.wsj.com/1y9Qo9p $BABA http://t.co/g5sE5F6T91 3 hours ago
- RT @NickCohen4: "Scottish nationalism: turning neighbours into foreigners" Me in @spectator on those who would build walls between us http:… 3 hours ago
- 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
- Britain’s management problem
- Italian tragedy
- Economy in ‘wait and see’ mode
- Turbo greying
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Monthly Archives: April 2010
The US Army is experiencing something of a backlash against PowerPoint after creating the ‘World’s worst PowerPoint slide’ to illustrate its strategy in Afghanistan. It probably isn’t the world’s worst slide; there must be hundreds of equally crap ones sitting on … Continue reading
As Marina Hyde notes, what should have been the main story of the day, the fact that the public finances are in the crap and the politicians don’t want to talk about it, has been blown away by Gordon Brown’s silly … Continue reading
I’ve now had time to read the judgement in the Sharon Shoesmith case and, while I was wrong about the outcome, it seems that I wasn’t as wrong as I initially thought. The judge ruled against Ms Shoesmith’s application for a judicial … Continue reading
The High Court is due to give its judgement on Sharon Shoesmith’s dismissal today. Unfortunately, I shall be out of the country when it does. When I first questioned the soundness of Ms Shoesmith’s sacking and Ofsted’s sudden volte-face, the media witch-hunt … Continue reading
With a few notable exceptions, most senior executives are not very good at public speaking, by which I mean real public speaking, not just standing up and droning through a Powerpoint presentation. One of the main reasons for this is … Continue reading
There was precious little discussion about the UK’s deficit in last night’s TV election debate. Hardly surprising given that politicians have spent months trying to dodge all the difficult questions. Too much work and not enough blogging time has left … Continue reading
The Conservatives say they can get £12 billion more efficiency savings out of the public sector than the government has claimed. They have recruited Martin Read, the author of the Operational Efficiency Programme (OEP), to tell them how. The politicians’ … Continue reading