- RT @Independent: A pensioner asked the BBC to help her identify a weed. What happened next will surprise you i100.io/UYVgX5M http:/… 1 hour ago
- RT @TheEconomist: In 2012, America's health system cost 17.2% of GDP. Despite this, it left 48m people uninsured econ.st/XMKF8L htt… 1 hour ago
- @SiobhanHRSheri @dds180 He does that doesn't he? 1 hour ago
- RT @oswaldtentacles: @holland_tom #ProgressiveHeptarchism http://t.co/SPecsS81N4 1 hour ago
- RT @PennyRed: Thought: what we're seeing in Silicon Valley RN is a lot of rich young men trying to back-engineer philosophies that justify … 2 hours ago
- @PennyRed Have you read @holland_tom on Byzantine emperors and early Caliphs? 2 hours ago
- RT @NicholsUprising: Finally, arrests on Wall Street! Inside traders? Speculators? Nope, a polar bear. #Climate2014 #FloodWallStreet http:/… 2 hours ago
- When the apolitical get radical: gu.com/p/4xngm Echoes of the post-war mass occupations of empty buildings. Via @chakrabortty 2 hours ago
- @jdportes @resfoundation Or even a follow up post. 2 hours ago
- @jdportes @resfoundation Fair comment. Will do a flow up post. 2 hours ago
- @Wonkypolicywonk @jdportes Sorry chaps, had to break off to chase a fox out of the garden, then fell asleep. But yes, another post needed. 2 hours ago
- @jdportes @resfoundation I think they probably are (given what detail we have) but I think Tory govt would end up having to do same. 10 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: May 2010
If you are wondering why I haven’t said anything about the spending cuts, it’s because I am on holiday enjoying lots of sunshine and laziness. Check out Chris Dillow and Freemania for comments on the public spending announcements. I’m sure Giles would … Continue reading
Just seen the new coalition’s programme for government. It reminds me of an attempt to consolidate all the outputs from a management away day. You know the sort of thing I mean; all the groups scawl overlapping or contradictory ideas on a set of flipcharts then … Continue reading
One of my more tiresome three-pint rant subjects is about the tunnel vision of HR professionals – and of managers generally. Most are able to pontificate at length about the minutiae of their chosen fields but many display a woeful lack of any … Continue reading
Have you noticed how a different set of rules seem to apply to public sector and private sector pay? In the private sector, if you cap the pay and bonuses of investment bankers and plc directors it will lead to … Continue reading
The FT’s Gideon Rachman recalls interviewing a young George Osborne for a job with the Economist at the fag-end of the last century. I don’t know what the Economist’s HR department would think about Gideon revealing details of supposedly confidential recruitment interviews, … Continue reading
LONDON, 14 MAY 2012 – Global investment bank MorganGoldensacks this morning threatened to move its entire operation out of the United Kingdom after it was refused permission to relocate staff from New York, Singapore and Hong Kong to its London … Continue reading