- RT @MJCarty: #Zerohours contracts: Where does "the balance between abuse & flexibility lie"? bit.ly/1u2t0V1 Great piece by @DazNewm… 4 hours ago
- @kevwyke So it's all *ahem* @MJCarty's fault then? @adamjlent 4 hours ago
- RT @blairmcdougall: BREAKING: Important comments from Sir Tom Hunter on Salmond's currency plan. theguardian.com/politics/2014/… #indyref 4 hours ago
- RT @GuardianUS: Median household incomes in 2013: Asian: $67,100 White: $58,300 Hispanic: $41,000 Black: $34,600 trib.al/yTp3v1V 4 hours ago
- @adamjlent @justincormack Blimey. Taught me something there 4 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 … 4 hours ago
- RT @AlbertoNardelli: History shows that when given the chance, countries tend to vote Yes to independence theguardian.com/news/datablog/… #indyref h… 4 hours ago
- @adamjlent Thanks Adam. Your choice next time. 4 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… 4 hours ago
- RT @pcsavage: Intelligent stuff from @seanjones11kbw Now the English seanjones.ghost.io/now-the-englis… #indyref 5 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 5 hours ago
- RT @NickCohen4: "Scottish nationalism: turning neighbours into foreigners" Me in @spectator on those who would build walls between us http:… 5 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: September 2010
The public sector has been hit by merger-mania. The London Boroughs of Camden and Islington are to share a chief executive, as are a number of district councils including Christchurch and East Dorset and West Devon and South Hams. Some … Continue reading
As inevitable as the clocks going back and those interminable M&S adverts, the dark nights will feature another series of The Apprentice. The candidates’ profiles, for what they are worth, are already up on the BBC website. Alas, we will never know how … Continue reading
A tweet from Michael Carty this morning reminded me of the demotivational slides series which I posted about in this blog’s early days. Despair Inc have added a few more since then. This one is absolutely spot on. When the winds of change blow hard … Continue reading
There seems to have been a rash of new public sector blogs appearing in the last couple of months, probably in response to the massive upheaval the sector is facing. The Redundant Public Servant I mentioned last week and he seems to have … Continue reading
Suffolk County Council summoned up the ghost of Nicholas Ridley yesterday when it announced its plan to contract out almost all its service provision to external organisations. Older readers may remember Mr Ridley’s vision of local government – a council meeting once … Continue reading
A couple of months ago I reflected on the potential clash between the Big Society and our litigious culture. How, I wondered, will small organisations taking over local services cope when faced with legal claims, once the support of the … Continue reading