- RT @Prop_Resp: @JobsEconomist @FlipChartRick Wage effects of immigration complex (lower low-end pay but raise others). Also see GDP http://… 33 minutes ago
- RT @JobsEconomist: EU migration, jobs and pay thejobseconomist.blogspot.com/2014/10/no-won… 8 hours ago
- RT @JobsEconomist: @Kevin_Maguire To be consistent Andrew Green should turn peerage down, on the grounds that House of Lords is overcrowded 8 hours ago
- UKIP has made the EU cool again: i100.independent.co.uk/article/suppor… 8 hours ago
- RT @MatthewdAncona: My @ESComment column: the elevation of Sir Andrew Green to the peerage is a woeful act of appeasement http://t.co/eQ89O… 9 hours ago
- @JohnRentoul Thanks John. Actually, I nicked the chart from @PSTbrooks & @KayleyHignell 9 hours ago
- RT @jb_mole: Good to see @FlipChartRick making use of excellent @CitizensAdvice labour mkt research by @PSTbrooks & @KayleyHignell http://t… 9 hours ago
- @sebschmoller Thanks Seb 9 hours ago
- @MJCarty Thanks Michael. 9 hours ago
- When online firms meet the real world: nyti.ms/1qJcPcN Wealth without people can only go so far. HT @mervyndinnen 15 hours ago
- RT @StrongerInNos: @Frances_Coppola 1/2 Numbers of 65+ in work doubled over last ten years http://t.co/kug0Csyasf 15 hours ago
- RT @StrongerInNos: Extraordinarily fact-free 48 pages bit.ly/1vMP3lQ 'concludes' UC is transformational & being safely delivered. W… 15 hours ago
- Lost decade? We used to dream of a lost decade!
- Public finances: From La La Land to Dipsy Land
- The taxless recovery
- A high-skill, low-wage recovery
- 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
Monthly Archives: October 2010
If between 490,000 and 700,000 public sector jobs go, will redundant public servants find jobs in the private sector? Even they could create the jobs, would private sector firms be willing to employ former public sector workers? There is, to say the least, … Continue reading
We had a few disagreements about the power of social media at last week’s HR Unconference. I said that I don’t think Web 2.0 and the social networks it has spawned will cause a revolution – at least, not a revolution in the … Continue reading
In his call to arms for the Big Society, Nat Wei harks back to Regency and Georgian Britain, when social reformers emerged to set up the cooperatives, friendly societies, schools and housing charities that provided welfare during the nineteenth and early … Continue reading
Reflecting on this yesterday, there is a further point I meant to make but didn’t. The Observer’s ‘secret civil servant’ has beaten me to it this morning. Another problem with reforming the public sector is that it is so interdependent. You can’t do … Continue reading
Some bloke is ranting on about this on the Guardian cuts blog. Please leave any comments over at the Guardian. You’ll have to register but it’s free.
I think I’d get on well with Rowena Crawford from the Institute for Fiscal Studies. We certainly share a similar gallows humour. Her presentation after the June budget had a chainsaw on the front cover and her analysis of the spending review has … Continue reading