- @nlpedwards No point in pursuing this. Few of us have had this conversation with @EtonOldBoys but he still pumps out the same old rubbish. 4 hours ago
- RT @Ian_Fraser: Newcastle aims to cash in on Scottish independence by laying red carpet for Scottish banks thejournal.co.uk/north-east-ana… http://t.… 4 hours ago
- RT @MichaelH14: The Co-Op Bank story is a tale of 2 banks, not one. @Frances_Coppola 's detailed piece on the sorry tale of the Coop http:/… 4 hours ago
- RT @BBCRoryCJ: Phone retailer Phones4U collapses into administration after EE ends deal - 550 stores employing 6,000 will be shut tomorrow 4 hours ago
- @Gilesyb Reckon your £36bn is pretty close. @MervynDinnen 6 hours ago
- @MervynDinnen @Gilesyb If I ever find out, I'll let you know. 7 hours ago
- RT @stellacreasy: Strong leader talks imp of female role models. Daily Mail talks about her shoes- as her MP can attest @FBHead rocks http:… 7 hours ago
- RT @NickCohen4: Shuggy's Blog: Yes Scotland's biggest lie modies.blogspot.com/2014/09/yes-sc… 7 hours ago
- Whining about BBC bias: http://t.co/XK8p6mzGP8 Sounding more like UKIP by the day. 7 hours ago
- RT @David_AC_Grant: @Effiedeans This is easily the worst thing I've ever seen happen to my country. Regardless of the result, it's already… 7 hours ago
- RT @Effiedeans: Scotland is more divided today than when people from the lowlands had no understanding of and sympathy with those from high… 7 hours ago
- RT @MervynDinnen: @FlipChartRick @Frances_Coppola @theboyler keep writing Frances, it’s important. Those with an agenda often abuse those w… 7 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: 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