- @moorehn @SmithsonianMag The other 90% are just not trying hard enough. 2 days ago
- @neilmorrison Did you see this? http://t.co/AyzauYxWBd 2 days ago
- RT @neilmorrison: Virgin offer unlimited holiday to 0.34% of employees bbc.co.uk/news/business-… I bet the other 99.66% are chuffed - based on… 2 days ago
- Catbert explains the unlimited holidays thing. http://t.co/AyzauYxWBd HT @HR_Gem cc @GrumpyLecturer 2 days ago
- RT @HR_Gem: Catbert tries it the Virgin way....#HRhumour http://t.co/rnnYoR1QvZ 2 days ago
- @StrongerInNos @Frances_Coppola @EmpManPaul @D_Blanchflower This benefit cap is sure gonna kill the deficit. #FiscalLaLaLand 2 days ago
- RT @sazza_jay: Quick reminder that 80% of new UK jobs have been created within London and minimum wage doesn't cover rising cost of London … 2 days ago
- RT @AndrewMueller: What riding my bike has taught me about white privilege < very good and thought provoking read qz.com/257474/what-ri… 2 days ago
- RT @wonkmonk_: The Benefits of Economic Expansions Are Increasingly Going to the Richest Americans nyti.ms/1vjWNeK http://t.co/4fDOr… 2 days ago
- RT @LordPlutocrat: 2nd part of this article is spot on. It's really tough being rich and helicopter landing charges are an outrage! http://… 2 days ago
- @paulypauluk Some background here. moneyweek.com/the-catalonian… 2 days ago
- @paulypauluk Don't know how strong the feeling is but speeches to crowd last night were demanding a vote. 2 days ago
- 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
- Can UKIP scale up?
- The spirit of the age
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