- @colinrtalbot Oh hell! 15 minutes ago
- ICYMI: The 2015 dilemma, Spanish style. https://t.co/ctpU7DpICr Via @rguezcheca 19 minutes ago
- @colinrtalbot Where were those figures from Colin? 29 minutes ago
- RT @HACThousing: Getting everything set up for #nxtgen14 w @NHConsortium - welcoming eager delegates from 9.30 onward 31 minutes ago
- RT @colinrtalbot: @BBCr4today @NHSEngland if average productivity increases in the services sector is only 1.5% (manufacturing 2.5%) how ca… 40 minutes ago
- RT @Peston: Neither Lab or Tories have said where will find money for 1.5% a year real rise in NHS spending its boss says needed to elimina… 40 minutes ago
- @workessence @SimonHeath1 @AndySwann @dds180 The palace stays the same. Only the guards ever change... 41 minutes ago
- RT @poljourno: Have we reached 'Peak Google'? stratechery.com/2014/peak-goog… 44 minutes ago
- @weirdfigs Try asking a dozen economists. Then you'll have a dozen answers to choose from. @UnlearningEcon 45 minutes ago
- RT @UnlearningEcon: We've entered a world where politicians think it is sufficient merely to insist the economy is "strong", no matter the … 53 minutes ago
- @stianwestlake @conradhackett It's a pretty crude measure of efficiency. 1 hour ago
- RT @conradhackett: Most efficient healthcare 1 Singapore 3 Italy 4 Japan 8 France 9 UAE 10 UK 44 US bloomberg.com/infographics/2… http://t.co/in… 2 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: August 2011
There will be a lot of HR people thinking ‘there but for the grace of God’ after reading about the Hays employee who accidentally sent the details of contractors’ day rates to 800 RBS staff. I’ve never done anything quite that bad, though … Continue reading
Going by the frequency of posting on this blog recently, you could be forgiven for thinking so. I have the usual excuses, pressure of work etc, plus the impending evacuation of me and mine from our house due to flooding. … Continue reading
….or the Mervyn King Blues. A musical interlude to cover the recent lack of posting on this blog. As sung by Doug Shaw.
A couple of weeks ago, the government’s police cuts were looking like a done deal. Now, after three days of the worst rioting Britain has seen in decades, people are wondering whether this is really a good time to start reducing police … Continue reading
With everything else that has been going on, this has been a bad week for burying good news. The NHS making £4.3bn efficiency savings in the last financial year doesn’t have the same wow factor as riots and looting. According to … Continue reading
America suffered a blow to its prestige at the weekend when Standard and Poor’s downgraded its credit rating, removing its AAA status. President Obama’s opponents are blaming him for running up a high debt, as if the country’s debt problems only … Continue reading
Paul Herbert reckons HR people are sweating too much over culture change. His argument runs like this: Here’s the truth… you’re working too hard to change culture. Recently, Scientists at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute found that when just 10 percent of the … Continue reading