- Dave's public spending numbers politely shredded by @TheIFS: bit.ly/1xFycjr #FiscalLaLaLand 1 hour ago
- @dds180 @garelaos Oh you ponce! 2 hours ago
- RT @fardarter: Some nasty graphs on the German economy: coppolacomment.blogspot.co.uk/2014/10/german… via @Frances_Coppola 2 hours ago
- RT @DG_markbroad: #Hampshire County Council to offer 12,000 staff voluntary redundancy dailyecho.co.uk/news/11562251.… 2 hours ago
- RT @kpmguk: No closed doors, private meetings or hidden agendas with Gen Z at the helm in the workplace. Full details #kpmgslant http://t.c… 5 hours ago
- RT @kpmguk: Future uses of #technology in the workplace will create an underclass of long-term unemployed, says David Fairs http://t.co/Fc4… 5 hours ago
- @garelaos @dds180 I've never liked weak ties. I prefer ones like this: duchamplondon.com/accessories/ti… 6 hours ago
- @Prop_Resp @RobDotHutton @Stredni_trida Nowt more than you deserve. 6 hours ago
- Another view of the polarising labour market. More great stuff from @resfoundation resolutionfoundation.org/publications/l… http://t.co/L7bMNDjXry 6 hours ago
- Don't be fooled. Hierarchy is remarkably persistent. gsb.stanford.edu/insights/jeffr… via @stanfordbiz 8 hours ago
- 2040’s America will be like 1840’s Britain, with robots? ieet.org/index.php/IEET… 9 hours ago
- Today’s key fact: you are probably wrong about almost everything gu.com/p/42nqc/tw via @guardian HT @dds180 10 hours ago
- Low pay and the deficit
- 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?
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