- RT @businessinsider: There's a massive income divergence between races in America. read.bi/1o0hNkv http://t.co/09YyBwOgi6 7 hours ago
- @stephenkb @Debbie_abrahams That's interesting. What's the difference in late payment times? 7 hours ago
- @Lance63 @38_degrees Why? 8 hours ago
- @SimonMcVicker At what point? @ShoesmithKate @IPSEwestminster @BenedictDel 8 hours ago
- @SimonMcVicker What myths are they nailing? @ShoesmithKate @IPSEwestminster @DuncanOleary 8 hours ago
- RT @LouieWoodall: People don't realise how labour market has changed in last 10 years. There are 1.8m independent pros fulfilling key needs… 9 hours ago
- RT @stephenkb: "The average income for a self-employed person has fallen by 22% [since 2010]," @Debbie_abrahams tells #demoswork 9 hours ago
- @ShoesmithKate @IPSEwestminster I have a wee wager on this: flipchartfairytales.wordpress.com/2014/07/31/pub… 9 hours ago
- RT @stephenkb: "We haven't been thinking of the self-employed as a group that has needs [from government]," says @SeemaMalhotra1. #demoswork 9 hours ago
- Bloody good pint. At least I won't have to pay import duty on it now. http://t.co/xfrvC73BoX 10 hours ago
- @adrianshort Who better to talk about multiple identities than someone with multiple identities? 14 hours ago
- @Pawelmorski He's not the only one. 14 hours ago
- 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
- Why is the gender pay gap higher for management jobs?
- The self-employment earnings timebomb
- Britain’s management problem
Monthly Archives: November 2011
Public sector pensions are being cut and the state retirement age is slowly but surely being pushed towards seventy. Many people are outraged by all this but is it reasonable, now, to expect to retire at 65? Most of us have … Continue reading
Jon Weedon doesn’t like it when people say “but”. I can’t think of a single word in the English language that pisses me off more than the word “but”. There’s no other word quite like it for sucking the positivity … Continue reading
The ONS published its 2011 data on the gender pay gap last week. The figures show the continuing gradual reduction of the gap between women’s and men’s pay. Much of the discussion has focused on the opening up of a … Continue reading
Some people, especially employment lawyers, are getting excited about “the most radical reform to the employment law system for decades“. (Shouldn’t that be “of the employment law system”?) But, as Croner’s Paul Clarke notes, we still don’t know how many … Continue reading
Damian Thompson wrote an extraordinary piece in the Telegraph this weekend about David Cameron’s manners. [T]o put it bluntly, Dave is rude. More specifically, he exhibits the calculated rudeness of people with very nice manners. That isn’t a contradiction in terms. … Continue reading
Executive pay is in the news again as the High Pay Commission warns of its corrosive impact on the UK economy. Those who defend such high pay levels argue that international competition is driving up the going rate for senior executives … Continue reading
Professor John Cooper was not impressed by the MPs’ questioning of James Murdoch. “Sorely lacking in forensic rigour,” he said, “the culture, media and sport select committee resumed its cross-examination of Murdoch – and they were not up to it.” He … Continue reading