- RT @MigObs: BBC News - Miliband promises new immigration laws if he wins election bbc.in/ZOL0sC 25 minutes ago
- Now @ShodanAlexM takes to the stage to sum up #nxtgen14 25 minutes ago
- @Annemcx Likewise. #pleasedface #nxtgen14 34 minutes ago
- RT @matt_leach: Scary that we keep on looking backwards with housing policies, repeating the mistakes of the past says @Frances_Coppola #nx… 37 minutes ago
- RT @HACThousing: A storm on the horizon at #nxtgen14 with @Frances_Coppola http://t.co/lH8K5pW1hp 44 minutes ago
- RT @CJFDillow: @FlipChartRick Poses qn: why hasn't Labour become anti-managerialist, given that such a stance could be popular as well as r… 6 hours ago
- RT @IPPR: Do the party conference tax announcements stack up? @SThompson20 on @LeftFootFwd leftfootforward.org/2014/10/exclus… http://t.co/vciCTHRPhK 6 hours ago
- RT @marklpotts: Tesco’s profits black hole bigger than expected and runs back several years gu.com/p/42yvb/stw 6 hours ago
- RT @dpcarrington: ICYM: China's #coal use falls for first time this century: analysis > significant moment theguardian.com/environment/20… http://… 6 hours ago
- RT @ONS: Manufacturing jobs have fallen markedly since 1979 (Fig 5 in ow.ly/DaNIh ) #UKMfgStats http://t.co/2D6rtaMtdB 6 hours ago
- RT @Guy_Stallard: @FlipChartRick @TheStaggers @smith_institute @LivingWageUK recognised service providers + accredited employers have much … 6 hours ago
- RT @jrf_uk: Tackling low pay and building more homes should be the Conservative's election offer - @TimMontgomerie in @thetimes: http://t.c… 6 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: April 2012
The Seventies were crap. It’s one of those things that ‘everybody knows’. The unions held the country to ransom, refuse piled up in the streets, power cuts were frequent and the fashions were embarrassing. The economy was tanking and Britain … Continue reading
Can we all be creative given the right circumstances or is creativity the preserve of a few naturally talented people? It’s an important question for organisations. If it’s the former, you foster an environment where people are given as much … Continue reading
Chris Dillow reckons we are facing a crisis of creativity. “What might be the most important question in economics,” he says, is “how to encourage creativity.” I say this is the most important question because it is the main cause … Continue reading
If you want to fritter away an hour or two on a Friday, you could do worse than play around with this fascinating Global cities graphic from McKinsey. It maps cities by population, GDP and Per Capita GDP in 2007 … Continue reading
Two reports about the cost of ageing and its fiscal impact came out last week. The IMF’s Financial Stability Report concluded that the cost of longevity has been consistently underestimated. By 2050, it says, if people are living for even … Continue reading
A bronze statue of Genghis Khan, by Buryat sculptor Dashi Namdakov, was placed at Marble Arch this weekend. The occasion lead Kate to consider the khan’s legacy and his leadership style. I can never decide whether Genghis Khan was a ruthless … Continue reading
I’m off for a few days on a finance and risk management action learning event. Normal service (whatever that is) will be resumed next week.