- @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: 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.