- @VeryBritishDude What are you on about? Companies share data and shaft people without them knowing it. That's it! 1 hour ago
- @VeryBritishDude Tell it to these folk. bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00… 1 hour ago
- RT @chrisdaleoxford: Good luck to whoever buys #HMRC data. There's at least two of me in there despite my best efforts to make them remove … 1 hour ago
- @VeryBritishDude We've no idea what companies do with data. You could be on a blacklist, have credit denied, insurance premiums hiked.. 1 hour ago
- @VeryBritishDude They both need to be. Companies are just as much a threat to privacy as government. 1 hour ago
- @VeryBritishDude I'm sceptical about whether the data can be truly anonymised. 1 hour ago
- Brilliant piece. We may moan about the UK but compared to much of the world, it's a good place to be. theguardian.com/commentisfree/… 2 hours ago
- @VeryBritishDude You don't need to be Labour to be suspicious of what companies might do with data. 2 hours ago
- @VeryBritishDude You have no arguments so you resort to abuse. Again. 4 hours ago
- @VeryBritishDude Why should it? You are not doing a great job of selling this to me. 4 hours ago
- New TV adaptation of Jamaica Inn starts on Monday. Predict crap Cornish accents. 4 hours ago
- @VeryBritishDude Maybe it will but why does it need to be flogged off to do so? 4 hours ago
- Comparative recovery
- The social media pillory
- More freelancers than public employees: Is that really a Good Thing?
- Waiting in vain for the rebound
- Is the state shrinking?
- The working poor and the welfare cap
- Public finances: The picture is largely unchanged
- Is wealth inequality just getting back to normal?
- Bob Crow
- What happens when the pensions run out?
- Work in 2030: Even more precarious than it is now
- The 4G workplace
Monthly Archives: February 2013
If organisational culture were a person he’d be feeling utterly hacked off by now. Rarely consulted about anything that happens in the organisation, he always takes the heat when things go wrong. Culture, it seems, is to blame for the … Continue reading
There are fewer people cheering on the rise in self-employment these days. Even the Daily Mail was pretty downbeat about the most recent statistics. There’s still the odd one though. The Telegraph’s Robert Colville reckons it “might just save Britain’s … Continue reading
The Institute of Fiscal Studies released its Green Budget this week. I looks pretty grim. Two and a half years on from its 2010 spending review, the government’s assumptions about deficit reduction have proved to be way wide of the … Continue reading
The number of self-employed people has reached yet another record high. According to the BBC, the government’s work programme advisors have been helping things along by advising people to set up their own businesses. Doubtless, they would claim that they … Continue reading
Spending nearly half of January out of the country was a good idea. I not only missed most of the bad weather but I also got around to reading Why Nations Fail, as number of you suggested I should. It is, … Continue reading