- Last call for today's post: What's happened to the gender pay gap? wp.me/p3uYA-1LO #ukemplaw #equality 9 hours ago
- RT @Frances_Coppola: RT @ezraklein: These 31 charts will destroy your faith in humanity wapo.st/13QI0KK 9 hours ago
- @JulieTowers_PRS Followed by political skills in a commercial environment? 10 hours ago
- RT @PakistanAtheist: The horror of religion http://t.co/A67xtrbTJO 10 hours ago
- RT @Frances_Coppola: RT @albertonardelli: Prostitution in #Greece has surged 150% in the last two years flip.it/oVMaR < shows who … 11 hours ago
- Today's post: What's happened to the gender pay gap? wp.me/p3uYA-1LO #ukemplaw #equality 12 hours ago
- @mickfealty Thanks Mick. 12 hours ago
- @yorksranter @dsquareddigest What's a 'media Nathan'? I only ask because I want to work it into a conversation! 13 hours ago
- @OwenJones84 That's from the days when he still had a party. 14 hours ago
- There really is a Mid-Life Crisis Motorcycle Club: mid-lifecrisismcc.org.uk/662/ Brilliant! 16 hours ago
- The disappearing gender pay gap: wp.me/p3uYA-1LO Has pay levelled down rather than up? asks @GrumpyLecturer 16 hours ago
- RT @VeryBritishDude: Does @ToryGrassroots realise how much faster This government is cutting than Thatcher's first, despite the landslide? … 16 hours ago
- What’s happened to the gender pay gap?
- Whatever the UK’s problems are, leaving the EU won’t solve them
- Sleepwalking into tomorrow’s state
- Fixing A&E
- How to reduce your gender pay gap
- Thatcherite zeal? Or just a re-enactment?
- Who lost the 20th century?
- Lambic and geuze – a success story with a sour taste!
- Shares For Rights – Government quietly revives one of its stupidest ideas
- Did the left win the 20th century?
- Did Thatcher break the trade unions?
- Workplace rights for druids and pagans – if you supported Eweida, this is what you asked for!
Category Archives: Peak State
The CBI and IPPR published a report on the future of public services last week. It warned: Britain faces a longer-term fiscal challenge. The Office for Budget Responsibility has estimated that by 2030 Britain will once again move into deficit … Continue reading
One person who won’t have been surprised by this week’s economic forecast is CIPD Chief Economist John Philpott. Last year, he predicted public sector job losses of 725,000 contradicting the Office for Budget Responsibility’s official forecast of 400,000. During a typical outbreak … Continue reading
A remarkable piece over at A Fistful of Euros puts the Eurozone crisis and, by implication, our own economic woes, into the context of a generalised crisis facing all developed economies. Three things have caused this, says Edward Hugh, high levels … Continue reading
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
Peter Hoskin and Éoin Clarke were knocking lumps out of each other last week about whether debt and debt repayments were worse under John Major than they are now. At least they were knocking lumps out of each other with numbers and bar … Continue reading
Anne McElvoy is annoyed with Islington council. It has told her she has to recycle her food waste to help the council save money and that, if she doesn’t, she will be fined. Her irritation seems to be not so much with … Continue reading
The Economist has a series of articles on the future of the state. The paper’s broad conclusion is that western welfare state can’t go on as it is. Its editorial describes the state spending of the 2000s as “one last splurge” … Continue reading