- RT @resfoundation: Good column by Andy Grice on outlook for one-nation conservatism draws on latest RF research independent.co.uk/voices/comment… http… 9 hours ago
- RT @77MASH: #RAMONES - HEY! HO! LEGO! http://t.co/Jm87KM1FnU 9 hours ago
- Good piece on #Labour leadership contest by @RupertMyers. telegraph.co.uk/news/general-e… Went from interesting to very dull in 2 weeks. 9 hours ago
- RT @businessinsider: A scary reality about Urban Outfitters' customers: they're broke read.bi/1FxJdMn http://t.co/hYW985MbFN 10 hours ago
- RT @IrishTimes: And then there was one. How Ireland voted in the #MarRef. Full results table and map: trib.al/D0Ucpp4 http://t.co/Gg… 10 hours ago
- How the bonfire of red tape nearly made flammable sofas legal ft.com/cms/s/0/94ba1a… @Gilesyb on chaotic deregulation. 20 hours ago
- Great @Gilesyb piece on Steve Hilton and the war on red tape. ft.com/cms/s/0/94ba1a… 21 hours ago
- RT @agoodall4: @MilestoneTaxUK Interesting to see Amazon warn against expectations of big UK corporation tax payments (FT report) 21 hours ago
- RT @pash22: Difference btwn wanting change & wanting to change! twitter.com/RivkahMiar/sta… 21 hours ago
- £3.3bn wasted on agency doctors bit.ly/1Al6iQj Odd definition of waste. HT @clarkmike 22 hours ago
- Deficit: What little wriggle room the Chancellor had was blown on pre-election giveaways. bit.ly/1JGM05B Via @resfoundation 22 hours ago
- @StrongerInNos @billwells_1 @PaulBivandCESI @djmgaffneyw4 Alas #CambridgeBeerFestival prevents me from commenting further. 1 day ago
- A 1995 immigration target for a 2015 economy
- How different is Scotland?
- Labour lost the economic argument 5 years ago
- The deficit: much tougher than it looked
- Are the Conservatives ideologically driven state-shrinkers?
- The Tories and welfare: Machiavellian or just muddling through?
- Recovery: Was that it?
- Low productivity: don’t blame the workforce
- Startups and the productivity puzzle
- David Nicholson is right: The NHS will need more money
- Flip Chart Cat
- Buccaneering Britain
Monthly Archives: March 2007
Is your office full of those annoying twenty-somethings who sit there listening to their iPods, texting and pretending to work at the same time? If anyone has the temerity to challenge them about it, they will insist that it is … Continue reading
Human Resources magazine reports on a speech given by Asda’s People Director (what?!) David Smith last week. He says that to add value, HR needs to remove poor performing staff, set a framework for management and measure the results. According to Smith, … Continue reading
Bob Diamond, the head of Barclays’ investment banking division, must really love his job. If someone gave me £22 million, that’s it, I’d be off before you could blink. With that sort of money I’d have enough to live on … Continue reading
A number of newspapers report that RBS is threatening to discipline employees who refuse to set up accounts with the bank for payment of their salaries. It is standard practice for banks to refuse to pay salaries into accounts held … Continue reading
I’ve just finished reading ‘Who Moved My BlackBerry?’, Lucy Kellaway’s acutely observed piss-take of corporate life. If you have worked in the corporate world, the bits of the book that don’t make you laugh will leave you squirming with embarrassment. The story … Continue reading
My first reaction to yesterday’s budget was that Gordon Brown plans to rob the very poor to give to those who are a bit better off. Getting rid of the 10% tax rate will hit the low paid hardest. Having said that, … Continue reading