- RT @path_dependent: Importantly, federal countries tend to have clear systems for fiscal transfers between places. blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/201… ht… 56 minutes ago
- RT @BenChu_: Just how big is the economic gap between London and the rest of the UK? My @TheIndyBusiness analysis: ind.pn/1eyOYxk 57 minutes ago
- RT @BenChu_: Business investment made a contribution to growth in Q1 2015 - but net trade was a major drag according to @ONS : http://t.co/… 58 minutes ago
- RT @guardian: GDP figures: ONS's latest data suggests economic growth is slowing trib.al/OBP2bvD 1 hour ago
- Well at least we're doing better than sclerotic old Europe... Oh bugger! (HT @StrongerInNos) http://t.co/IssHo9AGRA 1 hour ago
- RT @StrongerInNos: From @ons GDP data today, UK quarterly growth dips below EU for first time since 2011 http://t.co/L8a9sjXf36 1 hour ago
- @SimonFParker @ianmulheirn @h_kippin Thanks. Definitely not one to do on Twitter. 1 hour ago
- Interesting @NIESRorg post on implications of UK being in EU but outside banking union: niesr.ac.uk/blog/uk-financ… cc @Frances_Coppola 1 hour ago
- @jeremyfreynolds Yep. I wonder if the sponsorship will bring it down, rather than criminal convictions. 1 hour ago
- @jeremyfreynolds They just can't prove there are any bad apples elsewhere. At least, not yet. 2 hours ago
- RT @KeriEldridge: Derek Hatton gets his Labour Party membership card itv.com/news/granada/u… 2 hours ago
- @MJCarty Thanks Michael 2 hours ago
- What will your powerhouse do for you?
- Inequality in the UK
- 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
Monthly Archives: September 2007
It’s that time of year again. New graduate trainees are turning up, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, at companies all over the UK. The Corporate Whore has volunteered to help out with their induction programme at his firm. Silly boy! That’s the sort of … Continue reading
How often do good ideas get blocked in organisations? Sometimes, the objection is the familiar “It’ll never work here” argument. You can usually deal with that by finding somewhere similar where it has worked. Altogether more insidious are the “Yes, but not yet” ploys … Continue reading
I’ll let you into a secret. A couple of years ago, I started a blog about the world of work, including stuff about managing people, behaviour in the workplace and some more general business articles. Not unlike this blog, in … Continue reading
This post from Guru reminded me to have a rant about the row over using Facebook and MySpace at work. As he says, there is nothing new about this. Ever since Solitaire and Minesweeper appeared, people have been pretending to work … Continue reading
What if business meetings were like internet comment threads? Rude and irrelevant comments, juvenile point-scoring, pretentious self-importance and transparent attempts to shift the topic. I’m sure nothing like that would ever happen in a real business meeting. Would it?
This reminded me of a couple of people I used to work with. Hat Tip: Corporate Whores (US Version)