- How the bonfire of red tape nearly made flammable sofas legal ft.com/cms/s/0/94ba1a… @Gilesyb on chaotic deregulation. 1 hour ago
- Great @Gilesyb piece on Steve Hilton and the war on red tape. ft.com/cms/s/0/94ba1a… 3 hours ago
- RT @agoodall4: @MilestoneTaxUK Interesting to see Amazon warn against expectations of big UK corporation tax payments (FT report) 3 hours ago
- RT @pash22: Difference btwn wanting change & wanting to change! twitter.com/RivkahMiar/sta… 3 hours ago
- £3.3bn wasted on agency doctors bit.ly/1Al6iQj Odd definition of waste. HT @clarkmike 3 hours ago
- Deficit: What little wriggle room the Chancellor had was blown on pre-election giveaways. bit.ly/1JGM05B Via @resfoundation 3 hours ago
- @StrongerInNos @billwells_1 @PaulBivandCESI @djmgaffneyw4 Alas #CambridgeBeerFestival prevents me from commenting further. 20 hours ago
- RT @adamcorlett: Cutting £13bn from unprotected departments seems 'challenging' (and then some if exc defence) http://t.co/sWX8kBkg8L @Flip… 21 hours ago
- RT @adrianshort: Eric Pickles has been awarded a knighthood for services to hierarchy and tradition. 21 hours ago
- @StrongerInNos Well that's where I was going with this. @PaulBivandCESI @djmgaffneyw4 @billwells_1 21 hours ago
- @Frances_Coppola Why thank you! @izakaminska @azizonomics @tomashirstecon @DavidKeo @tomstreithorst @CJFDillow @edwardnh @M_C_Klein 23 hours ago
- RT @HRBullets: Bosses behaving badly can cost companies up to £144m cityam.com/216313/bosses-… via @CityAM 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: February 2008
A few people have done searches on ‘religion in the workplace’ and found this post which I wrote last year. It’s clearly a subject that is of interest to a number of people. Continuing with this theme, someone sent me a strange story from far away … Continue reading
Following my post yesterday about the NatWest Three, a few people have pointed me to some other blog posts discussing the case. This one on Comment is Free is interesting, as much for some of the comments in the thread as for the post … Continue reading
The NatWest Three have, at long last, been sentenced to jail, although they will probably be back in the UK and writing their memoirs within the year. When I worked in the City, I didn’t know Gary Mulgrew, Giles Darby or … Continue reading
Well perhaps ‘self-hatred’ is a bit strong but a recent survey of managers by Roffey Park showed that those in the public sector had a particularly low opinion of themselves and their peers. The research costs thirty-five quid to buy but … Continue reading
Last night I watched the Dispatches documentary How The Banks Bet Your Money, on More 4. The programme was presented by Jon Moulton of private equity firm Alchemy. It was a devastating attack on both the banks and the British Government’s regulatory … Continue reading
The Yiddish word Chutzpah roughly translates into English as Bare Faced Cheek. There is a fair bit of that about at the moment, especially over the Northern Rock fiasco. Not only do the shareholders want £4 a share from the taxpayer … Continue reading