- RT @MattWhittakerPB: Weekend reading from me reflecting on the @ONS social capital update and how it relates to the Prime Minister’s pledge… 5 hours ago
- RT @DavidHenigUK: Possibly right that there needs to be a row. I found more interesting that the view ascribed to Number 10 of the EU is so… 5 hours ago
- @JonnElledge Cacklegoose Green. 5 hours ago
- RT @George_Osborne: In Downing Street - where you put him ... 10 hours ago
- @DavidHenigUK @AlexStevensKent This suggests quite a few people take advantage of it. https://t.co/c07SGvLFRj 16 hours ago
- RT @DavidHenigUK: Those who believe Australia is a model for future UK trade policy presumably know that they have a single market type rel… 16 hours ago
- This is interesting. As my dad used to say, always look up. Fred Housego - History On Your Doorstep (1982) -… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 17 hours ago
- RT @Frances_Coppola: Folks, today I demonstrate one of my superpowers. At 12 noon, I shall simultaneously be on the BBC's #Moneybox, discus… 19 hours ago
- The Guardian reckons Ealing will have the largest increase in the number of tower blocks of any London Borough. Tha… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 19 hours ago
- RT @Williamw1: Job done: a poignant moment that perhaps deserves more airplay. The @BritishArmy has formally closed its last base in German… 19 hours ago
- What’s interesting about this is that, in recent months, people have joined the dots. Various local opposition grou… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 20 hours ago
- RT @TorstenBell: Spot on in defence of the Gini 22 hours ago
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- Johnson’s Suez
- Brexit is the road to nowhere, whoever is driving the car
- The privatisation of capitalism
- 12 reasons why Labour should oppose Brexit
- Brexit: Where do we go from here?
- Do people want a new centrist party?
- A tale of two constituencies
- Brexit as a bad career move
- Why is the EU in no hurry for a trade deal?
- An Irish Sea border is a silly idea but so is the cake-and-eat-it bluster
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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