- RT @MattWhittakerPB: Weekend reading from me reflecting on the @ONS social capital update and how it relates to the Prime Minister’s pledge… 4 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… 4 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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- 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
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Monthly Archives: May 2008
Since I wrote this piece about Generation Y and how I thought the whole thing was a load of bollocks was sceptical about such a simplistic model, I have been challenged by a number of people who think there is something in … Continue reading
A few years ago, after some fashion guru had announced that “grey is the new black”, variations on the saying became a common cliche for describing any social change or shift in attitudes. So Slovenia is the new Switzerland, Gay … Continue reading
If you think HR-speak is bad, Finance-speak is just as impenetrable to the uninitiated and it creates even more scope for pulling the wool over people’s eyes. The trouble is that most of us stop listening as soon as we hear financial jargon. Even intelligent … Continue reading
Today I noticed a link from Angry Alice who has a blog devoted to the collapse of the UK’s housing market and other associated economic woes. How you can write about something so depressing, day after day, without wanting to throw yourself off … Continue reading
Executive pay is in the spotlight again. This week has seen shareholder revolts against the pay packages of senior executives at GlaxoSmithKline and Shell. HSBC is facing similar unrest at its AGM next week as PIRC, the corporate governance research body, has advised shareholders … Continue reading
This was the Cityunslicker’s Friday Joke last week, so I’ve nicked it for this week. When I take a long time, I am slow. When my boss takes a long time, he is thorough. When I don’t do it, I am … Continue reading