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- 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: 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