- @EllieCumbo It's utterly stupid. The key difference between elections and strikes is that no one has to abide by a strike vote. 1 hour ago
- RT @guardian: Bring back the boss class, say employees fed up with self-ruling ‘holacracy’ trib.al/7jLi5Sx 1 hour ago
- @Annette1Hardy @BBCAnyQuestions @JuliaHB1 She's not. It's one of the stupidest statements I've read on the subject. 1 hour ago
- @HRTinker I'm afraid so. 1 hour ago
- Comparison between elections and strike ballots is a red herring. #bbcaq 1 hour ago
- Crucial difference between strikes and elections is that strike ballots are not binding. #bbcaq 1 hour ago
- @AcademyOfRock @EdjGriffin You chaps might like this: wp.me/p3uYA-2ne 1 hour ago
- RT @AcademyOfRock: Bernie Torme (@Bernie_Torme): New Album for 2015 update: Oops we forgot to send you the backing track download link! htt… 1 hour ago
- @ScillySergeant He found my toy gun after I lost it on the rocks at Peninnis Head. Sent his bodyguard over to give it back. 3 hours ago
- @TiggerTherese @LinkedIn Wierd! 3 hours ago
- Blogged: Trash Can Radio wp.me/p3uYA-2ne 3 hours ago
- @TiggerTherese What?!!! Or is it best I don't know... 3 hours ago
- Trash Can Radio
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- 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
Monthly Archives: October 2008
Is it just me, or has the whole row about Russell Brand and Jonathan Ross got completely out of hand? OK, what they did was crass and in poor taste but should the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition be … Continue reading
Newsnight’s economics editor Paul Mason is presenting a programme called Credit Crash Britain on BBC2 this evening. As part of his investigation, he discovered an internal document from HBOS, written in 2004, which shows: – the bank knew there was a … Continue reading
A quick shout for Stonecast, a blog that linked to Flip Chart Fairy Tales recently. Stone Caster’s off-beat take on the world of work makes an interesting contrast to the considered, sober analysis you get here. Ahem! Moving swiftly on. There … Continue reading
It’s not often that you read the funniest story of the day on the front page of the FT. Forget Brand and Ross; this is much better. There the hedge fund managers were, happily short-selling Volkswagen shares when, suddenly, Porsche announced that … Continue reading
The stories about Peter Mandelson, George Osborne and David Cameron jetting off to meet bankers, media tycoons and Russian oligarchs on their yachts got me thinking. You can tell a lot about power and hierarchy in an organisation by who goes to see … Continue reading
Every October, several hundred lunatics celebrate the anniversary of the Norman Conquest by re-enacting the Battle of Hastings. I’m told that it’s a great show. The people who do it train hard and put on a convincing display of medieval warfare. I keep promising … Continue reading