- One of the best things I've read on why Labour lost. gu.com/p/496pd/swa By @RajeshAgrawalUK 32 minutes ago
- @NPickavance Fascinating piece. On a similar theme, did you see this? immersive.sh/resolutionfoun… 44 minutes ago
- RT @AtheneDonald: What happens to head girls? Guardian bit.ly/1cUmY68 Do they go on to be the female leaders they looked set to b… 49 minutes ago
- RT @DanRebellato: Why does Labour always behave as if it's been ENTIRELY REJECTED when it loses an election? You got 9.3m votes. The Tories… 1 hour ago
- RT @Wonkypolicywonk: Has the Labour party outlived its usefulness? | Selina Todd gu.com/p/496pk/stw < Quite possibly. 1 hour ago
- RT @NPickavance: #Sharebuybacks are Equivalent to Executives snorting "Corporate Cocaine" says @Economist #sustainablegrowth http://t.co/… 1 hour ago
- RT @itsmotherswork: Iain Duncan Smith in cabinet row over £12bn welfare cuts gu.com/p/497xp 1 hour ago
- RT @lyha_LisaP: BBC News - Lecturers struggling on casual contracts, says union bbc.co.uk/news/education… In work poverty even affects lecture… 1 hour ago
- RT @TelegraphWorld: German-speaking South Tyrol in flag row over Italy's 100th anniversary of World War One tgr.ph/1Ks6BMs 1 hour ago
- RT @AlbertoNardelli: #GE2015 in a nutshell: Labour (only) did well with voters who don't vote theguardian.com/politics/2015/… 1 hour ago
- @ByrneToff Is that a public/private thing or a big/small organisation thing? 2 hours ago
- @ByrneToff No I haven't had time to do much digging on it. Any thoughts? 2 hours 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: December 2008
The CIPD’s John Philpott has predicted that 600,000 jobs will be lost next year and that the redundancies will continue into 2010. The British Chambers of Commerce have warned of pay freezes and even cuts in wages over the next year. It … Continue reading
Last month I wrote about how, as soon as things get difficult, all talk of public policy being decided by unelected groups of experts goes out of the window. Political independence is fine when the economy is growing and everything … Continue reading
It may come as a surprise to readers outside the UK that, as well as having a lax regulatory regime that allows financiers to make and keep large amounts of money while screwing up the economy for everyone else, this … Continue reading
Sorry for the lack of posts. I’ve been attacked by the germ that seems to have knocked half of London for six over the past couple of weeks. Judging by the blog stats, which have dropped off over the last few days, … Continue reading
There are now dozens of blogs on my sidebar and I don’t get round to reading them all nearly often enough. At the weekend, when I was waiting in the car for my wife to arrive at the station, I … Continue reading
There is a lot of fuss this morning about the European Parliament’s vote to remove the right to opt out of the EU’s Working Time Directive. The anti-EU papers are having a field day, business organisations are predicting ruin and employment lawyers … Continue reading