- RT @election_data: Winners of seats on the M62 corridor in 2005 (left) and 2017 (right): https://t.co/vCpTbQuz5B 6 hours ago
- A shadow is cast wherever he stands Stacks of green paper in his Red right hand 6 hours ago
- Surely he's been doing that for more than 20 years... twitter.com/piersmorgan/st… 6 hours ago
- RT @Wonkypolicywonk: @FlipChartRick Fuck off and join the Tories. 6 hours ago
- Nights drawing in from this evening. ukweathercams.co.uk/sunrise_sunset… 7 hours ago
- RT @ChrisGiles_: Let's face it, it's not a lot per person per year for everyone in the UK. We're all spending about £7 each a year to keep… 8 hours ago
- @TACJ @Metatone2 Would the DUP support a no confidence vote? 10 hours ago
- @TACJ @Metatone2 I am genuinely baffled. Even a grand alliance of the left(ish) still wouldn't have the numbers to… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 10 hours ago
- RT @Gus_ODonnell: Here is my take on this minority government. It will make us nostalgic for coalition prospectmagazine.co.uk/magazine/no-pr… 10 hours ago
- Perhaps I'm being thick here but all that aggro and loads of ammo for the opposition for 10 votes? Is it worth it? 10 hours ago
- RT @ExcelPope: In case you haven't seen it, a really clear explanation of our post-Brexit options. https://t.co/oi77bkMsvn 15 hours ago
- RT @Scientists4EU: More commentators discussing "turning back" as a sensible option. And why not? We're in a try-before-you-buy stage & Bre… 15 hours ago
- When trying to increase your pay was dangerous
- Is austerity over?
- The end of the Long 90s
- Brexit: Are we facing a workforce crunch?
- Pay attention business: politics is back!
- Employers: It’s your job to get migration down to 100,000
- The Red Tory moment
- AI: Still not clever enough to be allowed out on its own
- Tax and ‘the rich’
- Productivity: Why worry?
- The ‘we’ of slavery
- Brexit: Britain’s Prohibition
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Monthly Archives: January 2009
Britain has suddenly been hit by a wave of strikes the like of which we haven’t seen for twenty years. What started as a dispute over the use of foreign workers at an oil refinery in Lincolnshire has, in the course of two days, turned … Continue reading
This handy little picture, apparently compiled by JP Morgan, shows how the market value of some of the world’s largest banks has collapsed in less than two years. You’ll need to click on it to read it properly. It reminds me of the … Continue reading
During the boom years (remember them?) the British became obsessed with Property Porn. Now we’ve swapped that addiction for Recession Porn. I thought I’d invented that term but, alas, it seems someone else got there first. Filthy Smoker (what a great name) posted … Continue reading
The Provisional Shadow Chancellor may be in trouble with party hacks and the Tory press for saying that David Cameron was talking rubbish about the economy, but it seems that business people quite like him. In a poll of business leaders, … Continue reading
One of my favourite books on corporate culture is Edgar Schein’s Organisational Culture and Leadership. Simplistic definitions of culture, such as ‘the way we do things around here’ or even ‘shared values’, are not especially useful. Schein’s understanding of culture … Continue reading
My initial reaction when I saw the title of this year’s Guardian Public Services Summit was rather unkind. Are we entering a post bureucratic age? Bwahahahahahahahaha! That’s a good ‘un. Then I decided, instead of just heaping derision on the idea, … Continue reading
More on the question of whether or not Britain is about to go bankrupt. Some of the figures that have been quoted in the press look frightening. Britain’s banks are huge. For example, RBS, the bank that the taxpayer now … Continue reading