- RT @djmgaffneyw4: The rest of the nation may wish to consider bowing its head in shame around the same time. twitter.com/johnestevens/s… 3 hours ago
- RT @TheIJR: VICE Reporter: Charlottesville Protesters ‘Didn't Talk About Robert E. Lee…They Chanted About Jews' ijr.com/2017/08/952275… 3 hours ago
- RT @smartnotstupid: There's a second EU referendum tomorrow, so which way will you vote? Please Retweet 3 hours ago
- RT @ITabroad: ‘I’m packing my bags today’: The Irish leaving Brexit Britain irishtimes.com/life-and-style… 3 hours ago
- RT @HEontap: Frenzied battle to snare students as universities fight for survival ow.ly/uX2X50dxB4U | Guardian 3 hours ago
- RT @StrongerInNos: @cpmcgonagle Benedict Cumberbatch! 3 hours ago
- RT @Sime0nStylites: 1. Thread re DD's article in the Times today - link: thetimes.co.uk/article/292956… 3 hours ago
- @SimonCarswell @chapps @SirWilliamD Insurance, central civil service and retail banking. Ties seem to have gone almost everywhere else. 3 hours ago
- @allanholloway @SirWilliamD Poor bugger could only afford a half of mild. 3 hours ago
- RT @manuman61: Questions are where's the scientific evidence eg pigment samples, and where's #Bendor? #FakeorFortune 5 hours ago
- @FrankBath Egregious? 5 hours ago
- RT @Frances_Coppola: So, in conclusion, the paper is very wrong about goods trade, and seriously deficient on services trade. It is, frankl… 5 hours ago
- Sitcom Britain
- Minimum overtime pay: a nudge for lazy managers
- Britain’s stay-at-home youth
- Ending the pay squeeze – could the unions make a comeback?
- HBO’s Confederate: What about the half that hasn’t been told?
- The tribunal fees case and why we still need unions
- The rise and fall of the property-owning democracy
- Brexit: the visionless vacuum
- An honest debate about austerity and tax
- The end of the state-shrinking dream
- A UK-EU customs union: An option most of us could live with?
- Has insecurity peaked?
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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