- @ArgieBeeUK @StrongerInNos Found the report (I think) but I'll wait until I'm at my desk to read it. oecd.org/migration/indi… 7 hours ago
- @StrongerInNos Someone just sent me this: telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/im… Haven't seen the report. Have you? 7 hours ago
- @AdamMemonCPS Thanks Adam 7 hours ago
- How inequality changed over 2 decades. Via IMF: imf.org/external/pubs/… http://t.co/DSzU9TPFfd 8 hours ago
- Top 1% income shares. S African figure interesting. That Marxist ANC government eh? Via IMF: imf.org/external/pubs/… http://t.co/9oamQBU4bP 8 hours ago
- Banks, businesses or the bust? Deeper into the UK productivity puzzle | FT Alphaville on.ft.com/1dhZh7U 9 hours ago
- @stianwestlake @CraigA_Ryan Where to start... 11 hours ago
- RT @TheIFS: Health has accounted for an increasingly large part of public spending #IFSFriFig http://t.co/QJ1Y3LslX0 11 hours ago
- RT @TheIFS: #IFSFriFig: How alcohol is taxed http://t.co/zFOo1qfoID 11 hours ago
- RT @alicharlo: Thirty Pictures of London's West-End in the Heatwave of '76. - go.shr.lc/1IQBzIz via @davidwearing 11 hours ago
- RT @CraigA_Ryan: I have a less irrational bias against following anyone who claims to be a "guru" (of any kind) in their #Twitter profile. 11 hours ago
- Weekend reading: @cipd report on productivity. ow.ly/P5hGA http://t.co/phoNWbAS1A 11 hours ago
- Productivity stuck on auto-creep
- There’s a bit about Fastow’s hero-to-zero story I still don’t get
- The rise or fall of management
- Cutting in-work benefits: right-wingers think it’s a bad idea too
- Work-shy dole scroungers – so last century
- How big a problem is the UK’s public debt?
- Is a £12bn welfare cut achievable? Only with a big pay rise!
- Trash Can Radio
- What will your powerhouse do for you?
- Inequality in the UK
- A 1995 immigration target for a 2015 economy
- How different is Scotland?
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Monthly Archives: April 2009
Rose Gibb, former Chief Executive of Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust, has lost her High Court battle for a £175,000 severance payment. Regardless of whether or not the Trust board were right dismiss Ms Gibb (and Dr Crippen has a different view from … Continue reading
The government published its long-awaited and heavily trailed Equality Bill yesterday. Employment lawyer Darren Newman confesses that he’s far more excited about this than an adult should be. He really does need to get out more. It was Darren who told me last … Continue reading
I wrote last year about the potential pitfalls that might await those banks that were hoping to pick up bargains on the cheap after their competitors had crashed. Most of the value of these acquisitions comes from the skills and connections of … Continue reading
Everyone and his dog is commenting on the budget this morning so, for the moment at least, I will restrict my thoughts to the area where I have some first hand experience; making efficiency improvements and cost savings in organisations. Alistair Darling’s … Continue reading
The equal pay cases are still coming thick and fast. In the last couple of weeks, Sunderland and Cumbria councils have found themselves facing huge bills to cover the successful legal claims brought by female workers. A case is due to be heard against Falkirk … Continue reading
For some time, I’ve been hearing anecdotal reports about the backlog in the employment tribunal system. Cases are, apparently, now taking several months to come to court. The statistics published last month by the Employment Tribunal Service offer some explanation. There was a 43% increase … Continue reading
At least, that’s the conclusion of a Cabinet Office report into social mobility and access to the professions. Networking and nepotism, it argues, has made the professions more socially exclusive then they were 20 years ago. The indignant response to these findings perhaps reflects … Continue reading