- RT @JohnRentoul: "For every pound UK banks lend to manufacturers, they lend £36 to home-buyers" @FlipChartRick stumblingandmumbling.typepad.com/stumbling_and_… 2 hours ago
- RT @jorgensundberg: Science Says If You Want to Be Smarter, Dress Better bit.ly/1KTmwAD http://t.co/X7PSRZg928 2 hours ago
- @duncanbHR Disturbed by the number of otherwise reasonable people taking this piece seriously. 2 hours ago
- RT @Independent: Black woman defends the Confederate flag, saying it 'represents freedom' ind.pn/1NyPwOZ http://t.co/hiufFVmTTO 2 hours ago
- The only time you'll see a cat in a sink is when it's too damned hot everywhere else. twitter.com/holland_tom/st… 3 hours ago
- RT @JohnRentoul: Fair enough. They couldn't have fitted "rich" in there. http://t.co/OOQ9JTkHOp 3 hours ago
- Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Slaves. #July4 twitter.com/drhonor/status… 3 hours ago
- RT @ebruenig: Let's celebrate Independence Day by getting real about the garb legacy of John Locke jacobinmag.com/2015/06/locke-… 3 hours ago
- Is saying "just" just demeaning? businessinsider.com/former-google-… 4 hours ago
- I know I said we were broke but there's a spare £1bn up here for inheritance tax. http://t.co/07Nop06tNX 4 hours ago
- RT @Jodatu: Everything You Wanted To Know About Productivity, But Were Afraid To Ask ... wp.me/p4nKAS-Nh via @Jodatu #Wimbledon 4 hours ago
- RT @prospect_uk: Vicky Pryce "Greece should probably never have joined the euro" read the full article here prospectmagazine.co.uk/world/greek-cr… @IamVick… 4 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: November 2009
This morning’s financial news is dominated by fears that the state-owned Dubai World is about to default on its debt repayments. And guess which bank has the largest exposure to Dubai World? Of course, that’ll be good old Royal Bank of Scotland, underwritten … Continue reading
Most commentators are decidedly underwhelmed by the recommendations of the Walker Review. Most of the attention has been focussed on bankers’ pay and, specifically, the decision not to force banks to publish the names of staff being paid over £1 million … Continue reading
Labour’s slight revival in the opinion polls has the newspapers discussing the possibility of a hung parliament. As Andrew Rawnsley says, a hung parliament would reflect the public mood: People are sick of Labour but reluctant to swallow the Tories. That points to … Continue reading
Here’s an interesting and rather disturbing story. Earlier this year the recruitment firm Hays was accused of racism after three employees claimed they were subjected to abuse by colleagues and managers. The employment tribunal started this week and the accusations were repeated … Continue reading
The news that October’s budget deficit was the highest since 1993 had all the Labour-hating newspapers jumping up and down with barely concealed glee. The suggestion that this is all Gordon Brown’s fault is being relentlessly pushed by his enemies. He … Continue reading
I haven’t had time to write anything about the blustering from bankers and their cheerleaders in response to the government’s plans to regulate City bonuses. Read Alex McGarry’s piece in the Spoof instead. It’s along the lines of what I was going to say, … Continue reading