- @Frances_Coppola Are you going to fillet this polemic? 39 minutes ago
- @Frances_Coppola Doesn’t that assume that the Cold War is actually over? 40 minutes ago
- RT @Gilesyb: You can find a fair smattering of nonsense in this piece by Louis de Bernières - I'd pick the blithe belief in "Johnson pullin… 58 minutes ago
- RT @chrishanretty: "Louis de Bernières on Brexit" is more or less what you would expect from a 65 year old man living in Bungay https://t.c… 1 hour ago
- @johnb78 @djackmanson ‘In every generation, the British Parliament seems to be dying.’ researchgate.net/publication/30… 1 hour ago
- RT @dlknowles: Every time I go to a supermarket in America I find myself missing Tesco and if that isn't a sign that American capitalism ha… 1 hour ago
- RT @oldtrotter: The reason the monarch moved around the country was to demonstrate power, not to give it away. That was the purpose of Henr… 1 hour ago
- RT @johnb78: Although the Express/Python thing is funny, it is worth remembering that the current UK passport says QUIM at the top of it in… 1 hour ago
- RT @ProfDaveAndress: How "quick on its feet, and responsive" can you be against a shameless looter who will tell one lie in the morning, an… 1 hour ago
- RT @BEERG: The level of delusion displayed in this article is staggering, on so many levels. Apparently, where the UK has ended up on Brexi… 1 hour ago
- As President Woodrow Wilson said, “I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.” twitter.com/simonheath1/st… 1 hour ago
- This is, er, an interesting corporate approach to monitoring employees’ financial well-being! (HT @dds180) twitter.com/oregonprogress… 1 hour ago
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- The privatisation of capitalism
- 12 reasons why Labour should oppose Brexit
- Brexit: Where do we go from here?
- Do people want a new centrist party?
- A tale of two constituencies
- Brexit as a bad career move
- Why is the EU in no hurry for a trade deal?
- An Irish Sea border is a silly idea but so is the cake-and-eat-it bluster
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Monthly Archives: March 2010
Over recent weeks, a few left-wing commentators have been suggesting that the UK’s level of debt is not so bad after all and that we can live with it without cutting public spending to the bone. Earlier this month Madeleine … Continue reading
Given that I have hardly posted anything over the last few weeks, I was pleasantly surprised to discover that this blog has been rated among the top six HR blogs by readers of Xpert HR. I was I was all the more … Continue reading
This weekend, David Cameron joined the growing list of politicians advocating a Robin Hood Tax, to claw back for the taxpayers a small percentage of the millions the banks are making in profits. But, as the Observer’s Heather Stewart notes: David Cameron’s announcement yesterday that he would … Continue reading
This made me laugh earlier today. The HRD is having a rant about ‘unlocking potential’: “Unlocking potential” must be right up there with “people are our greatest asset”, “the war for talent” and “employer branding” as one of the largest pieces … Continue reading
Reading the newspaper coverage of the planned British Airways strike, you could be forgiven for thinking we were back in the 1970s with mad union leaders hell-bent on suicidal militancy. Even CEO Willie Walsh has accused the union Unite of … Continue reading
Told to me earlier today: “What’s the difference between a condom and a non-dom?” “If you make a mistake with a condom, it only takes you nine months to find out.” Well, it made me laugh anyway.