- Bugger. BBC have nicked my secret January hideout for their bloody sitcom. #SunTrap 6 hours ago
- RT @SlateMoneybox: Krugman says technology is an overhyped disappointment. He's thinking about it the wrong way. slate.me/1cjvYBa htt… 6 hours ago
- ICYMI: Inequality in the UK wp.me/p3uYA-2mF 6 hours ago
- RT @andrewdstreet: Vikings were pioneers of craft and international trade, not just pillaging theconversation.com/vikings-were-p… via @ConversationUK 7 hours ago
- RT @MattWhittakerRF: @djmgaffneyw4 @BenChu_ Even before regional costs, Ldn second to SE when account for h/hold size & switch to median ht… 9 hours ago
- @jzuccollo @BenChu_ I meant to look at this a while back. 1st chart implies most of Labour pre-recession deficit was capital spend. 9 hours ago
- @StrongerInNos Thanks Michael. @djmgaffneyw4 @TheIFS 9 hours ago
- RT @GaryLineker: There can't be a more corrupt, deplorable organisation on earth than FIFA. The house of cards is falling. Time for change! 9 hours ago
- RT @UberSerf: Is Blatter's FIFA a symptom of a new, more corrupt world order? Excellent but depressing @FT piece: on.ft.com/1PNAydk 9 hours ago
- Regional income disparity since 1997. Good job Northern Powerhouse will sort it out, eh? http://t.co/x65Ay90psq 11 hours ago
- RT @resfoundation: Comparing the living standards squeeze: London had biggest employment income fall, offset by profits and house prices ht… 11 hours ago
- @StrongerInNos Missed that. Where was it? @djmgaffneyw4 @TheIFS 11 hours ago
- Inequality in the UK
- A 1995 immigration target for a 2015 economy
- How different is Scotland?
- Labour lost the economic argument 5 years ago
- The deficit: much tougher than it looked
- Are the Conservatives ideologically driven state-shrinkers?
- The Tories and welfare: Machiavellian or just muddling through?
- Recovery: Was that it?
- Low productivity: don’t blame the workforce
- Startups and the productivity puzzle
- David Nicholson is right: The NHS will need more money
- Flip Chart Cat
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.