- RT @rojastorrijos: Las lenguas del mundo. Excelente #infografía de @aLucasLopez en @SCMP_News scmp.com/infographics/a… http://t.co/30w8lWxXrE 58 minutes ago
- RT @jameswoudhuysen: UK productivity: three perceptive questions from Anthony Hilton bit.ly/1As3jpf 1 hour ago
- RT @jdportes: "UK productivity hasn't improved in 8 years, breaking trend of ~ 2% growth stretching back over a century" http://t.co/0bB9I… 1 hour ago
- RT @SocietyGuardian: Outsourcing can often increase public service costs, not cut them gu.com/p/496dz 1 hour ago
- Simple explanation of the Human Rights Act: twitter.com/rights_info/st… 1 hour ago
- RT @ianpatterson99: France cancels some of its planned military cuts. Will UK follow suit? ukarmedforcescommentary.blogspot.com/2015/05/france… 1 hour ago
- RT @MJCarty: RT @john__gunawan "It is believed that the 1st HR dept was established by The National Cash Register Company in 1901" http://t… 1 hour ago
- Oops! We can't repeal the Human Rights Act in 100 days. Next up: Oops! We can't find £12bn welfare cuts. twitter.com/JackofKent/sta… 1 hour ago
- RT @JackofKent: Times article indicates Tories actually had no idea how to fulfill manifesto commitment for Human Rights Act repeal. https:… 1 hour ago
- RT @CallOut4: From 2004 to 2012, Geater Appalachia swung red and counties with more Latinos swung blue vox.com/2015/5/26/8660… http://t.co/9… 1 hour ago
- RT @stianwestlake: Found this 1994 set of predictions for 2015 written by the partners of Arthur Andersen. http://t.co/hmgz47hBbH 9 hours ago
- @jdportes @yorksranter @stianwestlake They should repeat some episodes of Tomorrow's World. 9 hours ago
- 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
- Buccaneering Britain
Monthly Archives: April 2010
The US Army is experiencing something of a backlash against PowerPoint after creating the ‘World’s worst PowerPoint slide’ to illustrate its strategy in Afghanistan. It probably isn’t the world’s worst slide; there must be hundreds of equally crap ones sitting on … Continue reading
As Marina Hyde notes, what should have been the main story of the day, the fact that the public finances are in the crap and the politicians don’t want to talk about it, has been blown away by Gordon Brown’s silly … Continue reading
I’ve now had time to read the judgement in the Sharon Shoesmith case and, while I was wrong about the outcome, it seems that I wasn’t as wrong as I initially thought. The judge ruled against Ms Shoesmith’s application for a judicial … Continue reading
The High Court is due to give its judgement on Sharon Shoesmith’s dismissal today. Unfortunately, I shall be out of the country when it does. When I first questioned the soundness of Ms Shoesmith’s sacking and Ofsted’s sudden volte-face, the media witch-hunt … Continue reading
With a few notable exceptions, most senior executives are not very good at public speaking, by which I mean real public speaking, not just standing up and droning through a Powerpoint presentation. One of the main reasons for this is … Continue reading
There was precious little discussion about the UK’s deficit in last night’s TV election debate. Hardly surprising given that politicians have spent months trying to dodge all the difficult questions. Too much work and not enough blogging time has left … Continue reading
The Conservatives say they can get £12 billion more efficiency savings out of the public sector than the government has claimed. They have recruited Martin Read, the author of the Operational Efficiency Programme (OEP), to tell them how. The politicians’ … Continue reading