- How the bonfire of red tape nearly made flammable sofas legal ft.com/cms/s/0/94ba1a… @Gilesyb on chaotic deregulation. 4 hours ago
- Great @Gilesyb piece on Steve Hilton and the war on red tape. ft.com/cms/s/0/94ba1a… 6 hours ago
- RT @agoodall4: @MilestoneTaxUK Interesting to see Amazon warn against expectations of big UK corporation tax payments (FT report) 6 hours ago
- RT @pash22: Difference btwn wanting change & wanting to change! twitter.com/RivkahMiar/sta… 6 hours ago
- £3.3bn wasted on agency doctors bit.ly/1Al6iQj Odd definition of waste. HT @clarkmike 6 hours ago
- Deficit: What little wriggle room the Chancellor had was blown on pre-election giveaways. bit.ly/1JGM05B Via @resfoundation 6 hours ago
- @StrongerInNos @billwells_1 @PaulBivandCESI @djmgaffneyw4 Alas #CambridgeBeerFestival prevents me from commenting further. 23 hours ago
- RT @adamcorlett: Cutting £13bn from unprotected departments seems 'challenging' (and then some if exc defence) http://t.co/sWX8kBkg8L @Flip… 1 day ago
- RT @adrianshort: Eric Pickles has been awarded a knighthood for services to hierarchy and tradition. 1 day ago
- @StrongerInNos Well that's where I was going with this. @PaulBivandCESI @djmgaffneyw4 @billwells_1 1 day ago
- @Frances_Coppola Why thank you! @izakaminska @azizonomics @tomashirstecon @DavidKeo @tomstreithorst @CJFDillow @edwardnh @M_C_Klein 1 day ago
- RT @HRBullets: Bosses behaving badly can cost companies up to £144m cityam.com/216313/bosses-… via @CityAM 1 day 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: May 2010
If you are wondering why I haven’t said anything about the spending cuts, it’s because I am on holiday enjoying lots of sunshine and laziness. Check out Chris Dillow and Freemania for comments on the public spending announcements. I’m sure Giles would … Continue reading
Just seen the new coalition’s programme for government. It reminds me of an attempt to consolidate all the outputs from a management away day. You know the sort of thing I mean; all the groups scawl overlapping or contradictory ideas on a set of flipcharts then … Continue reading
One of my more tiresome three-pint rant subjects is about the tunnel vision of HR professionals – and of managers generally. Most are able to pontificate at length about the minutiae of their chosen fields but many display a woeful lack of any … Continue reading
Have you noticed how a different set of rules seem to apply to public sector and private sector pay? In the private sector, if you cap the pay and bonuses of investment bankers and plc directors it will lead to … Continue reading
The FT’s Gideon Rachman recalls interviewing a young George Osborne for a job with the Economist at the fag-end of the last century. I don’t know what the Economist’s HR department would think about Gideon revealing details of supposedly confidential recruitment interviews, … Continue reading
LONDON, 14 MAY 2012 – Global investment bank MorganGoldensacks this morning threatened to move its entire operation out of the United Kingdom after it was refused permission to relocate staff from New York, Singapore and Hong Kong to its London … Continue reading