- RT @adamfrostuk: Oh, sh*t. The Daily Mail has discovered data viz. Can you see the immigrants? Can you see them NOW? dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3… 38 minutes ago
- RT @JananGanesh: Leave isn't losing on economics cos of a "strategic failure" to "get ahead" of the debate. It's losing cos the proposition… 1 hour ago
- RT @ONS: Explore #UKperspectives: giving you an overview of social and economic changes in the UK over the past 30 years https://t.co/22wZp… 1 hour ago
- RT @BenChu_: Second successive quarterly fall in UK business investment reported by ONS: ons.gov.uk/economy/grossd… https://t.co/so8S3Why93 1 hour ago
- RT @BenChu_: After revisions by @ONS , annual GDP growth rate in Q1 2016 now slowest in three years: https://t.co/UCvkkk0rmU 1 hour ago
- RT @D_Blanchflower: Business Investment falling fast this is very bad news for the 8 economists arguing all will be fine After Brexit https… 1 hour ago
- @Heidiwhitelock Ah ok. Wondered if you were writing something. I think that IFS report is very good. 2 hours ago
- RT @wef: The last time this many American adults lived with their parents it was 1880 wef.ch/1RqG0xn https://t.co/wt4oTKIRA1 2 hours ago
- @Heidiwhitelock You're welcome. What do you need it for? (If you don't mind me asking) 2 hours ago
- Almost all the people who have done any proper work on this reckon things will be worse after #Brexit. Via @theIFS https://t.co/XFfEBxZ1cb 2 hours ago
- That £350m thing trashed. Via @theIFS #Brexit ifs.org.uk/uploads/public… https://t.co/KzgJouTgv2 3 hours ago
- @Heidiwhitelock This from @TheIFS is helpful too. ifs.org.uk/uploads/public… https://t.co/SIjf5NMhDU 3 hours ago
- The ageing society – it’s a global thing
- After Brexit: Fewer immigrants or just different immigrants?
- Talent on tap but productivity splutters
- What happens when the tax credits go?
- Are we prepared for a low growth world?
- Brexit is a one-way door
- Fishing for red herrings
- Current account deficit rains on George Osborne’s parade
- UK employers pillaging Europe’s talent
- Another threat to the deficit target: Tory MPs
- Self-employed slide further into poverty
- The economy’s British summer
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Monthly Archives: October 2010
If between 490,000 and 700,000 public sector jobs go, will redundant public servants find jobs in the private sector? Even they could create the jobs, would private sector firms be willing to employ former public sector workers? There is, to say the least, … Continue reading
We had a few disagreements about the power of social media at last week’s HR Unconference. I said that I don’t think Web 2.0 and the social networks it has spawned will cause a revolution – at least, not a revolution in the … Continue reading
In his call to arms for the Big Society, Nat Wei harks back to Regency and Georgian Britain, when social reformers emerged to set up the cooperatives, friendly societies, schools and housing charities that provided welfare during the nineteenth and early … Continue reading
Reflecting on this yesterday, there is a further point I meant to make but didn’t. The Observer’s ‘secret civil servant’ has beaten me to it this morning. Another problem with reforming the public sector is that it is so interdependent. You can’t do … Continue reading
Some bloke is ranting on about this on the Guardian cuts blog. Please leave any comments over at the Guardian. You’ll have to register but it’s free.
I think I’d get on well with Rowena Crawford from the Institute for Fiscal Studies. We certainly share a similar gallows humour. Her presentation after the June budget had a chainsaw on the front cover and her analysis of the spending review has … Continue reading