- RT @instituteforgov: John McDonnell wants to bring PFI contracts back in-house. We explain what PFI is, its benefits and drawbacks #Lab17 h… 5 hours ago
- @KFeeOD @ariadneassoc I'd agree with that. 7 hours ago
- RT @alexhern: Absolutely phenomenal article on the actual facts of Uber vs TFL: londonreconnections.com/2017/understan… https://t.co/1xYjuaoqmM 7 hours ago
- RT @JohnRentoul: Friend of mine who watched Jeremy Corbyn speak to the World Transformed Festival on Sunday night: https://t.co/o7h5POhDdl 7 hours ago
- RT @RobertAlanWard: Generational divide will split cult of Corbyn thetimes.co.uk/article/genera… 7 hours ago
- RT @helenlewis: The IFS downgraded their forecasts by £300m/week because of Brexit. A big challenge if you want to ease austerity/new spend… 8 hours ago
- RT @helenlewis: The trouble is, Labour's revolution can't be achieved if an ultra hard/messy Brexit crushes the economy. https://t.co/qhsd0… 8 hours ago
- RT @PeteNorth303: 1. Every nation at some point has said to itself "it could never happen to us". Every nation has been proved wrong. 8 hours ago
- Pricing political stability flipchartfairytales.wordpress.com/2017/09/26/pri… https://t.co/DHSgD4AzJj 8 hours ago
- Interested to see opinion poll response to this. My guess is that idea of 're-nationalising' PFI will be popular. theguardian.com/politics/2017/… 11 hours ago
- More on Brexit from @Frances_Coppola. In Ireland. irishtimes.com/business/econo… 13 hours ago
- RT @BrexitBin: Every country has circa 20% hardcore racists. The trick is to never let them dictate agendas. UK forgot that. Germany won't.… 13 hours ago
- Pricing political stability
- Brexit – no job for dilettantes
- Who needs low-skill migrants anyway?
- Summer is over: now Brexit gets serious
- Friction burns
- Sitcom Britain
- Minimum overtime pay: a nudge for lazy managers
- Britain’s stay-at-home youth
- Ending the pay squeeze – could the unions make a comeback?
- HBO’s Confederate: What about the half that hasn’t been told?
- The tribunal fees case and why we still need unions
- The rise and fall of the property-owning democracy
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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