- RT @sunny_hundal: My piece: Why PEN were right to award Charlie Hebdo: the issue here isn't racism but blasphemy qz.com/398755/charlie… htt… 2 hours ago
- RT @EiDAWARDS: Congratulations @sarahjchurchman from @PwC_UK, Shortlisted Nominee for The Head of Diversity & Inclusion #EiDA 2015!! http:/… 2 hours ago
- RT @stianwestlake: Forget the election for a moment and read this great @haskelecon paper decomposing the UK productivity puzzle. http://t.… 2 hours ago
- @monaghanpj @MervynDinnen Cambridge Massachusetts 3 hours ago
- RT @denmarkinuk: 1864 will soon be broadcast on BBC4! @BBC hopes it can echo success of Borgen & The Killing. We hope so too! http://t.co/3… 4 hours ago
- @MervynDinnen Of course not. 4 hours ago
- RT @DickWinchester: @FlipChartRick @nfergus And this.. http://t.co/AD4GNnDbqw 4 hours ago
- Now @nfergus, about those pay rises you said we'd had. #c4news http://t.co/5MLS8S56zn 5 hours ago
- Now @nfergus, about those pay rises you said we'd had. fullfact.org/economy/have_w… http://t.co/8dmdzCWF4M #c4news 5 hours ago
- RT @standardnews: Errol Brown: Hot Chocolate singer dies aged 71 after losing cancer battle bit.ly/1JQkgwD http://t.co/jX3nmY3rPZ 5 hours ago
- RT @stephenkb: Oldie but a goodie: @ProfTimBale on why Labour should have done more with Tory gaffes: #GE2015 bit.ly/1DsyNek http:/… 5 hours ago
- @MervynDinnen He said pay had gone up by 8% since 2010. 5 hours ago
- 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
- NHS: The elephant in the public spending room
- Don’t panic, Britain is not becoming ungovernable
- The decline in training: Are migrants giving employers a free ride?
- This recovery is still weak
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Monthly Archives: March 2011
If you thought that London out-booming Mumbai, Shanghai and Hong Kong was counterintuitive, try this – part-time women in professional occupations earn 1.6% more than their full-time male counterparts! Part-time professional women earn, on average, £22.82 an hour while full-time professional men earn £22.47 … Continue reading
Perhaps there has been a bankers’ exodus after all – from other cities to London. Bloomberg reports that banks and other financial services organisations in the City are now approaching pre-recession levels of employment. Even RBS now employs more people in … Continue reading
A broad consensus has developed, over the last decade or so, that the balance of power in the world is shifting away from North America, Europe and Japan and towards East Asia, South Asia and Latin America. Liberal economists talk about the rebalancing of … Continue reading
The Economist has a series of articles on the future of the state. The paper’s broad conclusion is that western welfare state can’t go on as it is. Its editorial describes the state spending of the 2000s as “one last splurge” … Continue reading
Last week was the fortieth birthday of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA). Described by a government minister as the most successful consumer group in Europe, it revolutionised (or perhaps counter-revolutionised) the beer market in the UK. Contrary to popular myth, CAMRA was not … Continue reading
Ben Goldacre has a piece in today’s Guardian criticising journalists who don’t link to primary sources. He quotes examples of spurious stories in the Daily Mail and the Telegraph, which completely distorted the results of academic studies to support some quite bonkers … Continue reading