- Or, to put it another way, it’s the earliest Thursday sunset of the year. It’s a really crap day to have an election. 7 hours ago
- 12 December is the darkest Thursday evening of the year. In London, it is almost the earliest sunset (which is a da… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 7 hours ago
- RT @arthistorynews: Look at him grinning his way through this. It’s all just a game. twitter.com/hannahITV/stat… 7 hours ago
- RT @arthistorynews: That’s the Christmas decorations up. https://t.co/IDLHU7JLfD 7 hours ago
- RT @nicktolhurst: Im a LibDem. Everyone here knows that by now. But seriously LibDems - whether activist, supporter or voter - if you are… 10 hours ago
- @DazNewman @jamespike29 I suppose ‘Empowered to take advantage of the opportunities offered by the flexible labour market’ might not fit. 11 hours ago
- RT @FinancialTimes: “I cannot imagine any previous generation of Conservatives putting at risk the union in the way that has now happened,”… 14 hours ago
- RT @DmitryOpines: "The country is flagging because Kings and Queens are struggling to migrate here, leaving us without the vital car window… 14 hours ago
- RT @DmitryOpines: This sounds amazing. An immigration system based not on market demand but on letting in those with titles toffs think mi… 14 hours ago
- RT @anneapplebaum: "This election has been marinated in mendacity: big lies and small lies; quarter truths and pseudo-facts; distortion, di… 16 hours ago
- In case you weren’t depressed enough already... twitter.com/prospect_clark… 18 hours ago
- @anandMenon1 @benatipsosmori @epkaufm @BobbyDuffyKings @h_shrimpton @TheEconomist @resfoundation Yep. Don’t forget SKIing. 1 day ago
- Whatever happened to The Debt?
- Johnson’s Suez
- Brexit is the road to nowhere, whoever is driving the car
- The privatisation of capitalism
- 12 reasons why Labour should oppose Brexit
- Brexit: Where do we go from here?
- Do people want a new centrist party?
- A tale of two constituencies
- Brexit as a bad career move
- Why is the EU in no hurry for a trade deal?
- An Irish Sea border is a silly idea but so is the cake-and-eat-it bluster
- Away day to nowhere
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Monthly Archives: July 2011
Dress code angst has been a recurring theme on this blog because, over a decade after the introduction of dress-down Fridays, it is still causing problems. Yesterday’s Evening Standard carried the story of Peter Bingle, chairman of Bell Pottinger, being … Continue reading
Many conservatives argue there should be no need to raise taxes or reduce public service provision to bring down the UK’s deficit. Simply cutting out all that waste in the public sector, they say, would solve the problem. The mirror image of … Continue reading
Every so often, someone writes an article on words they don’t like. Sometimes they have a go at teenagers’ language, other times it’s business jargon. Those of us who follow John Rentoul on Twitter are reminded of his banned list … Continue reading
The National Audit Office published a report yesterday expressing some doubt about HMRC’s ability to achieve 25 percent cost savings over the next four years. Tax expert Richard Murphy put it more bluntly: They might just as well have said they can’t … Continue reading
The House of Lords report on behaviour change makes fascinating reading. Its overall conclusion is that persuasion alone is not enough to change the behaviour of large groups of people. Incentives and sanctions are necessary too. The ‘nudge theory’, which … Continue reading
Compare this: Rupert Murdoch, facing his first grilling from a parliamentary select committee, was being briefed this weekend by lawyers and a public relations expert who helped salvage the reputation of American chat show host David Letterman when he was … Continue reading
Andy Hayman’s protests about his treatment by the parliamentary committee last week have been drowned out by his critics. Those on the receiving end of media firestorms usually find themselves shouted down. Mr Hayman may not be the country’s most popular copper … Continue reading