- RT @Robert___Harris: Once it becomes a question of “who do the soldiers obey?” then we really are moving into Roman republic circa 50 BC te… 6 hours ago
- RT @DmitryOpines: "Why this disproportionate focus on OUR police brutality?" wonders country which unironically refers to its President as… 6 hours ago
- RT @Starlight_Bliss: Devastated. Yesterday this was flower-rich meadow, with Common Blue butterflies, Southern Marsh Orchid & rare (for our… 6 hours ago
- RT @jburnmurdoch: UK has suffered one of the worst outbreaks anywhere Deaths have been: • 64% higher than usual in England • +53% in Scotl… 6 hours ago
- RT @jburnmurdoch: NEW: we’ve updated our excess mortality tracker, the best measure for international comparisons of Covid death tolls UK… 6 hours ago
- RT @ChrisGiles_: Update: Following today's official excess deaths figures and hospital data, a cautious estimate for the total UK excess de… 6 hours ago
- RT @sbg1: Never seen anything like this, from America’s closest ally, friend, and neighbor. 6 hours ago
- RT @ashcowburn: Interviewed shadow foreign secretary Lisa Nandy on her new role, China, coronavirus, Dominic Cummings and Labour’s chances… 7 hours ago
- RT @lisanandy: Congratulations to the government on creating a world-beating queue 🤦🏽♀️ 7 hours ago
- RT @DeborahMeaden: Every now and then you meet someone in life who at every single choice and decision makes the wrong one. How on earth ca… 9 hours ago
- RT @WashArchdiocese: .@WashArchbishop Gregory has released a statement on the president's visit to the Saint John Paul II National Shrine.… 10 hours ago
- RT @ememess: Truly awe-inspiring. With only the police, the military, rubber bullets, tear gas, and a phalanx of secret service operatives… 10 hours ago
- This recession could be long and deep
- Don’t make the self-employed the punchbag of the next recession
- The Hoaxer
- 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
Monthly Archives: August 2011
There will be a lot of HR people thinking ‘there but for the grace of God’ after reading about the Hays employee who accidentally sent the details of contractors’ day rates to 800 RBS staff. I’ve never done anything quite that bad, though … Continue reading
Going by the frequency of posting on this blog recently, you could be forgiven for thinking so. I have the usual excuses, pressure of work etc, plus the impending evacuation of me and mine from our house due to flooding. … Continue reading
….or the Mervyn King Blues. A musical interlude to cover the recent lack of posting on this blog. As sung by Doug Shaw.
A couple of weeks ago, the government’s police cuts were looking like a done deal. Now, after three days of the worst rioting Britain has seen in decades, people are wondering whether this is really a good time to start reducing police … Continue reading
With everything else that has been going on, this has been a bad week for burying good news. The NHS making £4.3bn efficiency savings in the last financial year doesn’t have the same wow factor as riots and looting. According to … Continue reading
America suffered a blow to its prestige at the weekend when Standard and Poor’s downgraded its credit rating, removing its AAA status. President Obama’s opponents are blaming him for running up a high debt, as if the country’s debt problems only … Continue reading
Paul Herbert reckons HR people are sweating too much over culture change. His argument runs like this: Here’s the truth… you’re working too hard to change culture. Recently, Scientists at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute found that when just 10 percent of the … Continue reading