- RT @stianwestlake: Found this 1994 set of predictions for 2015 written by the partners of Arthur Andersen. http://t.co/hmgz47hBbH 5 hours ago
- @jdportes @yorksranter @stianwestlake They should repeat some episodes of Tomorrow's World. 5 hours ago
- RT @Wonkypolicywonk: Blog: How not to measure the 'level of ET claims'. Oh, too late ... hardlabourblog.com/2015/05/26/dan… #ETfees cc @Gilesyb http://… 5 hours ago
- RT @Independent: The Tories' welfare cuts will either make people poorer or less likely to work, IFS says ind.pn/1AvPwh6 http://t.c… 5 hours ago
- RT @soc_protection: #China extends #PensionSystem, covering about 80% of #WorkingAge & above population bit.ly/1KwDfwo http://t.co/… 5 hours ago
- RT @AdamBienkov: Liz Kendall is wrong. Labour's route back to power isn't simple. It's horribly complicated. politics.co.uk/blogs/2015/05/… http://… 12 hours ago
- @rich_w What are you up to? 14 hours ago
- @antonhowes @JohnRentoul Probably. That seems to have happened in a number of places. 16 hours ago
- Makes you wonder how they managed it without New Labour being in charge. @Frances_Coppola 16 hours ago
- @JohnRentoul Yes it did. oecd.org/social/income-… http://t.co/saH9ThPsxY 16 hours ago
- And Latvia might not be happy about restrictions on freedom of movement. Chart by @StrongerInNos http://t.co/MsVjfFkiRD 17 hours ago
- Latvia had the worst recession in the world. 2 posts by @Frances_Coppola explain why coppolacomment.blogspot.co.uk/2015/05/the-la… coppolacomment.blogspot.co.uk/2015/05/proper… 17 hours ago
- A 1995 immigration target for a 2015 economy
- How different is Scotland?
- Labour lost the economic argument 5 years ago
- The deficit: much tougher than it looked
- 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
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