- Good selection at @MagpieAndCrown - 6 ales, all between 3.2 and 4.2. My kind of beer board. http://t.co/Ix6RVjWiIN 2 hours ago
- RT @OwenJones84: That Conservative victory put into perspective - by ConservativeHome conservativehome.com/highlights/201… http://t.co/jYhhRTqCe4 4 hours ago
- RT @dds180: If you were able to convince people that #Google was evil they'd still head off to #Google to #Google their alternatives. 4 hours ago
- Cue Daily Mail: "Archeology proves Romanians were sitting around begging 7000 years ago." twitter.com/irarchaeology/… 4 hours ago
- @sebschmoller Thanks. Nicking this for next week's welfare blog. @BenChu_ 5 hours ago
- RT @sebschmoller: @FlipChartRick @BenChu_ What do you make of this (from cep.lse.ac.uk/pubs/download/… [PDF])? Sign of Gini change to come? http:/… 5 hours ago
- RT @Gilesyb: Britain has no appetite for an anti-business party - ft.com/cms/s/0/f10f2f… Labour faces an opportunity. To grow up. 5 hours ago
- @Gilesyb @Green_Adz87 @sjwrenlewis @RikiTikiTavi91 @t0nyyates I can see this one coming: 'A New Magna Carta for Small Business' 5 hours ago
- RT @Independent: The two young men who died stopping Isis suicide bomber getting into Saudi mosque ind.pn/1FHSzlI http://t.co/9mvpv… 6 hours ago
- Fast falls the eventide.... Well that's what happens if you kick off at 5.30! #FACupFinal 6 hours ago
- RT @TheEconomist: Many cities are losing inhabitants. Better to manage decline than try to stop it econ.st/1SEpsGs http://t.co/Bz7ab… 6 hours ago
- RT @UberSerf: How badly do you want #Blatter to go? Badly enough to stop drinking Coke, stop eating McDonald's and cut up your Visa card? #… 6 hours ago
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- Inequality in the UK
- 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
Monthly Archives: November 2011
Public sector pensions are being cut and the state retirement age is slowly but surely being pushed towards seventy. Many people are outraged by all this but is it reasonable, now, to expect to retire at 65? Most of us have … Continue reading
Jon Weedon doesn’t like it when people say “but”. I can’t think of a single word in the English language that pisses me off more than the word “but”. There’s no other word quite like it for sucking the positivity … Continue reading
The ONS published its 2011 data on the gender pay gap last week. The figures show the continuing gradual reduction of the gap between women’s and men’s pay. Much of the discussion has focused on the opening up of a … Continue reading
Some people, especially employment lawyers, are getting excited about “the most radical reform to the employment law system for decades“. (Shouldn’t that be “of the employment law system”?) But, as Croner’s Paul Clarke notes, we still don’t know how many … Continue reading
Damian Thompson wrote an extraordinary piece in the Telegraph this weekend about David Cameron’s manners. [T]o put it bluntly, Dave is rude. More specifically, he exhibits the calculated rudeness of people with very nice manners. That isn’t a contradiction in terms. … Continue reading
Executive pay is in the news again as the High Pay Commission warns of its corrosive impact on the UK economy. Those who defend such high pay levels argue that international competition is driving up the going rate for senior executives … Continue reading
Professor John Cooper was not impressed by the MPs’ questioning of James Murdoch. “Sorely lacking in forensic rigour,” he said, “the culture, media and sport select committee resumed its cross-examination of Murdoch – and they were not up to it.” He … Continue reading