- RT @Frances_Coppola: The great @cjfdillow takes on the UK's something-for-nothing culture. Awesome. stumblingandmumbling.typepad.com/stumbling_and_… 2 hours ago
- RT @Frances_Coppola: Very hard hitting piece by @charlesforelle on the terrible cost of recession and austerity for ordinary Greeks http://… 2 hours ago
- RT @Frances_Coppola: @martynorks @pmarca @charlesforelle They should not have lent the money. Private sector should have taken the losses i… 2 hours ago
- RT @jdportes: Thorough & scathing dissection of IMF's Greek analysis by @retepelyod ptdyblog.files.wordpress.com/2015/07/dsa.pdf "Nai or Oxi; everything is stil… 2 hours ago
- RT @alepouda: How to explain in one gif, why the loans never helped the Greek people http://t.co/IxBs0nHTM8 7 hours ago
- RT @ConversationUK: These crowd behaviour researchers experienced and studied the public response to 7/7 bit.ly/1GUzoDt http://t.co… 7 hours ago
- You don't say....? twitter.com/TheEconomist/s… 7 hours ago
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- RT @red_fen: Why do male suicides outnumber female in every country in the world? scroll.in/article/729246… 9 hours ago
- RT @diane1859: G Osborne wanted to make BBC pay for this welfare measure in 2010 too - wholly wrong to do without public debate https://t.c… 10 hours ago
- @MervynDinnen Tone of this suggests there isn't much hope of a settlement before Wednesday. 10 hours ago
- Just discovered @ASLEFshrugged - great name for a very interesting blog by a tube driver. aslefshrugged.blogspot.co.uk 10 hours ago
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Monthly Archives: February 2012
LSE’s Simon Bastow comments on the investigation into the UK Border Agency and its handling of immigration checks. (You may remember, there was a row last year when it emerged that some security checks had not been carried out during … Continue reading
There’s a hint of desperation in this piece from Jeremy Warner. We have to make it easier for firms to fire people, he says, “everything else we’ve tried has failed to stimulate economic growth.” That’s the sort of thing people … Continue reading
The witch-hunt against freelancers goes on. (See here, here and here.) If the Daily Mail is to be believed, (I know, I know) George Osborne is about to ban the use of interim managers in the public sector. But, while even … Continue reading
The open season on interim managers is gathering pace. It’s moved beyond people covering senior public sector roles to include anyone who is doing contract work for public bodies. The Sunday Telegraph published this non-story at the weekend. Apparently, Moira … Continue reading
A thought-provoking piece from Blair McPherson in the Guardian Public Leaders section about what happens to senior managers who shut themselves off from those lower down in the hierarchy. There are many ways to get rid of a director and the … Continue reading
Radio 4 did an excellent three-part programme a couple of weeks ago on the history of the Euro and the roots of the current crisis. If you are interested in the subject it’s well worth listening to the whole thing but … Continue reading
The row about senior government staff being paid through service companies has spread to local authorities. The ever-helpful Eric Pickles has minted a new term – “town hall tax dodgers” – and ordered councils to publicly declare any such payments. … Continue reading