- RT @SimonTilford: How did Britain get itself into such an unholy mess over the EU? A misplaced sense of exceptionalism explains a lot. http… 2 hours ago
- RT @anastasiakeeley: .@pblest worked for months on this piece about how the Left can win in the south, so excited to finally publish it htt… 3 hours ago
- RT @TheEconomist: As long as the government stays in denial about Brexit’s drawbacks, Britain is on course for disaster. Our cover https://… 3 hours ago
- RT @TonysAngle: So what happens if the 'promise' isn't met? Do those who have gone bankrupt get their businesses back? And the unemployed,… 3 hours ago
- RT @NinetyFive_UK: Hats off to Coventry Cathedral for this. #ThursdayThoughts https://t.co/XACRpE47je 5 hours ago
- RT @IanDunt: This is the right approach. No Westminster stitch-up, no replay, but a vote on the final terms. twitter.com/patrick_kidd/s… 5 hours ago
- RT @Remoaniac: Please RT your congratulations to @vincecable new leader of the @LibDems You have our full support - let's prepare for that… 5 hours ago
- RT @NsNrs1: New essay on #charities and public trust by Jill Halford & myself @NPCthinks #StateoftheSector essays bit.ly/2gMJDIL 5 hours ago
- RT @paul1kirby: Government debt per capita. By country. @OECD chart https://t.co/sD3neGtuOy 5 hours ago
- RT @TimHarford: “The only reason we wouldn’t come to a deal is if politics gets in the way.” ft.com/content/4f1310… "If"? That ship sailed… 5 hours ago
- RT @leftoutside: It's odd to see one man take the credit for protecting the status quo. 5 hours ago
- RT @leftoutside: What I find odd about this is the suggestion we've left behind some shameful age where the British we didn't like the empi… 5 hours ago
- An honest debate about austerity and tax
- The end of the state-shrinking dream
- A UK-EU customs union: An option most of us could live with?
- Has insecurity peaked?
- When trying to increase your pay was dangerous
- Is austerity over?
- The end of the Long 90s
- Brexit: Are we facing a workforce crunch?
- Pay attention business: politics is back!
- Employers: It’s your job to get migration down to 100,000
- The Red Tory moment
- AI: Still not clever enough to be allowed out on its own
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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