- RT @stianwestlake: Found this 1994 set of predictions for 2015 written by the partners of Arthur Andersen. http://t.co/hmgz47hBbH 7 hours ago
- @jdportes @yorksranter @stianwestlake They should repeat some episodes of Tomorrow's World. 7 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://… 7 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… 7 hours ago
- RT @soc_protection: #China extends #PensionSystem, covering about 80% of #WorkingAge & above population bit.ly/1KwDfwo http://t.co/… 7 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://… 14 hours ago
- @rich_w What are you up to? 17 hours ago
- @antonhowes @JohnRentoul Probably. That seems to have happened in a number of places. 18 hours ago
- Makes you wonder how they managed it without New Labour being in charge. @Frances_Coppola 18 hours ago
- @JohnRentoul Yes it did. oecd.org/social/income-… http://t.co/saH9ThPsxY 19 hours ago
- And Latvia might not be happy about restrictions on freedom of movement. Chart by @StrongerInNos http://t.co/MsVjfFkiRD 19 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… 19 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: March 2012
At least, that’s the implication of Paragraph 2.207 in the Budget red book: Personal service companies and IR35 – The Government will introduce a package of measures to tackle avoidance through the use of personal service companies and to make the IR35 … Continue reading
The NHS risk register, or at least the version of it that has made it into the public domain, doesn’t tell us anything we didn’t already know. I’ve discussed many of the risks at length here and Father Dougal spotted … Continue reading
Alison Chisnell has been digging into some of the statistics on female board members. The headline figures show some improvement. [W]omen now make up 15.6% of the boards in FTSE 100 companies, compared to 12.5% last March and a government target … Continue reading
Richard Wilson, the former cabinet secretary, warned yesterday that forcing the government to publish the NHS risk register could have unintended consequences: It is deeply disturbing that the storm over the Health and Social Care Bill, now at its height … Continue reading
Henley’s Professor Simon Collinson reckons that central government departments are 30 percent more complex than private companies. He has developed a methodology to measure the level of complexity in an organisation and has come up with the Global Simplicity Index. A … Continue reading
Has Lord Oakeshott been reading my blog? Me, last year, on the subject of a Land Value Tax: The left’s billions in lost taxes are just as elusive as the right’s billions of public sector waste. When you look at the … Continue reading
Things happen so quickly these days. Yesterday morning Greg Smith was a brave whistleblower, after his extraordinary piece in the New York Times attacking his employer Goldman Sachs. By the evening, UK time, the backlash had started with ad hominem attacks … Continue reading