- @Louiseaileen70 According to 2nd last para here, taxpayer could still make a profit. Likely, do you think? on.ft.com/1g1HUcU 1 hour ago
- RT @steve_tombs: How does 1 man orchestrate crime by 10 global banks? Former City trader Hayes given 14-years for Libor rigging http://t.co… 1 hour ago
- RT @business: Who is Tom Hayes? What we learned from the #Libor trial bloom.bg/1IAhNAA http://t.co/AHZxDctGnq 1 hour ago
- 2nd last para in this @FT piece suggests taxpayer could still make a profit on bank bailout on.ft.com/1g1HUcU cc @Frances_Coppola 1 hour ago
- RT @BenChu_: @Gilesyb indeed - flatters national debt - but "Whole of Government Accounts" will show it's a wash: independent.co.uk/voices/privati… 2 hours ago
- RT @Gilesyb: Whatever reasons there are for Osborne to push asset sales, debt reduction ain't one - ft.com/cms/s/0/1da92d… http://t.co/3BYt… 2 hours ago
- RT @guardian: RBS sale: Fred Goodwin, the £45bn bailout and years of losses trib.al/7Qa4zNh 2 hours ago
- Come on, I need £20bn, you must have some money saving ideas... http://t.co/xRDtApiuG7 1 day ago
- RT @guardian: George Osborne asks public sector workers for money-saving ideas trib.al/SQKVqh3 1 day ago
- RT @duncanbHR: gender pay gap reporting coming: how best to do it? cipd.co.uk/pm/peoplemanag… 1 day ago
- RT @HuffPostUK: 11 anti-migrant arguments you hear all the time and why they are wrong huff.to/1eGT8Tl http://t.co/McgD3cWAdT 1 day ago
- @LDNCalling @JohnRentoul @MatthewdAncona Though people aren't very consistent about that. http://t.co/8c4WWQkw2L 1 day ago
- Will employers’ gender pay gap figures tell us anything new?
- The financialisation of slavery
- Osborne wobbles but 2020 is still a big ask
- Feeding the property addiction
- Grab a graduate
- Productivity stuck on auto-creep
- There’s a bit about Fastow’s hero-to-zero story I still don’t get
- The rise or fall of management
- Cutting in-work benefits: right-wingers think it’s a bad idea too
- Work-shy dole scroungers – so last century
- How big a problem is the UK’s public debt?
- Is a £12bn welfare cut achievable? Only with a big pay rise!
Monthly Archives: April 2012
The Seventies were crap. It’s one of those things that ‘everybody knows’. The unions held the country to ransom, refuse piled up in the streets, power cuts were frequent and the fashions were embarrassing. The economy was tanking and Britain … Continue reading
Can we all be creative given the right circumstances or is creativity the preserve of a few naturally talented people? It’s an important question for organisations. If it’s the former, you foster an environment where people are given as much … Continue reading
Chris Dillow reckons we are facing a crisis of creativity. “What might be the most important question in economics,” he says, is “how to encourage creativity.” I say this is the most important question because it is the main cause … Continue reading
If you want to fritter away an hour or two on a Friday, you could do worse than play around with this fascinating Global cities graphic from McKinsey. It maps cities by population, GDP and Per Capita GDP in 2007 … Continue reading
Two reports about the cost of ageing and its fiscal impact came out last week. The IMF’s Financial Stability Report concluded that the cost of longevity has been consistently underestimated. By 2050, it says, if people are living for even … Continue reading
A bronze statue of Genghis Khan, by Buryat sculptor Dashi Namdakov, was placed at Marble Arch this weekend. The occasion lead Kate to consider the khan’s legacy and his leadership style. I can never decide whether Genghis Khan was a ruthless … Continue reading
I’m off for a few days on a finance and risk management action learning event. Normal service (whatever that is) will be resumed next week.