- @antonhowes @JohnRentoul Probably. That seems to have happened in a number of places. 55 minutes ago
- Makes you wonder how they managed it without New Labour being in charge. @Frances_Coppola 56 minutes ago
- @JohnRentoul Yes it did. oecd.org/social/income-… http://t.co/saH9ThPsxY 58 minutes ago
- And Latvia might not be happy about restrictions on freedom of movement. Chart by @StrongerInNos http://t.co/MsVjfFkiRD 1 hour 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… 1 hour ago
- @JacksonT0ny @MJCarty I wouldn't take anything in the Express that seriously. 5 hours ago
- RT @MJCarty: Real-life W1A? BBC scraps staff appraisals...& brings in 'honest two-way conversations' (via Express): express.co.uk/news/uk/579826… … 5 hours ago
- RT @Independent: The incredibly simple logic puzzle that you'll probably get wrong i100.io/ko1QcfT http://t.co/4lzX4vjDnx 5 hours ago
- RT @MJCarty: RT @XpertHR April pay increases remain low: bit.ly/1Fcyrp8 << Latest XpertHR pay data analysis. #HR #hrdata 5 hours ago
- RT @nandosigona: Cracking down on 'illegal' migration doesn't change net migration wp.me/pd8ov-rA http://t.co/zJPMG387sx 5 hours ago
- @MJCarty Working. Might even get a blog post out this week. You? 5 hours ago
- RT @MJCarty: "Unless you LOVE writing, then don’t write a book." RT @sterling_amanda What it's like writing a book. learningtoflynz.com/2015/05/22/wha… … 5 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: May 2012
Two-thirds of firms perceive employment regulation to be the biggest threat to labour market competitiveness, says the CBI. What? Even though just about everyone has more of it than we do, including many of the most competitive economies? It goes … Continue reading
“How reliable are the social sciences?” asks Notre Dame University’s Gary Gutting. Not very. The case for a negative answer lies in the predictive power of the core natural sciences compared with even the most highly developed social sciences. Social … Continue reading
I can’t remember an employment law story causing this much of a row since the 1980s. Whatever else you might say about Adrian Beecroft, at least he’s got us discussing the subject and, as Michael says, he’s inspired some great … Continue reading
Wednesday’s post on the Beecroft report aroused quite a bit of interest, including a re-print, with a not so snarky title, in Legal Week. It also led to me being called a leftie in various places, just as, a few weeks … Continue reading
Another quick plug for tonight’s CIPD event (see previous post). The CIPD’s Chief Economist John Philpott (you know, the chap who was more right than the OBR) is coming along, so it promises to be an interesting evening. If you haven’t already … Continue reading
The Beecroft report has finally been published, both in its original form, as leaked to the Telegraph, and in its final official form. (Hat Tip to Signal for the links.) And what an anti-climax it is! Sure, many managers will read … Continue reading
I spent Wednesday at the excellent ConnectingHR event. (See reviews here, here and here.) The event was subtitled ‘The Power of a Socially Engaged Organisation’ and, as you might expect from a bunch of HR people who came together through blogging … Continue reading