- RT @andrewdstreet: Vikings were pioneers of craft and international trade, not just pillaging theconversation.com/vikings-were-p… via @ConversationUK 56 minutes ago
- RT @MattWhittakerRF: @djmgaffneyw4 @BenChu_ Even before regional costs, Ldn second to SE when account for h/hold size & switch to median ht… 3 hours ago
- @jzuccollo @BenChu_ I meant to look at this a while back. 1st chart implies most of Labour pre-recession deficit was capital spend. 3 hours ago
- @StrongerInNos Thanks Michael. @djmgaffneyw4 @TheIFS 3 hours ago
- RT @GaryLineker: There can't be a more corrupt, deplorable organisation on earth than FIFA. The house of cards is falling. Time for change! 3 hours ago
- RT @UberSerf: Is Blatter's FIFA a symptom of a new, more corrupt world order? Excellent but depressing @FT piece: on.ft.com/1PNAydk 3 hours ago
- Regional income disparity since 1997. Good job Northern Powerhouse will sort it out, eh? http://t.co/x65Ay90psq 5 hours ago
- RT @resfoundation: Comparing the living standards squeeze: London had biggest employment income fall, offset by profits and house prices ht… 5 hours ago
- @StrongerInNos Missed that. Where was it? @djmgaffneyw4 @TheIFS 5 hours ago
- RT @janemerrick23: I can't believe they made her say "Northern Powerhouse" #QueensSpeech 6 hours ago
- RT @jessbrammar: Can someone please make a banging club classic out of a loop of the Queen saying "Northern Powerhouse"? 6 hours ago
- RT @EdConwaySky: When we talk abt London versus the rest, we should really be talking abt west central London vs the rest. @ONS figs: http:… 8 hours ago
- Inequality in the UK
- 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
Monthly Archives: August 2012
Last week, a group of Tory MPs abandoned all that stuff about ‘hardworking families’ and branded this country Lazy Britain: Once they enter the workplace, the British are among the worst idlers in the world. We work among the lowest hours, … Continue reading
The number of self-employed people reached another record high over the last quarter. 4.2 million people are now working for themselves. This is becoming a monthly occurrence which is perhaps why it passes with so little comment. We certainly don’t … Continue reading
Labour MP Stella Creasy is calling for a complete re-think of public services. She told the Guardian’s Patrick Wintour that the twin pressures of debt and demographics mean that the old days of ever-increasing budgets will not return, even with … Continue reading
Apparently, there is a Chinese proverb that says a fish is always the last to discover the water. It’s usually trotted out during organisational culture change programmes. Regardless of whether or not it really is an old Chinese saying, it … Continue reading
A woman lost a claim for religious discrimination earlier this week. She claimed that she was sacked for wearing a headscarf because her employer had decided that it was not in keeping with the company’s trendy image. Her employer, Global … Continue reading
A couple of weeks ago on Kiss FM (I know, I know, but it’s piped through the speakers at my gym) they were asking for examples of things you’ll say which will shock future generations. The primer was “I was … Continue reading