- Minimum overtime pay: a nudge for lazy managers flipchartfairytales.wordpress.com/2017/08/17/min… https://t.co/ndroeuaete 1 hour ago
- @jameschappers That's weird. Have people been unfollowed from your account? 8 hours ago
- US govt suffering from "intellectual rot". What a great term. Something similar in UK. twitter.com/owillis/status… 11 hours ago
- RT @chrisgreybrexit: What do this week's position papers tell us about the Brexit position? My latest blog: chrisgreybrexitblog.blogspot.co.uk/2017/08/what-p… 11 hours ago
- @originalpealand @Sime0nStylites @GeorgePeretzQC @CER_Grant @BBCNews @faisalislam They're concentrating on more imp… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 11 hours ago
- RT @wallace_anna: We need more of you and your team Charles. twitter.com/cer_grant/stat… 11 hours ago
- RT @TimHarford: More young people are going to university fullfact.org/education/more… - @fullfact has a useful discussion 11 hours ago
- This isn't a government. It's a sitcom residents' association committee. twitter.com/guardian/statu… 19 hours ago
- @JohnRentoul Thanks John 19 hours ago
- RT @TorstenBell: Rising employment hasnt given us pay boom but is reducing insecurity as zero hour contracts fall - as per: https://t.co/b… 19 hours ago
- RT @jillongovt: at last government produces something that looks like a negotiating document aimed at their opposite numbers. https://t.co/… 20 hours ago
- RT @resfoundation: Continuing pay falls come with avg weekly earnings still £15 below peak. OBR forecasts suggest point of recovery now wel… 22 hours ago
- Minimum overtime pay: a nudge for lazy managers
- Britain’s stay-at-home youth
- Ending the pay squeeze – could the unions make a comeback?
- HBO’s Confederate: What about the half that hasn’t been told?
- The tribunal fees case and why we still need unions
- The rise and fall of the property-owning democracy
- Brexit: the visionless vacuum
- 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
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Monthly Archives: March 2013
For a period that had such important consequences, very little has been written about the wars between the Roman, Persian and Arab empires in the sixth and seventh centuries. I’m sure there have been lots of academic papers but not … Continue reading
As usual, the IFS briefing on the budget was more informative than anything the government put out. Among the graphs were some that clearly show the peaking of public service provision and help to explain why it is almost certainly … Continue reading
When I were a lad, people were saying that the challenge of future decades would be what to do with all our leisure time. Working weeks in the advanced economies had fallen and continued to fall. New technology, automation and robots, it … Continue reading
When a big news story breaks, it is interesting to look at what newspapers and columnists were saying about the same subject years or even months earlier. Here, for example, is what the Telegraph advised its readers two years ago: … Continue reading
The catchily titled House of Lords Select Committee on Public Service and Demographic Change warned last week that Britain is woefully under-prepared for the rising number of elderly people. Regular readers of this blog will know that this is something I have been banging … Continue reading
Gus O’Donnell presented a thought-provoking programme on Radio 4 this morning, In Defence of Bureaucracy. He presented two arguments. Firstly, you can’t get much done without basic organisation. Secondly, bureaucracy, with its formal rules, offers protection from the arbitrary whims … Continue reading