- Has insecurity peaked? flipchartfairytales.wordpress.com/2017/06/29/has… https://t.co/qRLAFWGOib 7 minutes ago
- RT @IsolatedBrit: “Whoever is winning at the moment will always seem to be invincible” George Orwell 3 hours ago
- RT @sib313: Just because Corbyn was a better than expected campaigner doesn't mean his manifesto was any good: medium.com/@dijdowell… 3 hours ago
- RT @nontolerantman: I photoshopped a portrait of Hitler into the background of this photo please RT so one day it accidentally gets used in… 3 hours ago
- @SimonMagus @LisaMuggeridge And your sister knows it. 3 hours ago
- RT @lionelbarber: MUST READ by my brave buddy PETER BRUCE: The price of writing about the Guptas in South Africa businesslive.co.za/bd/opinion/col… vi… 3 hours ago
- RT @francesbarber13: I will like @acgrayling continue to scream blue murder against Brexit until the cows come home. When we are destitute,… 3 hours ago
- RT @nickreeves9876: Who would sacrifice EU citizenship for life in a country we now know could turn on us at any moment? https://t.co/ew1vg… 3 hours ago
- It's a bugger that democracy thing. twitter.com/garystreeterSW… 3 hours ago
- As ever, @faisalislam gets to report on the great affairs of state. twitter.com/faisalislam/st… 3 hours ago
- Another good 'un from @Wonkypolicywonk on the neutering of employment protection. labourpainsblog.com/2017/06/09/fee… 4 hours ago
- Those red Tories eh? twitter.com/JamesDMorris/s… 1 day ago
- Has insecurity peaked?
- When trying to increase your pay was dangerous
- Is austerity over?
- The end of the Long 90s
- Brexit: Are we facing a workforce crunch?
- Pay attention business: politics is back!
- Employers: It’s your job to get migration down to 100,000
- The Red Tory moment
- AI: Still not clever enough to be allowed out on its own
- Tax and ‘the rich’
- Productivity: Why worry?
- The ‘we’ of slavery
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Monthly Archives: July 2013
Media reactions to the OBR’s Fiscal Sustainability Report were ‘gibberish’ says Ben Chu. Yes, he says, we would need spending cuts or tax rises of £19bn after 2018 to get the public debt down to 40 percent of GDP in … Continue reading
Britain’s ageing population made the headlines earlier this week when the Office for Budget Responsibility published its Fiscal Sustainability Report. The combined effects of increased healthcare needs, pension provision and fewer young taxpayers will, said the OBR, bring about an … Continue reading
Britain needs more babies, said Charles Moore, after reading Stephen D. King’s When The Money Runs Out. By failing to reproduce themselves in adequate numbers, the baby boomers have laid enormous burdens on those few children whom they have produced. … Continue reading
Here’s an interesting table I came across the other day while I was looking for something else. Buried in the IMF’s recent report Fiscal Adjustment in an Uncertain World is a comparison of the size and impact of bank bailouts in … Continue reading
This time last year, the Institute for Fiscal Studies warned that the NHS would need an extra £20bn a year by 2020. A year later and NHS England is warning that the service will need an extra £30bn a year … Continue reading
After I posted my ditty last week (composed while on the cross-trainer thingy in the gym), Stephen Tovey pointed out that zero hours contracts can work well for both employer and employee. He’s right, of course. I’ll let you into … Continue reading
When I was a lad, back in the last century, I once found myself at a party where hardly anyone turned up. I don’t know if it was because the bloke who organised it had over-estimated his charismatic attraction or … Continue reading