- Those red Tories eh? twitter.com/JamesDMorris/s… 5 hours ago
- RT @resfoundation: What has happened to public sector pay since 2001? Several phases to the pay squeeze over the last decade https://t.co/p… 6 hours ago
- @policysketch @ONS No but I'm planning to get something out this week. 6 hours ago
- RT @DazNewman: Any Brexit is a Brexit for all of us - that's the problem. You can't just stick a 'for the many' slogan onto everything http… 7 hours ago
- RT @sarahoconnor_: So an Uber driver, a lapdancer and a church organist walk into a tribunal... ft.com/content/7825b4… On fuzzy employment… 8 hours ago
- RT @Picketer: Wonk Despotism will be brutal. twitter.com/tomwestland/st… 10 hours ago
- RT @kate_hammer: Call for a public inquiry by @GeorgeMonbiot cc @TimLord2017 theguardian.com/commentisfree/… 10 hours ago
- @phill_kemp @xtophercook @innesbowen So this goes back to competitive tendering then? 10 hours ago
- RT @DuncanWeldon: And another interesting chart on consumer credit. https://t.co/fB2zLCd8Dd 12 hours ago
- @xtophercook @innesbowen @phill_kemp When did local authorities stop doing building inspections? 13 hours ago
- RT @andrewdakers: Smaller businesses particuarly sit on their hands as Brexit deadline approaches @FT ft.com/content/0144c9… 13 hours ago
- @Frances_Coppola Any thoughts? twitter.com/rafaelbehr/sta… 13 hours ago
- 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
- Brexit: Britain’s Prohibition
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Monthly Archives: October 2013
News of Sharon Shoesmith’s six-figure payout caused an outbreak of spluttering rage yesterday. Once the Court of Appeal had ruled in her favour, though, a large payout was never in any doubt. Politicians on all sides are ranting about it … Continue reading
I try not to blog about blogging, it’s a bit disappear-up-your-own-backside, but a couple of things happened recently that made me stop and reflect. The first was the death of Norman Geras a couple of weeks ago. I remember how he … Continue reading
Everybody wants to be tough on welfare these days. Even the new shadow work and pensions secretary felt the need to frame her party’s jobs guarantee scheme as tough on welfare. The thing is, you can’t be tough on an abstraction. … Continue reading
Tory politicians spent the weekend telling us that we should be more like the Chinese. Fresh from his recent visit, a starry-eyed George Osborne praised China while dismissing Britain as defeatist and second-rate. (In the space of just over a year, … Continue reading
A couple of articles in the Economist upset a lot of people at the weekend. The paper suggested that there was no point in trying to save some of Britain’s former industrial towns. Instead, they should be allowed to decline … Continue reading
At the Conservative conference, George Osborne announced that, assuming his party is re-elected, he is planning to achieve an ‘absolute budget surplus’ by 2020. This is different from his last promise to eliminate the structural deficit, which left plenty of … Continue reading