- 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: February 2014
Adam Lent reckons Britain and Europe need a bit of American-style creative destruction: [T]here are a small number of SMEs that are highly productive. If you want to ‘win the global race’, this is the place to look. What is needed there is … Continue reading
An interesting thought from Ben Dellot at the RSA. If current trends continue, sometime before the end of this decade, the number of people working for themselves will be greater than the number working in the public sector. What, he … Continue reading
Walking through Buxton a couple of years ago, I passed the offices of the law firm set up by Tim Brooke-Taylor’s family. I couldn’t help wondering how many small town lawyers would be able to send their sons to Winchester … Continue reading
A decade or so ago, when I was involved in the implementation of multi-country ERP systems, I used to go to regular ‘Pan-European’ meetings. At one of them, as my mind was wandering half way through the morning, it struck … Continue reading
Yesterday, the Resolution Foundation published its report on living standards. Its most obvious theme is that the recession has made most of us worse off. However, it also shows that some of the features of the labour market which we … Continue reading
Do you live half way up a hill, or well away from rivers and sea? Have you been watching the floods on TV and thinking, ‘Thank God that’ll never happen to me’? Well think again. Broadly (and I know I’m … Continue reading
A good piece from the Guardian’s Phillip Inman, earlier this week, on the shift from paid jobs to self-employment. I’m not so sure that it’s an ‘untold story’ though, given that some of us have been banging on about it … Continue reading