- 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: September 2014
This is no ordinary recovery. Not only has it taken a hell of a long time to do not very much, it’s seen collapsing productivity and very little wage growth, even for those who appear to be highly skilled. As a result of all this, even … Continue reading
“Labour economics used to be easy,” lamented David Blanchflower in Monday’s Independent. He continued: All you had to do was watch the unemployment rate and that told you most of everything. As it went up things were bad and pay weakened. … Continue reading
Two reports on the public finances were published at the weekend. These things usually come out during the week but both the Institute for Fiscal Studies and the Resolution Foundation had to squeeze their press releases into the couple of days after … Continue reading
One night, far out at sea, a young pirate is talking to the pirate captain. “Cap’n,” he says, “‘Ow comes is it you’s got an ‘ook for an ‘and?” “Ha ha harrr. ‘Twas like this. We was just leavin’ Port Royal when … Continue reading
A few thoughts on the referendum result. 1. I’m pleased about the result. We’ve saved ourselves a lot of pain. 2. When people think there is a likelihood of real change, they will come out and vote, even if only … Continue reading
The rest of the world thinks we are mad, as well they might. Viewed from outside the UK, the minor differences which separate the Scots from the rest of us don’t look like that big a deal. Why would you want … Continue reading
More on the OBR’s Crisis and consolidation in the public finances report. (See yesterday’s post.) Chapter 6 contains lots of information and commentary on the government’s proposed deficit reduction strategy. The OBR’s charts neatly sum up a lot of what I’ve been trying to say about … Continue reading