- 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
- 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… 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: December 2015
There are about half a dozen bands I have seen more times than I can remember. One of those is Motorhead. I remember them appearing in the late 1970s at a time when a lot of heavy rock had disappeared up its own … Continue reading
The Resolution Foundation’s report on wage growth and productivity yesterday notes the ongoing decline of training. Time spent on all training has been falling for the last decade or so but the deterioration has been sharper for off-the-job courses. Source: Resolution Foundation Earnings … Continue reading
Economists use the term capital deepening to describe an increase in the amount of capital per worker in the economy. Joao Paulo Pessoa and John Van Reenen argued that the UK’s fall in productivity was due to its opposite, capital … Continue reading
Thanks to Tim Harford, I have recently discovered a blog on creativity by Keith Sawyer from the University of North Carolina. He is the author of Group Genius in which he argues that creativity comes from collaboration rather than from a few brilliant individuals. [W]e’re drawn … Continue reading
A press release from Citizen’s Advice at the weekend said that 40 percent of the workforce would like to work for themselves but only 15 percent have managed to do so. It warns that red-tape and lack of support is “creating a barrier to people … Continue reading