- Minimum overtime pay: a nudge for lazy managers flipchartfairytales.wordpress.com/2017/08/17/min… https://t.co/ndroeuaete 3 hours ago
- @jameschappers That's weird. Have people been unfollowed from your account? 9 hours ago
- US govt suffering from "intellectual rot". What a great term. Something similar in UK. twitter.com/owillis/status… 12 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… 13 hours ago
- @originalpealand @Sime0nStylites @GeorgePeretzQC @CER_Grant @BBCNews @faisalislam They're concentrating on more imp… twitter.com/i/web/status/8… 13 hours ago
- RT @wallace_anna: We need more of you and your team Charles. twitter.com/cer_grant/stat… 13 hours ago
- RT @TimHarford: More young people are going to university fullfact.org/education/more… - @fullfact has a useful discussion 13 hours ago
- This isn't a government. It's a sitcom residents' association committee. twitter.com/guardian/statu… 21 hours ago
- @JohnRentoul Thanks John 21 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… 21 hours ago
- RT @jillongovt: at last government produces something that looks like a negotiating document aimed at their opposite numbers. https://t.co/… 21 hours ago
- RT @resfoundation: Continuing pay falls come with avg weekly earnings still £15 below peak. OBR forecasts suggest point of recovery now wel… 23 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: April 2017
One of the my favourite Spitting Image sketches features the Queen complaining about the behaviour of the rich, to which an exasperated Prince Philip replies, “You ARE the bloody rich!” The rich are always somebody else. As Gaby Hinsliff says, there’s always … Continue reading
My post on productivity earlier this month prompted a few questions about the relationship between profit and productivity, and specifically, how a company can increase its profits while productivity is falling. For example, one on LinkedIn remarked: Since productivity and … Continue reading
When British people use the word ‘we’ in the context of our nation, we don’t just mean those who are part of it now but also those who were part of it in the past. So ‘we’ stood up to … Continue reading
The prohibition of alcohol in the USA was one of those occasions when a nation seemed, to the rest of the world, to have taken leave of its senses. It is one of the most draconian and long-lasting restrictions on personal … Continue reading
The speech by Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane last month was another valiant attempt to get to the bottom of the productivity puzzle. Why did productivity decline after the recession and why has that decline been particularly sharp in the UK? … Continue reading