- RT @MFordFuture: A Chinese company is replacing 90 percent of its workers with #robots @danielas_bot @thisisfusion fusion.net/story/130549/a… #… 9 minutes ago
- RT @sunny_hundal: My piece: Why PEN were right to award Charlie Hebdo: the issue here isn't racism but blasphemy qz.com/398755/charlie… htt… 7 hours ago
- RT @EiDAWARDS: Congratulations @sarahjchurchman from @PwC_UK, Shortlisted Nominee for The Head of Diversity & Inclusion #EiDA 2015!! http:/… 7 hours ago
- RT @stianwestlake: Forget the election for a moment and read this great @haskelecon paper decomposing the UK productivity puzzle. http://t.… 7 hours ago
- @monaghanpj @MervynDinnen Cambridge Massachusetts 8 hours ago
- RT @denmarkinuk: 1864 will soon be broadcast on BBC4! @BBC hopes it can echo success of Borgen & The Killing. We hope so too! http://t.co/3… 9 hours ago
- @MervynDinnen Of course not. 9 hours ago
- RT @DickWinchester: @FlipChartRick @nfergus And this.. http://t.co/AD4GNnDbqw 9 hours ago
- Now @nfergus, about those pay rises you said we'd had. #c4news http://t.co/5MLS8S56zn 10 hours ago
- Now @nfergus, about those pay rises you said we'd had. fullfact.org/economy/have_w… http://t.co/8dmdzCWF4M #c4news 10 hours ago
- RT @standardnews: Errol Brown: Hot Chocolate singer dies aged 71 after losing cancer battle bit.ly/1JQkgwD http://t.co/jX3nmY3rPZ 10 hours ago
- RT @stephenkb: Oldie but a goodie: @ProfTimBale on why Labour should have done more with Tory gaffes: #GE2015 bit.ly/1DsyNek http:/… 10 hours ago
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- Recovery: Was that it?
- Low productivity: don’t blame the workforce
- Startups and the productivity puzzle
- David Nicholson is right: The NHS will need more money
- Flip Chart Cat
- Buccaneering Britain
- NHS: The elephant in the public spending room
- Don’t panic, Britain is not becoming ungovernable
- The decline in training: Are migrants giving employers a free ride?
- This recovery is still weak
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Are David Cameron and George Osborne small government ideologues hell-bent on shrinking the state? Simon Wren-Lewis thinks so: The goal is to reduce the size of the state, and because (with his encouragement) mediamacro believes reducing the deficit is the … Continue reading
This week, the IFS finished their painstaking task of trying to understand the parties’ tax and spending plans, based on what little they’ve said. There are gaps and inconsistencies in all of them. At first sight, I couldn’t understand why the Conservatives’ … Continue reading
Yesterday’s GDP figures were rubbish. The first quarter of 2015 saw the slowest growth since the economy spluttered in 2012. True, it may, as Chris Giles says, be revised up but even so, 0.3 percent is well below where it should be. This … Continue reading
Allister Heath reckons economists are complaining too much about Britain’s dismal productivity: Too few economists seem prepared to accept that at least some of the UK’s productivity shortfall was a good thing. It happened because a large number of low … Continue reading
The productivity puzzle continues to puzzle. It seems to be too puzzling for our politicians to talk about but lots of other people are on the case. Duncan Weldon wrote a piece earlier this week looking at both the economic and … Continue reading
Former NHS chief executive, David Nicholson, warned last week that the financial problems in the NHS would become “crystal clear” before the year is out. He also said that the plan to make £22 billion in efficiency savings during the next parliament is “a big … Continue reading