When I say the rest of us, I mean older people. I am 49, which is well beyond the cut off for being young. I had 2 experiences this week which were in such stark contrast that I found it hard to reconcile them. The first was the announcement by Theresa May that we would… Read More Maybe young people aren’t politically apathetic snowflakes. Maybe they are cleverer than the rest of us?
Anyone who reads the research papers and speeches from the Bank of England will have come across loads of scary reports about the terrible state of productivity in the UK. All of the data shows that the UK lags behind most of our competitors in output per capita – British workers are less productive than… Read More Productivity is rubbish. Inefficiency rules. Why Craft Gin is better than United Airlines.
No posts this week due to urgent trip to DisneyLand Paris.
A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the Labour Force Survey and the Claimant Count, and why they might not a very reliable source of information on what is happening in the UK economy. The Labour Force Survey and the Claimant Count aren’t the only ways the Government gathers information about employment. HMRC and… Read More Deep House Victims Mini Bus Appeal