08 January 2012
Following last week's media storm about the season's new East-end duo, Abbott and Glasman, the real business of...
16 December 2011
Low growth, high unemployment, deeper cuts, falling wages, and a further reduction in the living standards of working...
06 December 2011
Before there is any prospect of shaking the economic pessimism that has engulfed the country we need first to alight...
30 November 2011
When it comes to big political set pieces, like yesterday's Autumn Statement, the predictable somehow still manages to...
29 November 2011
Just in case you were under any doubt about where the burden of today's widely expected cuts to tax credits will fall,...
24 November 2011
If today's report proves correct then tomorrow Nick Clegg will announce a further blow for low-to-middle income...
21 November 2011
Catching US disease?
15 November 2011
You might think the one thing the world doesn't need right now is yet another instant history about the Labour years....
03 November 2011
The last week has produced a bumper crop of economic reports and statistics - resulting in a form of daily economic...
26 October 2011
At last we are getting some hard-hitting ideas about how to reign in and reform free-booting finance capitalism. From...
14 October 2011
11 October 2011
Today the Institute for Fiscal Studies has launched an Exocet at the Coalition's claims to be a one-nation government...
07 October 2011
Sooner or later something had to give. And today it has. Following much speculation the government has finally...
30 September 2011
Tomorrow sees a 15 pence per hour pay rise for Britain's lowest paid workers. Of course, every penny helps, but don't...
23 September 2011
Who earns their way up in today's Britain? Recent work suggests the story of mobility is not all doom and gloom. It...