In Britain, employment is up and growth is up, but output per hour worked has not followed suit.
Posts Tagged: Work and Prosperity
A defence of tipping is that waiting staff rely on their tips to get by. I’m sure that’s true, but it shouldn’t have to be.
Nadhim Zahawi MP: Northern Powerhouse, Midlands manufacturing, East Anglian life sciences – and recovery for all
We need to devolve to the cities and shires alike.
Charlotte Leslie MP: We can download information. But we can’t download experience – and we need it.
Modernity, quickness, and digital ability are all vital, but so is the wisdom and understanding of the older worker.
Better pre-school education, more help in need for those who have contributed more, a higher minimum wage, support for grandparents – all fit Conservative ideals.
A clear plan. A strong retail offer. The right direction. A vision for the country. Labour’s strategic failure. And let’s not forget…Ed Miliband.
Historically, our greatest weakness has been to place far too much confidence in government and demonstrate too little confidence in ourselves.
Natural resources like oil are one kind of easy wealth, but there are other kinds – such as that derived from property speculation.
It’s as if those who rule us can’t bear to hear their own thoughts
The majority of workers have had some wage growth – of four per cent per annum – since 2010.
Will oil prices rebound? I wouldn’t bet my house on it, but western governments shouldn’t take the current fall for granted.
Ultimately, the fight for free markets comes down to emotion not economics, the heart not the wallet.
If an obviously flawed proposal like the mansion tax can get a hearing, one has to ask why there is so little political interest in Land Value Taxation
America is still the richest of the big economies, but for ordinary Americans on stagnant wages that’s not much comfort
The free market right could and should be leading the charge against the subversion of the capitalist system.