links for 2009-01-16
The Daily Mirror's program to beat the credit crunch has fallen for the ludicrous 'stop new red tape' demand. I thought the sheer laughability of the small business call to put off giving parents of older children the right to ask for flexible working as a major contribution to tackling the worst financial crisis for more than seventy years had put paid to this. Does it now mean the Mirror is against any increase in the minimum wage?
Tom at Labour and Capital has dug out some interesting stuff from the new City minister on how the government will use its ownership rights – something I banged on about here last year.