Top of the Charts Lehman Brothers Anniversary special: The cause of, and lessons from, Britain’s pay squeeze

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Jobs, Skills and Pay

Sign up for our weekly Top of the Charts emails here    Afternoon all,   Top of the Charts is in a reflective mood this week ­– what with tomorrow marking the 10th anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers. So, instead of the normal selection of pieces, I’ve written a long read on both what caused … Continued

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Top of the Charts: booze, sexists and massive misperceptions

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Sign up for our weekly Top of the Charts emails here Afternoon all, Welcome back to Top of the Charts – hope everyone’s had a good August and holidays/empty offices have refreshed reading appetites. I’ve enjoyed a glamorous drizzly break in Cornwall – the drizzle part of which I hold each and every one of you … Continued

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Top of the Charts: Heatwaves, grannies and capitalism

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Public Finances and the Economy

Sign up for our weekly Top of the Charts emails here   Afternoon all, I don’t want to worry you – but I’m pretty sure this is what the end of days would look like. Tonight the moon is going to turn the colour of blood – which apparently we’re all meant to think is fun, … Continued

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Time to concentrate on our capitalism

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Public Finances and the Economy

Our politicians are anxious. And not just because no-one has a decent poll lead or idea where Brexit will end up. No, some are finding the time to get anxious about other things too, including the state of capitalism in the UK. The angst isn’t limited to the left either, with Michael Gove becoming a … Continued

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