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Lying with statistics

In the midst of the argument we in the UK are currently having about welfare, it’s worth highlighting one factor that’s standing in the way of honest debate. This is politicians’ routine, wilful abuse of numbers. It’s an old complaint. … Continue reading

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Is it OK to let people trade in their employment rights for shares?

Last October, the UK Chancellor George Osborne announced a new scheme to allow employees to trade employment rights for shares in their company. The idea is that, in exchange for signing away their rights to unfair dismissal, redundancy pay, and … Continue reading

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