Nigel Hawkes :: Thu 26th Feb 2009
THE UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and former US Democratic presidential candidate Al Gore argue in the Financial Times (February 16) that there are now more jobs in the US wind industry than there are in the entire coal industry. This is something to celebrate, they suggest - and indeed in these hard times it is good to know that there are employment opportunities in renewable energy.
Nigel Hawkes :: Thu 5th Feb 2009
Local Government Chronicle is having an entertaining spat with the Local Government Association over an issue that will ring a bell with lots of council tax payers. Are local authorities doing enough to help businesses through the recession? LGC says no: the LGA says yes.
Nigel Hawkes :: Mon 2nd Feb 2009
Nigel Hawkes :: Wed 28th Jan 2009
Are members of the House of Lords the idlers that The Times asserts them to be? On January 27, at the height of the row over peers being paid for acting as consultants, Alice Thomson wrote an article in The Times claiming that members of the Upper House were idle as well as biddable.
Nigel Hawkes :: Sun 28th Dec 2008
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