Tag Archives: Francis Maude

Pensioners are warned: Learn the Internet or lose your benefits

Reposted from Vox Political – by Mike Sivier Just when you think that these chinless wonders can’t do anything worse they go and trump themselves…  If spared, when I become a pensioner I will vote in every election I can; … Continue reading

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Government reveals new debt recovery firm

Reposted from Accountingweb The government has launched a new public/private debt collection agency for government departments including HMRC. Now couple of things here lovely readers… 1) As Mike Fleming commented on the accountingweb site:-  Equifax ltd is owned by Equifax EUA … Continue reading

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Maude refuses to condemn HMRC union busting move

A few days ago, I posted some articles about the sheer contempt held by HMRC for the Public & Commercial Services (PCS) union https://glynismillward189.wordpress.com/2014/11/13/senior-hmrc-officials-hatch-anti-union-plot/ https://glynismillward189.wordpress.com/2014/11/14/update-senior-hmrc-officials-hatch-anti-union-plot/ Now, it seems Cabinet Minister Francis Maude has refused to distance himself from the orchestrated … Continue reading

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Busting myths about tax justice

Reposted from Public & Commercial Services website Prime minister David Cameron has talked tough on tax havens but his government can’t be taken seriously on tax justice. Here are 4 reasons why The Left Economics Advisory Panel lists these reasons: Maude … Continue reading

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Civil service cuts are more than just a numbers game

Reposted from The Guardian Policy Hub The current Civil service is now the smallest since the second world war. In praising the reduction in civil service numbers, Francis Maude reveals a lack of understanding about the complexity of effective cuts…that’s probably … Continue reading

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Unemployment higher than reported as bungling government omits Universal Credit claimants from official figures

Reposted from the Mirror Now, imagine if you will for a minute, that you made cock up after cock up in your place of work. What do you think might happen? written warning? P45? WHY is this incompetent minister still … Continue reading

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Government’s flagship benefits scheme faces more delays after rift

Reposted from the Guardian   Tensions between the DWP, for which Iain Duncan Smith (left) has responsibility, and the Cabinet Office, overseen by Francis Maude (right), are causing ‘high level’ risks to the scheme, according to the document. Photograph: Suzanne … Continue reading

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The tide must continue to turn against the likes of Serco

The Guardian, Friday 22 November 2013 Jump to comments (24) The public services provider Serco is in trouble after losing its two top staff in two months then being ruled out of a contract to run three prisons. Photograph: Ian Nicholson/PA Serco … Continue reading

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