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Belfast Telegraph

Political instability and its bearing on business
Belfast Telegraph
It is a reminder that whilst businesses may seek larger profits and consumers may (sometimes) maximise their 'utility', politicians and civil servants also have their interests. Ideally, the political system should align such interests to the common ...


Business Insider

The civil service wastes £500 million a year working on policies that have already been rejected
Business Insider
A street cleaner sweeps along Whitehall in central London October 20, 2010. The government A street cleaner sweeps along Whitehall in London, home to many civil service buildings. REUTERS/Toby Melville. LONDON — The civil services wastes £500 ...
Cabinet Office report estimates Whitehall wastes £500 million on ...Business Insider UK

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Washington Post

Trump's hiring freeze will do the opposite of what he wants
Washington Post
Fix the broken hiring process, which is complicated, opaque and slow, and which discourages highly qualified people from entering government service. On average, it takes at least three times longer for federal agencies to hire workers than it does in ...

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