Cameron Tait

By this author

82277116_c004873254_b-grey

What workers think about work, and how politics should respond

Cameron Tait

Last week’s employment figures showed the UK’s employment rate continues to remain at record levels, which will no doubt give Philip Hammond confidence going in to the Autumn Statement. But there’s growing unease about the quality of work that is being produced, from low pay and low productivity to exploitative contracts. But how do these…

16557194942_f420c62707_k

A good day’s work

Cameron Tait

What workers think about work, and how politics should respond Four in five workers in Britain enjoy their jobs, but job insecurity is on the rise and for a group of one in 10 workers – over 3 million people – work is not providing the fulfillment it should. A good day’s work: what workers…

8846509155_a703820f97_o

March of the waiters

Cameron Tait

In the mid-19th century, Britain was a nation of makers with over one third of the workforce employed in manufacturing. But Fabian Society analysis shows the long-term decline of British manufacturing means it now employs only marginally more people than the hospitality industry, and a crossover is imminent.  In his memoirs, John Cole, a former…