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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…

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An Inclusive Future

Yvette Cooper MP

When Sir Ludwig Guttmann founded the Paralympic Games, he said he wanted us all to stop focusing on what people couldn’t do, and focus on what they could. As we celebrate the phenomenal athleticism of our Paralympic athletes this month, it’s clear that the world has come a long way since those first games. But…

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England in 2030

Liam Byrne MP

‘It’s tough to make predictions’, said the great baseball sage, Yogi Berra, ‘especially about the future’. But in politics there are great prizes for a political party with a sense of how the world is changing, the new risks and opportunities on offer – and a plan to make the future work for ordinary families….

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Good work in the future retail industry

How can employers boost productivity and pay? 2pm – 4pm, Wednesday 25 May | Grant Thornton, Grant Thornton House, Melton Street, Euston Square, London, NW1 2EP This event is the second public hearing hosted by the Fabian Society’s taskforce on the...

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Future Left

Andrew Harrop, Ed Wallis

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