Workplace Promises

Higher pay is an opportunity, not a cost

Cameron Tait

According to a major group of employers, the introduction of the ‘national living wage’ on Friday created a ‘burning platform’ for businesses. Invoking the language of the organisational change guru Darryl Conner, the claim implies businesses are facing a choice between certain death and probable death – as the rise in the wage floor piles…

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The pillars of a new economy

Bryan Gould

The election of Jeremy Corbyn to the Labour leadership owed much to his brave assertion that austerity is the wrong response to recession and that a successful economic policy should address the goals of improving our productive capacity and a fair distribution of the fruits of economic success. Whether or not those assertions convince the…

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The Changing Work Centre

Cameron Tait

The Fabian Society and the trade union Community are joining forces to launch the Changing Work Centre, a new research centre exploring the changing world of work. The Centre will be launched at a central London event that will feature a keynote speech from Yvette Cooper, chair of the Changing Work Centre and Member of…

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