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A more proactive approach

James Coldwell

“Take back control.” It has become clear that these words, more than anything else, helped the leave side to win the EU referendum vote last year. The result laid bare just how little power millions of voters felt they could exercise over their own lives. Politically, the fallout has damaged Labour more than the other…

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Power to the people

Jim McMahon

If we want to show how Labour can make a lasting difference to lives, we need to look to the local We know the power of people because we see it every day in our own communities. But too often people feel powerless to effect change in their lives because of the centralist way the…

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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…

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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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Pay and productivity: a retail industry taskforce

Thursday 28 January 2016 | Venue Houses of Parliament, Room TBC   The Fabian Society, JRF and the Trust for London are establishing a year-long taskforce charged with findings ways to improve productivity and pay in the UK...

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2013 Party Conference Roundtables

Our Party Conference roundtables are private invitation-only events. Attendance will be restricted to just 20 people in order to ensure a quality discussion. The events will also be held under the Chatham House Rule. Labour Party Conference All of...