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Work and Business: My life below the minimum wage

Sarah Cosford

My name is Sarah and I have been working on and off as a waitress for almost 10 years. I have worked in nine restaurants in Scotland: two in Glasgow, four in Dundee, and three in the Scottish highlands (one of which I was co-manager). Hospitality jobs are hard to come by and I’ve found…

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2014, Labour’s year of…Ending digital exclusion

Ann McKechin MP

Governments across the world are embracing digital technology. The prime minister even live-tweeted his latest ministerial reshuffle. But we would be wrong to assume that everyone in our society is enjoying the greater choice, better job prospects, and easier access to information that fast internet access brings. There are still numerous obstacles to getting online,…

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2014, Labour’s year of…Digital government

Chi Onwurah MP

This government has not hesitated to criticise both the ICT suppliers and the digital record of the last Labour government, claiming billions of pounds of savings by breaking up a ‘closed cartel’ of government suppliers. It is to be hoped that the long-heralded disaster of the Department for Work and Pension’s (DWP) flagship universal credit…

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Business Behaving Badly Who can hold companies to account?

Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House, London SW1A 2LW

This is a seminar hosted by the High Pay Centre which may be of interest to Fabian Society members. For all queries relating to this event please contact the High Pay Centre directly on emily.death@highpaycentre.org "The High...

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Fairness and Responsibility in an Unequal Society

The Senate Room, Senate House, University of London

In the wake of the financial crisis there has been a renewed interested in issues of fairness and responsibility. But what do these notions really mean? And how should they be applied to the social issues of our time?...

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2030 Vision

Future Spending Choices Commission

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Home Truths

Natan Doron, Robert Tinker

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