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Time to reimagine the works council?

Time to reimagine the works council?

Looking at our new projects, is it time for us to consider changing the works council?

Posted: 27 April 2017

The end of organising models?

The end of organising models?

Has the idea of an organising model stopped being useful?

Posted: 19 April 2017

Gig Economy Is Not The Only Show In Town

Gig Economy Is Not The Only Show In Town

New research shows that in the economy of the near future, growth in retail employment may trump that in social care.

Posted: 20 March 2017

Who wouldn’t want to work on Brexit?

Who wouldn’t want to work on Brexit?

Work on Brexit is exciting, challenging and vital for the future of the nation – how come it sometimes doesn't feel that way for those most closely involved?

Posted: 17 March 2017

Of The Moment, For The Moment

Of The Moment, For The Moment

Why you need to be at the Unions21 Conference

Posted: 14 March 2017

Bargaining For The Future

Bargaining For The Future

The Chair of the Prime Minister's Review of Modern Employment Practices shares his thinking

Posted: 10 March 2017

Talent And How To Keep It

Talent And How To Keep It

We all know talent when we see it - but how do we keep our brightest and best reps?

Posted: 7 March 2017

The Annual Performance Review May Be Dead, But Beware False New Dawns

The Annual Performance Review May Be Dead, But Beware False New Dawns

A “Martini” approach to performance review may be alluring. But where are the limits to and control on such an all-enveloping mode of assessment?

Posted: 3 March 2017

The Future of Work Must Be Written By Us

The Future of Work Must Be Written By Us

As throughout history, only concerted action and sustained pressure on government and employers will make them act to improve the lives of working people.

Posted: 28 February 2017

Thank You For The Music

Thank You For The Music

National and local funding bodies must recognise the importance of public investment in the arts.

Posted: 24 February 2017