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Enforcing Labour Standards - with Sir David Metcalf

Enforcing Labour Standards - with Sir David Metcalf

Becky and Simon talk with David Metcalf, Director of the Office of Labour Market Enforcement. What are the key parts to his strategy and why?

podcast: 13 May 2019

The Future Of Work - Taming The Robots

The Future Of Work - Taming The Robots

In the latest Unions21 podcast,  Becky and Simon talk to Christina Colclough and Jonnie Penn about their work with the 20m strong UNi Global Union and the Future World of Work project.

podcast: 6 May 2019

What Future For ACAS? - with Brendan Barber

What Future For ACAS? - with Brendan Barber

In the latest Unions21 podcast,  @beckyunions21 and @simonsapper talk to ACAS chair Brendan Barber.  What is the future for this paragon of tripartite social partnership?

podcast: 29 April 2019

Industrial Strategy and Collective Voice - with Chi Onwurah

Industrial Strategy and Collective Voice - with Chi Onwurah

In the latest Unions21 podcast, Simon and Becky tackle the issue of how to ensure that collective worker voice is embodied in the UK’s industrial strategy.

podcast: 18 April 2019

What Makes NHS Employers tick? - with Danny Mortimer

What Makes NHS Employers tick? - with Danny Mortimer

In the latest  Unions21 podcast, Becky and Simon talk to Danny Mortimer – chief executive of the NHS Employers’ organisation.

podcast: 11 April 2019

David and Goliath and Groundhog Day

David and Goliath and Groundhog Day

In the latest Unions21podcast, Becky and Simon talk union recognition with Paul Day of the Pharmacists’ union PDAU. 

podcast: 29 March 2019

Kiwi Lessons In Union Innovation or From Middle-Earth to Game of Thrones

Kiwi Lessons In Union Innovation or From Middle-Earth to Game of Thrones

The first in a new series of Union21 podcasts is here. Becky and Simon talk to Andrea Fromm and Kirsten Windelov of New Zealands PSA union. Plus: the PDA's victory in their campaign for recognition from Boots, and the outlawing of zero-hour contracts in Ireland.

podcast: 19 March 2019

HeartUnions Week 2019

HeartUnions Week 2019

Becky and Simon look at some of the many things that have been going on to highlight the good and wonderfully varied things that unions do during TUC HeartUnions week.

podcast: 15 February 2019

New Workers’ Rights dissected and 2018 in review with Becky Wright & Simon Sapper

New Workers’ Rights dissected and 2018 in review with Becky Wright & Simon Sapper

In the season finale, and last episode of 2018, Becky Wright and Simon Sapper look at the Government’s new commitments on worker rights – and highlight what really needs to happen to address one-sided flexibility in employment.

podcast: 21 December 2018

How Collective Bargaining Controls Algorithms & Other Tales From Sweden

How Collective Bargaining Controls Algorithms & Other Tales From Sweden

In the latest Unions21 podcast, Becky Wright and Simon Sapper explore how collective bargaining can control the use of algorithms with Fredrik Nilson and Fredrik Soederqvist from Swedish union Unionen.

podcast: 10 December 2018