Each episode takes an issue that is deeply ingrained in the culture of either the UK or the US, but is also a total mystery to one side or the other
The Low Pay Commission (LPC) is an independent body that advises the government about the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage. Here's my latest post for them, following a recent visit. There are people in the town doing great things. One of them called this piece "really challenging." minimumwage.blog.gov.uk/2019/06/17/in-hartlepool-there-are-problems-the-minimum-wage-cant-fix/ Featured image credit: minimumwage.blog.gov.uk
All is not what is claimed when it comes to the recent stats on record levels of people in employment. My latest for The Independent https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/brexit-employment-jobs-minimum-wage-pay-security-a8831626.html
It's the NEW @Unions21 #podcast: workers on the board, employment rights from day 1, collective voice and @Works_For_Us plus @ChrisFWright of @Sydney_uni gives an Aussie perspective on labour relations. With me & @beckyunions21
The tower block’s silhouette is as a black hole from which no warmth, light, life or hope escapes.
Facts: Falling house prices have a good side and Uber drivers are not employees.
New research shows retail trumping social care in jobs of the near future
The inability to have a sensible, rational reasoned debate on taxation is the biggest elephant in a room full of these beasts.
With a “Martini” approach to performance review, where are the limits to and control on such an all-enveloping mode of assessment?
Self-regulation depends on high levels of buy-in, self-awareness and self-restraint from those regulated.