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. We also look back over a memorable podcasting year, with the help of Michele Stanistreet,Gavin Kellyand Charlotte Bence,and lay out a roadmap for work on Collective Worker Voice and … Continue reading PODCAST Why New Rights Won’t Fix One-Sided Flexibility At Work
New Podcast: Battling Low Pay In British Theatres Matters To All Of Us
Charlotte Bence (Equity) and Becky Wright (Unions21) recording our latest podcast In 1982, Colin Welland won the Oscar for best screenplay. The film, also winner of the Oscar for best picture, was Chariots of Fire. Welland accepted his award with the clarion call: “The British Are Coming!” Setting aside he historical contradiction – those words … Continue reading New Podcast: Battling Low Pay In British Theatres Matters To All Of Us
NEW PODCAST Heatwaves and Blue Sky Futures
Maybe it was the heat, maybe we were just hit by a wave of end-of-termitis, of maybe we were hitting lots of nails on the head. Whatever. This is a rousing finale to our second series.
Unions In The Hostile Environment – A Response
Co-inciding perfectly with the TUC’s 150th birthday celebrations, the latest stats on union membership arrive, and Becky, Jane Holgate and I lose no time in dissecting them on the latest unions 21 podcast.
What Does Eurovsion Teach us?
The new @unions21 podcast: Me and @beckyunions21 and talk the future of unions with @GavinJKelly1. It’s not for the faint-hearted. And we have an EXCLUSIVE with @angelaeagle, discussing her book The New Serfdom, co-authored with @Imi_Ahmed. Plus What Next after the TUC New Deal demo, and did SuRie do the right thing at Eurovision. A Makes-you-Think production
Our Podcasting Year: You Heard It Here First Folks
Only 4% of union web site front pages have any audio content. Yet the audience for podcasts has expanded exponentially.