Union conferences cost a small fortune to organise. It is an overwhelming imperative to get best value for what is spent. Accompanies the latest Union Days podcast. CONTINUE READING
Are 4-day working weeks the new normal?
4 day working weeks are in vogue. But despite obvious attractions, they are a long way from being a panacea or truly widely available. CONTINUE READING
Someone tell the boss: Management-by-fear is so yesteryear
The rule-by-fear playbook has been rendered obsolete. A rude awakening beckons for those who missed that memo. CONTINUE READING
Matt Hancock to win “I’m a Celeb”? (updated)
Matt Hancock could well win I’m a Celeb….here’s why. CONTINUE READING
New Podcast – Techworkers unionise
“The biggest job is translating a union and its benefits for a generation that doesn’t understand what they are.” Have UTAW broken the mould of old-style unionising? CONTINUE READING
Jobs, dignity and public service broadcasting!
We chat with Bectu chief Philippa Childs about Covid, Brexit, BBC and dignity at work. CONTINUE READING
What price EDI?
PDAU’s EDI model is unlike anything I’ve seen before. So how and why does it work? and what can the rest of us learn? CONTINUE READING
A way through the woods?
A stunning new report on Unions and Covid says it’s ok to innovate. CONTINUE READING
An epic journey – postal workers though the twenteens!
Terry Pullinger, CWU DGS (Postal) gives the inside story of a tumultuous decade, and his hopes for post-Covid Britain. CONTINUE READING
Unions after Covid
What will we learn and what changes will we make because of Covid? A new research project aims to find out and we’re all invited to help. CONTINUE READING