From podcasters to planners, the booming self-employment sector is a challenge and opportunity for unions. What have we learned so far and what more can we do? CONTINUE READING
NEW UnionDues podcast
What it’s like to be a senior civil servant during Covid, union membership stats, a new survey of union reps, beefing up Employment Tribunals, and much more. CONTINUE READING
NEW PODCAST Why We Organise – plus A Roadmap For Recovery
Unions Aren’t Back – We Never Went Away CONTINUE READING
New Podcast: Not One But Two Holy Grails
What a week! We help you make sense of it all. CONTINUE READING
NEW PODCAST The Member Journey Made Clear
The concept of a membership journey is novel yet somehow obvious. And the overlap between 80 or so trade unions and our 6m members, with the 54.3m members of the UK’s other 8000 membership organisations is extensive. CONTINUE READING
NEW PODCAST Unions Go Digital In The Covid Crisis
In the first episode of the UnionDues podcast, I chat with TUC Digital guru, John Wood on how the Covid crisis is the ultimate stress test for their work. CONTINUE READING
Oh Nick Cohen – Whose Side Are You On?
Nick Cohen’s article is a disappointing and misplaced, attack on unions CONTINUE READING
Labour’s Gain Shows Unions’ Pain – But Change Is Coming
We need to be different. We need to be daring. We need to be brave. Frankly, what’s the alternative? What’s left to lose? CONTINUE READING
A Longer Look At Taylor – Is It Marmalade When We Wanted Marmite?
Black-and-White analysis of Taylor overlooks a more nuanced set of recommendations CONTINUE READING
Young Core Workers Set To Save UK Unions?
New work brings a real prospect of change to break through the disconnect between young workers and unions. CONTINUE READING