Commission News

The Changing Work Centre is a joint research initiative set up by Community and the Fabian Society, looking to develop and champion progressive ideas for the modern world of work. The centre undertakes research on the changing world of work, what it means for workers today and into the future, and how government, employers and trade unions should respond.

To view more content, visit the official Changing Work Centre website.

Commission news

Why you should join a union today
Melantha Chittenden - June 3rd, 2021 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
When an economic crisis arises in Britain, trade unions have often stepped up to protect worker’s rights and ensure that changes to the world of [...]
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Green steel can help us seize the moment
Community - May 24th, 2021 | Reading Time: < 1 minute
We are pleased to see the CBI today launch ‘Seize The Moment’, an innovative strategy to rebuild our economy post-Coronavirus. In this strategy they’ve outlined [...]
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Making workers voices heard
Anna Mowbray - February 26th, 2021 | Reading Time: 3 minutes
We want to change the culture in workplaces up and down the country so that workforces are always involved in developing ideas and making decisions [...]
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What is good work?
Anna Mowbray - February 25th, 2021 | Reading Time: 3 minutes
Technology can make work safer, more interesting or more creative. But for some, technology makes work worse because of the social isolation, insecurity, or exploitation.
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The support to adapt to the future
Anna Mowbray - February 23rd, 2021 | Reading Time: 3 minutes
Every worker should have the freedom and the opportunity to get new skills. The world of work is changing. 80% of the people who will [...]
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A fair share in the rewards
Anna Mowbray - February 19th, 2021 | Reading Time: 3 minutes
The UK has a lot of potential - we’re a world leader in AI innovation. We believe that done right, technology change in workplaces can [...]
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COVID-19 and the future of work
Anna Mowbray - February 16th, 2021 | Reading Time: 3 minutes
Those affected need immediate support: people who have been made redundant, self-employed people whose work has dried up and young people leaving education.
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Automation in the workplace: a member story
Community - February 3rd, 2021 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
We talk to Andy Campbell, Traffic Controller for British Steel about how training and qualifications have made him more confident about moving onto other industries [...]
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Now is not the time to roll back hard won workers rights
Community - January 15th, 2021 | Reading Time: < 1 minute
We are deeply concerned by the reports in today’s Financial Times of plans for a rollback on worker’s protections, including the suggestion of an end [...]
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Interim report into the future of self-employment
Community - December 23rd, 2020 | Reading Time: 2 minutes
Today, the Inquiry into the Future Self-Employment launches its interim report and urges the government to take urgent action to avoid a ‘stampede’ away from [...]
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