"If you say you are committed, why not try the Neil Armstrong approach - one small step."
Paying a living wage to home care workers is a step in the right direction but not enough to transform the service
Promises to protect whistleblowers are welcome but the culture change needed to realise the Francis vision demands much more
The NHS Providers report Leading by Example marks an important change of approach to tackling racial discrimination
A new court ruling, binding on all European Union states, establishes that obesity can be a disability, whatever its cause
Jeremy Hunt is promising more nurses and less competition in community services. He's right -- and here's how it can deliver
If NHS staff are to lead the battle against obesity it is time to focus on improving their own wellbeing and engagement
The renewed focus on mental illness after the death of Robin Williams has both positive and negative features.
Two recent reports show that there are both positive and negative drivers and effects of increasing self-employment
Black and minority ethnic people are seriously under-represented in the NHS leadership, and that matters to us all
Britain's coalition government wants to drive up productivity in social care. It can be done, and it needn't be nasty.
A new report shows that more than half of British women surveyed have suffered recent bullying -- and for minorities it's worse.
As long as working people are seen as a cost to development rather than its agents there will be no holistic policy.
If NHS staff were more systematically involved in planning and implementing decisions every day would be NHS Change Day
As organisations fragment, the social cost is externalised. Can 'Big Society' really solve the resulting problems?
Wingham Rowan calls for government to adapt their policy response to the reality that jobs for life have gone for good
Lawyers fighting legal aid cuts undermine their argument with spurious claims about relative merit
Three big steps in the last week could mean the beginning of the end for the current model of home care in Britain
A new TUC report shows occupational segmentation is more gendered now than 20 years ago. What can be done?
On National Stress Awareness Day, Surviving Work founder Elizabeth Cotton outlines her vision of Radical Resilience
Employee representation on company boards is a vital form of worker voice but the route to workplace democracy must vary.
Workers in the informal economy and slum dwellers can be active and organised contributors to raising the triple bottom line
A new survey has shown shocking -- but far from surprising -- evidence that the voices of NHS staff must be heard more clearly
New technology linked to innovation in working practices could improve services -- but only if staff and passengers are engaged.
Aviation safety depends on getting 'human factors' right. That requires an open and just culture. The NHS needs the same.
A review panel chaired by the South African planning minister is highly critical of the World Bank's Doing Business report
Equating people and profit makes no sense. Sustainability means deciding which is the master and which the servant.
Our new research report raises big questions that suggest racial discrimination in NHS recruitment. This simply has to stop.
We need to find ways to offer employed people more of the benefits of freelancing -- and vice versa.
British public sector workers are more fearful than ever -- except where change is managed with staff involvement.
The NHS is suffering a stress epidemic. Tackling that problem should be at the heart of efforts to improve patient care.
NHS staff need practical advice about how to raise and pursue concerns about safety and standards: here it is!
Margaret Thatcher's carer kept the former British PM's mind going. Shouldn't all older people be entitled to that support?
Is the government serious about learning from Mid Staffs? Judging by its response to Francis, it doesn't look like it.
The Institute of Fundraising aims to influence government charity policy. Here's our idea: pay your interns!
Unions must transform themselves radically to relate to the insecurities, needs and aspirations of those in the precariat.
Shouldn't the United Nations be setting a good global example about justice for young workers? So why no pay for its "interns"?
While the government takes steps to privatise the NHS, an inspiring lecture from Professor Michael West showed how to improve it
The idea that the 'precariat' is a new class is an obstacle not only to understanding but also to organisation
A stimulating Valentine's Day message from an Oxford management professor sets a challenge to left and right.