Paying a living wage to home care workers is a step in the right direction but not enough to transform the service
Jeremy Hunt is promising more nurses and less competition in community services. He's right -- and here's how it can deliver
There is so much promise in NHS England's Five Year Forward View. Home care services could hold the key to making it a reality
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
Britain's coalition government wants to drive up productivity in social care. It can be done, and it needn't be nasty.
As long as working people are seen as a cost to development rather than its agents there will be no holistic policy.
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
Three big steps in the last week could mean the beginning of the end for the current model of home care in Britain
We need big thinking but to combine innovation with democratic accountability in public services we also need to think small
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
Aviation safety depends on getting 'human factors' right. That requires an open and just culture. The NHS needs the same.
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.
Margaret Thatcher's carer kept the former British PM's mind going. Shouldn't all older people be entitled to that support?
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.