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Is there a silver lining to the ongoing train strikes?

Many of those living and working in the south of England have been challenged by the recent flurry of train strikes, and unfortunately for the loyal rail users it doesn’t look like a resolution is going to happen anytime soon. But is there a positive side effect of the strikes? In a news interview recently Read more about Is there a silver lining to the ongoing train strikes?[…]

How the 24/7/365 consumer is driving the new world of work

I read an interesting article recently that I think opens up a big debate about the new world of work. The article is based on research that suggests many UK workers are working many hours for free. What I think we need to recognise is that we’ve moved away from a world where we are paid largely for Read more about How the 24/7/365 consumer is driving the new world of work[…]

Wake up to the new world of work

The post-recession economy has spawned a new world of work. The roots of this revolution go back several decades but it took the catalyst of a serious downturn to really accelerate the changes. In the past fortnight I’ve seen a whole range of articles and white papers that have touched on the issues involved. What’s Read more about Wake up to the new world of work[…]