Why Labour-shaped digital skills development is not a sexy accessory but a necessity

"Labour, as the party of the workers by its very name, has to shape the future of work and prevent the Conservatives plan to give ownership of digital skills development solely into the hands of companies. "

It's Not Just Economics

"Labour must be a voice for Britain in the choppy waters that are to come "

Speak Softly Brexit

"Most importantly, Labour needs to immediately unite in opposition to the hardest Brexit possible."

Employing Society

"A job isn't just about earning an income, but also a way to develop and improve ourselves. A job can be an outlet where we share our potential and passion for the benefit of those around us."

The Gig Economy

"But as the new economy begins to replace traditional services, there is an opportunity to shape this discussion to look at re-aligning workers and businesses, rather than pushing them further apart. Finding new and positive ways to strengthen an individual’s bond with work is the most challenging question to be answered in an increasingly casual and agile economy."

Charity of the Year

Vice Chair, Ria Bernard sets out our charity of the year. Please contact Ria at ria.bernard@youngfabians.org.uk to get involved.

Automation has made Britain richer but most of us are barely managing to get by. We must change this

"The society we live in does not provide a decent standard of living for everyone. We should acknowledge that and fix it."

Automation and Creativity

Oliver MacArthur and Joe Jervis write on on the importance of non-routine and creative skills as a policy focus to help address the challenges in the labour market.

Open Labour

Last weekend was the founding conference of a new Labour Party organisation called Open Labour. Tristan Grove, Young Fabian was in attendance and shares his thoughts.

The Re-sit Cycle: The Hidden Crisis of our Education System

"If we don’t have a serious conversation about how we break this costly cycle of failure, then the extra help and support that I received a decade ago will be much harder to deliver in the future."

A Political Education

"Education, education, education – The words of the 1997 election and I hope, the words of the 2020 election."

An Old Friendship at Risk While Families Live in Uncertainty

"We came here because of a friendship embedded in the consciousness of our peoples. That friendship is now at risk – let’s work towards a Labour government before it is irretrievably broken. "

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