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Zero-hours contracts

  • An afternoon in Westminster: the Working Families policy conference

    By Richard Dunstan, Workflex blog editor Last Tuesday, some 120 policy wonks, campaigners and academics gathered in Portcullis House, Westminster for the second Working Families annual policy conference, kindly hosted by former cabinet minister Maria Miller MP. With the presentation of two new Working Families reports, keynote speeches by MPs from each of the three […]

  • How employers can reduce in-work poverty

    In this guest post, Katie Schmuecker of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation argues that employers have an important part to play in reducing the UK’s serious and growing problem of in-work poverty. There are 1.4m jobs being done by people on zero-hours contacts, according to new figures published by the ONS. This means a fairly sizable chunk of […]