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The Future of Work

Episode 5 of 5

Michael Robinson concludes the series with a discussion on the future of careers, the responsibilities of employers and what the government should do for the self-employed.

Bringing to an end his series looking at employment now, Michael Robinson invites leading participants in the world of work to discuss the future of work. Among the questions he poses: Do we have to get used to a low wage, low skill economy?; What is the future for self-employment?;Is the idea of a lifelong career outdated?; And will trade unions become more relevant to the great majority of workers?

Guests -

Frances O'Grady - the General Secretary of the TUC
Justin King - for 10 years the Chief Executive of Sainsbury's
Alison Wolf - Professor of Public Management at Kings College, London who has long specialised in skills and training policy
And David Willetts - minister for Universities and Skills in the coalition government and now the Executive Chair of the Resolution Foundation - a think tank that aims to improve living standards for people on low and middle incomes.

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30 minutes

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Wed 2 Sep 2015 15:00

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