Three visions for how information and communication technologies alter positionalities at global economic margins

I’m currently working on a book chapter about our ‘digital labour and gig economy‘ research. The chapter attempts to contextualise plans and projects to expand digital labour schemes by governments, third-sector organisations, and private sector actors. In writing the chapter, I thought it… Continue Reading

The UK Government’s consultation on employment classification and control: a response

A response to the UK Government’s consultation on employment classification and control. Wood A.J and Graham M (2018) The government consultation on employment classification and control a response The UK government is currently undertaking a consultation on employment status. One element… Continue Reading

Towards a Fairer Platform Economy: Introducing the Fairwork Foundation

This month, I started work on a new project together with my new colleague Jamie Woodcock: The Fairwork Foundation. With generous funding from Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), we will get to spend the next year and… Continue Reading

Government response to the Taylor Review: Good news on zero hour contracts but delay on gig economy

The government’s recognition that good quality work is important is very welcome. Unfortunately, much of the substance of the government’s response focuses on the need for further consultation and additional consideration. But In amongst the delay and indecision, there are some concrete policy announcements which could be important and should be welcomed Continue Reading