Are we sleepwalking into the next crisis?

Are we sleepwalking into the next crisis? Are we sleepwalking into the next crisis? This year is the 150th anniversary of the TUC, and the 70th anniversary of the Trade Union Advisory Committee (TUAC) to the OECD. As part of the celebration of these achievements, the...
Employee-owned trusts are taking off

Employee-owned trusts are taking off

Employee-owned trusts are taking off Patrick Allen is the Chair of PEF. He was the co-founder of Hodge Jones and Allen solicitors in 1977 and organised the transfer of the business to employee ownership in November 2018. He is now the senior partner of Hodge Jones and...
BBC analysis of labour market statistics misses the point

BBC analysis of labour market statistics misses the point

BBC analysis of labour market statistics misses the point PEF Economist Michael Davies writes. There are no big surprises in this month’s round of labour market statistics from the ONS. Very little has changed since August, when I wrote about the UK’s dismal wage and...