Wage-led growth: give everyone a pay rise

Wage-led growth: give everyone a pay rise

Wage-led growth: give everyone a pay rise 100 Policies to End Austerity Engelbert Stockhammer, Professor of International Political Economy at King’s College London, outlines the case for moving to a wage-led growth model as part of PEF’s 100 Policies to...
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...
The UN is worried by UK austerity – so how do we end it?

The UN is worried by UK austerity – so how do we end it?

The UN is worried by UK austerity - so how do we end it? The UN has just issued a damning report on the UK’s policy failures over the past eight years, cataloguing and condemning the “unnecessary misery” inflicted on people in the name of austerity....