Comment & analysis
The vicious circle of low status homecare work must be broken
The majority of homecare workers are immigrants who do a great job, syas Dr Carolyn Downs in The Guardian, but care work needs to be a more attractive and credible career option.View article on The Guardian website
DevoManc: can it make the NHS a success?
The United Kingdom's second city will finally take control of its own health, but it's a risky venture, says Professor Mike West.
What’s gone wrong at HSBC?
Kim Kaivanto, writing in The Conversation, asks why HSBC so often finds itself mired in controversy.
A bit more evidence on pay below the living wage
Geraint Johnes talks about the living wage and the groups of people who are not earning it.
Greece will stay in the euro – for now
Greece has been saved from expulsion for now but it would be unwise to speculate on how long its euro membership can continue, says John Whittaker in The Conversation.
Tackling youth unemployment
Geraint Johnes talks about youth unemployment and the labour market in a blog post for the Work Foundation.
Living in a collaborative world: implications for HR operating models
In an opinion piece for CIPD, Paul Sparrow discusses how HR needs to adapt to a world where collaboration and partnerships between organisations are the norm.View article on the CIPD website
The dark side of digital work: how technology is making us less productive
Writing in the New Statesman, Monideepa Tarafdar says that the more time and effort we spend keeping on top of ever-changing applications and struggling to swim through gluts of information, the less productive we are at work.View article on the New Statesman website