Doing what it takes to be a Fair Work Nation

June 16, 2021

by Gail Irvine, Senior Policy and Development Officer

Last month the Carnegie UK Trust and Joseph Rowntree Foundation convened a discussion with a range of policy organisations asking: ‘What next for Fair Work in Scotland?’ Access to fair work is ...

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The Draft Online Safety Bill: Carnegie UK Trust initial analysis

June 15, 2021

by Professor Lorna Woods, Professor of Internet Law, University of Essex, William Perrin, Trustee, Carnegie UK Trust and Maeve Walsh, Carnegie Associate

The UK government published its draft Online Safety Bill on 12 th May 2021. [1] It will now undergo a three-month period of pre-legislative scrutiny, undertaken by a joint Parliamentary committee, ...

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DRAFT Code of Practice in respect of Hate Crime and wider legal harms

June 15, 2021

by Professor Lorna Woods, Professor of Internet Law, University of Essex, William Perrin, Trustee, Carnegie UK Trust and Maeve Walsh, Carnegie Associate

DRAFT Code of Practice in respect of Hate Crime and wider legal harms [1] Introduction There are numerous codes of practice in place for social media companies. They are almost all volun...

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Making history: Recovering, reimagining and redesigning wellbeing in the North of Tyne

June 11, 2021

by Sarah McMillan (Co-Chair), Assistant Director of Policy, Northumberland County Council and Professor Mark Shucksmith OBE (Co-Chair), Carnegie UK Trust Trustee/Newcastle University

 

The North of Tyne is an area of rich history, stunning coastlines and impressive architecture. It is proud of its heritage as a cradle of the industrial revolution but also home to a designated UN...

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Can targets rebuild our NHS? An open letter to the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care

June 8, 2021

by Sarah Davidson, CEO, Carnegie UK Trust

Tuesday 8th June 2021 Dear Cabinet Secretary Can targets rebuild our NHS? On behalf of the Carnegie UK Trust, I offer you our warm congratulations on your appointment as Cabinet Secretary...

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No more delay: We need an Employment Bill fit for the COVID-era

May 14, 2021

By Gail Irvine, Carnegie UK Trust

The long-awaited Employment Bill was notable by its absence in this week’s Queen’s Speech, which sets out the UK Government’s legislative programme for the year ahead. This omission has provo...

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What’s Earth Day got to do with Wellbeing?

April 22, 2021

by Hannah Ormston, Ben Thurman and Jennifer Wallace, Carnegie UK Trust

“In nature nothing exists alone.” Rachel Carson, Silent Spring (1962) Over the last 13 months – and during a time of isolation, separation, and loneliness – many of us have sought comfort ...

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Why we’re creating new guidance on the key role of HR in responsible investment in technology

April 21, 2021

by Ben Willmott, Head of Public Policy, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)

In this guest blog, Ben Willmott discusses Responsible Investment in Tech , a new CIPD-Carnegie UK Trust-Institute for the Future of Work project, which will explore how organisations can help...

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Responsible Investment in Tech: how can we ensure productivity-boosting tech enhances job quality?

April 20, 2021

by Douglas White, Head of Advocacy

Workplace technologies have the potential to both improve the contribution that work makes to wellbeing and to threaten it.  At the Carnegie UK Trust, through our Fulfilling Work and Digital Futur...

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Responding to the Digital Regulatory Co-operation Forum programme of work

April 13, 2021

By Maeve Walsh, Carnegie Associate

The new Digital Regulatory Co-operation Forum (DRCF) – made up of Ofcom, the Information Commissioner’s Office, the Competition and Markets Authority and, from April 2021, the Financial Conduct Au...

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