Future of work in rural communities in Ireland

December 12, 2019

by Seán McCabe, TASC

The Carnegie UK Trust-TASC Ensuring Good Future Jobs essay collection describes many of the key challenges faced by workers in Ireland today, and proposes a series of policy and practice changes ...

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Women and work

December 12, 2019

by Orla O’Connor, National Women’s Council of Ireland

The Carnegie UK Trust-TASC Ensuring Good Future Jobs essay collection describes many of the key challenges faced by workers in Ireland today, and proposes a series of policy and practice changes ...

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Ireland: Republic of opportunity or state of insecurity for young workers?

December 12, 2019

by James Doorley, National Youth Council of Ireland

A decade on from the economic crisis, Ireland is a different country. The recession left scars on all our citizens and impacted as they were by unemployment, debt, cuts in income supports and the with...

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Making a Statement: In praise of local government in Northern Ireland

December 12, 2019

by Lauren Pennycook, Senior Policy and Development Officer, Carnegie UK Trust

In difficult economic times, doing more with less is necessary. No-one across the UK knows this more keenly than local government. But as abstract percentages on policy papers translate into real life...

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Why measuring good work matters to ensure good future jobs

December 10, 2019

By Gail Irvine, Senior Policy and Development Officer, Carnegie UK Trust

The Carnegie UK Trust-TASC Ensuring Good Future Jobs essay collections describes many of the key challenges faced by workers in Ireland today, and proposes a series of policy and practice chang...

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Ensuring Good Future Jobs means a focus on job quality

December 10, 2019

By Shana Cohen, Director of TASC

The Carnegie UK Trust-TASC Ensuring Good Future Jobs essay collections describes many of the key challenges faced by workers in Ireland today, and proposes a series of policy and practice chang...

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The Statutory Duty of Care and Fundamental Freedoms

December 10, 2019

by Professor Lorna Woods (University of Essex, Professor of Internet Law)

In the discussions in recent months over the Government’s Online Harms White Pape r, the concern as to how to regulate companies operating in the online environment without impacting on fundamental...

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Report and stories launched by Community Catalysts: Enabling people to ‘do it for themselves’

December 4, 2019

by Angela Catley, Director of Development, Community Catalysts

A few years ago I read an excellent document published by the Carnegie UK Trust called  A routemap to an Enabling State . The document really grabbed me as it was accessible and clear and asked some ...

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On the ground stories of towns

November 28, 2019

by Pippa Coutts, Policy and Development Manager, Carnegie UK Trust

Towns have suffered bad press and been labelled ‘ in crisis ’ as high streets have declined. But millions of people live in towns that are rich with skills, stories and local heroes. Over the...

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Understanding Our Places

November 21, 2019

by Issy Petrie, Policy and Development Officer, Carnegie UK Trust

During Scotland’s Towns Week we’d like to take the time to reflect on the importance of accessible and reliable data in empowering town communities. At the Carnegie UK Trust, we work to support...

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