The Lens on trust, trade unions and tech

What does it mean to have a good job?

Oli Barrett MBE talks to Frances O’Grady, General Secretary at The Trades Union Congress (TUC), and Sasha Howard a Product Manager at Freeformers, a start-up on a mission to change the digital economy.

Oli and guests discuss: good work, what it is and what it means; how technology can change how businesses operate in the future; the right kind of support at work; surveillance and the darker side of companies using employee data; zero-hours contracts; and how we can enjoy our jobs. Of course, Oli asks Sasha and Frances who most wish to meet for a coffee and for their recommendations on books to read and resources to dive into. 

Read more about Freeformers’ digital innovation.

The TUC comprises 48 member unions and, throughout the episode, Frances details how the congress supports and assists individuals and businesses, from artists and engineers to supermarket staff and teachers. Freeformers is a member of Business In The Community and has previously been awarded the Fujitsu Digital Innovation Award.

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