Changing work

Technological transformation and the impacts of the pandemic are changing work at every level. Our research explores how good work can spread the benefits of new technologies and build resilience to economic and health shocks. We work with decision makers to put good work at the centre of their response to challenges now and in the future.

Work is the thread that connects people’s everyday experience with their communities, the economy and the state, public policy and private ventures. And technology is changing the work we do and how we do it, faster than ever. The IFOW’s Changing Work programme creates an evidence base to understand the impacts of new technologies on work and working lives. We share insight and pathways to enable people, communities and the nation thrive by orienting ourselves towards building a future of better work.

The Future of Work and Wellbeing: The Pissarides Review

This project will research the implications of automation technologies and will examine how they are transforming work, society and the economy in the UK.
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IFOW project in partnership with the CIPD to develop best practice guidance for businesses.

IFOW project in partnership with the Carnegie Trust and the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development to develop best practice guidance for businesses as they introduce technology to advance good work.
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Knowledge Hub Good Work Shelf

This shelf explores why and how Good Work is central to the wellbeing and flourishing of individuals and communities across the country.
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A Better Future for Work: the World after Covid-19

We are at a critical juncture. Time and again in history, sudden short-term jolts have changed our collective response to slower transformations, shaping their effects on our future.
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The Good Work Charter

The Good Work Charter is an organising framework for policy-orientation and practice designed to encourage commitment and fresh-thinking from government and business about the fundamental components of good work.
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Good Work Monitor

Our Good Work Monitor maps the relationships between conditions for good work and health at a local level to guide the development of public health and industrial strategies.
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APPG on the Future of Work

IFOW are the Strategic Research Partner for the All Party Parliamentary Group on the Future of Work, chaired by David Davis MP & Lord Jim Knight.
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