Technology is transforming our lives. Work is changing and future livelihoods are at stake. With in-work poverty and insecurity rising, and average pay still recovering to pre-crisis levels, ‘good work’ and productivity are high on the political agenda in the UK. What will future work look like?
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After a decline in local government reporting during the past decade, journalists are returning to council meetings with the BBC’s LDR scheme. How does LDR work, is it delivering more local government coverage, and what type of stories are most likely to be reported?
This briefing is one of a series looking at local government across the world. It outlines the development of Spain’s administrative and democratic structures (including changes to the constitution) and the influence they have had on local government, and institutions at a local level.
Iain Gulland, Chief Executive of Zero Waste Scotland, writes on how a circular economy could make for a more sustainable future for Scotland, and tackle the climate crisis.