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Government support for businesses should be conditional on employee welfare

It is essential for the health, skills and productivity of our nation that businesses use government funding to support better job quality for their staff

By Rosie Stock Jones  

HANDOUT - 20 April 2020, England, London: UK's Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak speaks at a press conference on coronavirus (COVID-19) updates. Photo: Pippa Fowles/10 Downing Stre/dpa - ATTENTION: editorial use only and only if the credit mentioned above is referenced in full

Precarious work is disproportionately experienced by those on low incomes, and by those who have been most affected by Covid-19. The frailty that comes with precarious work is damaging to both individuals and the wider economy. A recent study conducted by the Centre for Progressive Policy shows that the public demands an improvement to job…

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