Developing effective policy to improve job quality

Issue 156 (Winter 2017)

Job quality is back on the UK policy agenda. Indeed, it is back on the policy agenda of many countries’ governments, as well as international governmental bodies. As part of the G20, the UK government signed the 2015 Ankara Declaration that committed the UK and the other member countries to improving job quality with the aim of promoting inclusive growth, creating sustainable growth and reducing inequalities. Chris Warhurst draws on his research with Angie Knox to look at how job quality has become a policy focus and examines the challenges in improving it.

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