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Ian Brinkley
Economic Advisor

We challenge common misconceptions about what is and what is not changing about work. We draw on official national and international statistics to cut through inaccuracies and exaggeration. Our aim is to support an informed debate based on the facts.

MYTH: permanent jobs are no longer the norm

Truth: permanent jobs remain the bedrock of the UK labour market

MYTH: the end of the job for life?

Truth: employment relationships are getting longer

MYTH: Most jobs in Britain are poor quality

Truth: The UK has a higher share of good quality jobs than most other EU States