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WorkerTech newsletter: January 2022

The latest update from Resolution Ventures

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Did you know that more than one in three people working in hospitality and retail would consider switching careers after the pandemic? According to a poll conducted by Learning and Work Institute for their 2021 report, Fast Forward, workers in these sectors are thinking about a new career path. This type of career switching is likely to increase due … Continued

Influencing employers roundtable: helping employers improve the quality of work they offer

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Executive summary One of the ways for Workertech to have an impact on low-paid workers is by developing new tools and incentives that encourage businesses to improve the quality of employment. In October the Resolution Foundation brought together some leading organisations with experience of influencing employers via standards and accreditation to improve the quality of … Continued

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WorkerTech newsletter: November 2021

The latest update from Resolution Ventures

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Although this is the last newsletter of the year, it is jam-packed with opportunities and resources for WorkerTech founders, not least because applications for BGV’s Tech for Good programme starting in Spring 2022 opened yesterday! Resolution Ventures partners with BGV to back WorkerTech ventures through their 12-week Tech for Good programme. We want to help founders develop … Continued

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WorkerTech Dispatch

Bringing you insights and tools for a fairer future of work

Check out the WorkerTech Dispatch — a new publication to guide founders and everyone interested in shaping a fairer future of work. Brought to you by Bethnal Green Ventures and Resolution Ventures.

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Resolution Ventures invests in Breakroom

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We’re delighted to announce that Resolution Ventures has made a follow-on investment in their most recent £4.9 million funding round as part of the Workertech Partnership. This investment continues the relationship with Breakroom first established via the Resolution Trust in 2019 when co-founders Anna Maybank, James Weiner and Tom Taylor wanted to prove that good … Continued

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Workertech newsletter: October 2021

The latest update from Resolution Ventures

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This week’s Budget and next week’s COP26 have led to a growing conversation around skills, wages and the green economy. Yet there is still a big shift needed to answer key questions and turn policy into practice. How do we define a green job or skill? How can we use data and technology to support green jobs? What does a … Continued

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Workertech newsletter: September 2021

The latest update from Resolution Ventures

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In a recent interview on diversity in innovation Bayo Adelaja, CEO of Do It Now Now said, “If we are going to build a world that is truly fit for purpose, we need representation of everyone who is going to be engaging with it.” At Resolution Ventures, one of the groups we want to work with and create impact … Continued

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Workertech newsletter: August 2021

The latest update from Resolution Ventures

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  In the run up to our TUC Fringe event on the future of technology and worker power on 14 September, this edition will put a spotlight on some innovations in the world of digital organising. As always, if you have any suggestions for our newsletter or want to know more about any of the … Continued

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Workertech newsletter: July 2021

The latest update from Resolution Ventures

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  This edition of the Workertech newsletter takes you under the hood of Bethnal Green Ventures’ Tech for Good Accelerator, along with sharing news and opportunities from the world of workertech. If you’d like hear more about the Workertech Partnership or any content in this newsletter, please get in touch with us via ventures@resolutionroundation.org or book a … Continued

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Workertech newsletter: June 2021

The latest update from Resolution Ventures

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  Hello and welcome to June’s Workertech newsletter from Resolution Ventures, covering how technology is improving the world of low-paid and precarious work. This month we’ve put a spotlight on American Workertech, and some of the great organisations in the US. Also make sure to catch up on the video of our June event – … Continued

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Workertech newsletter: May 2021

The latest update from Resolution Ventures

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  Welcome to the first edition of the Workertech Newsletter from Resolution Ventures. We’re delighted to be reaching out to everyone in our Workertech community. The Workertech community exists to convene workers, unions, investors, employers, policymakers and researchers using technology to change the world of work for the better for those in low-paid and precarious employment. The Workertech … Continued

Introducing the Workertech Partnership

Backing a new wave of innovators who will harness technology to improve the prospects, power and choices of workers

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The world of work was already changing rapidly before the crisis, with rising use of automation and increasing levels of insecure work. Coronavirus has highlighted how exposed many people are to changes in hours, lack of health and safety protections, and how few opportunities there are for flexible employment that works for families. The coronavirus … Continued

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Introducing Resolution Ventures

How we're using social investment to complement our policy and analytical work

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An introduction from our Director of Ventures Today the Resolution Foundation launches a whole new section of our website: Resolution Ventures. Here we will be talking about the social investment and ventures work of the Foundation. In 2017 the Resolution Trust started running a pilot social investment programme in workertech, in partnership with Accenture and … Continued

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