Past and future events

The coming year will be pivotal for the future of UK retirement savings with a major review of automatic enrolment and the launch of a potential rival to workplace pensions in the Lifetime ISA.
24 May 2016
The TUC's annual pay bargaining conference, organised with Incomes Data Research, benefits from decades of experience in analysing pay and employment. The conference looked at key issues negotiators need to be aware of including whether pay bargaining is viable under this government; is public sector pay sustainable, and how will...
08 March 2016
The TUC annual pensions conference on 4th February 2016 looked at the future of workplace pensions given the radical but potentially contradictory reforms in recent years. And the further changes to come. Baroness Altmann, Minister of State for Pensions gave a keynote speech on 'The Private Pensions Revolution'. Owen Smith...
09 February 2016
The TUC hosted Bank of England Chief Economist Andy Haldane on 12 November 2015. BBC Newsnight's Duncan Weldon chaired the event, and TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady responded. [ View the story "Bank of England Chief Economist Andy Haldane speaks at the TUC" on Storify ]
19 November 2015
On 8 th July the government will present a new Budget to the House of Commons, setting out further detail on the scale of public service and social security spending cuts it is planning over the years ahead. But how should those who want to respond to the government’s programme...
30 June 2015
The annual conference on pay bargaining was held on 12 February 2015 at Congress House and organised by the TUC and Incomes Data Services. The event discussed opportunities for restoring members' pay levels where these have fallen behind in recent years. Sessions covered recent union success stories, pay transparency and...
02 March 2015
The ABC of CDC: A TUC Pensions Conference on 21st January 2015 With automatic enrolment bringing more low and middle earners into workplace pensions, attention is turning to how to improve the incomes savers receive in retirement. Traditional defined contribution pensions are inefficient as they leave individuals bearing investment and...
22 January 2015
We take a look at what happened at the TUC Making Work Pay? What role can the welfare state play in raising living standards? conference held on 8th December 2014. It focused on the impact of the current high levels of unemployment and falling average weekly earnings, low-paid workers and...
11 December 2014
This TUC national conference held on 6 th November 2014 set out the importance of taking international and national action to address climate change. Latest evidence from the UN warns that we face a “very high risk of severe, widespread, and irreversible impacts” from the global impacts of climate change...
20 November 2014
The Labour shadow energy Minister Tom Greatrex MP was the keynote speaker, focusing on the rights and responsibilities of trade union reps in building sustainable workplaces. We launched new findings from the Labour Research Department’s study of the “union effect” on greening the workplace . It was our 10th annual...
21 July 2014

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