The future of work

This priority focuses on how Government must address the demands of a rapidly changing labour market. Globalisation, rapid digitalisation, changing lifestyles and new consumerpreferences are transforming jobs and careers. Budget 2020 must begin the process of responding to these trends by addressing key labour market issues such as childcare, funding of education, and the taxation of share-options.  Government must focus on investing in people’s employability and greatly increasing labour participation rates.

Read our full set of recommendations here.

Ibec Budget 2020 Submission pdf | 17051.7 kb

The Ibec Podcast

"Budget podcast 2020 The future of work and quality of life", featuring Claire McGee, Ibec’s Head of Education and Innovation

Why Budget 2020 must address key labour market issues such as childcare, funding of education, and the taxation of share-options.

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