Building blocks for a radical vision of 'good' work

What do we mean by good work?

In 2017, we went on a collective exploration of this question. Partly prompted by changes in the world around us (such as rising levels of in-work poverty in the UK, the growth of precarious self-employment in the gig economy, increasing levels of work-related stress and anxiety but also young peoples desire to find meaning in work) and the fact that most Hubbers are the architects of their own work (so think about this quite a lot!), we quickly realised this is a HUGE topic.

A group of Impact Hub Islington members and collaborators wanted to learn more about all the different aspects that play into the question of what is good work – so we could start transforming work in whichever areas we were able.

We captured some of the things we learnt along the way in the blog posts below. The illustration on this page is by the wonderful Ariadne Radi Cor and photos by the talented Chris King.

From the blog