We carry out major commissions of inquiry as well as smaller research, editorial and events projects. We also host the Changing Work Centre, a joint research initiative with the trade union Community.
Poverty and social security: where next?
What should a future government do to mend social security and tackle poverty in the decade ahead?Read more
Workers and Technology
A two year Commission on Workers and Technology chaired by Yvette Cooper MP is examining British workers' hopes and fears for automation over the next decade.Read more
The Changing Work Centre
The Changing Work Centre - established by the Fabian Society and the trade union Community - explores progressive ideas for the modern world of work.Read more
Public Finance Choices for the Left
This project, in partnership with ICAEW, explored the public finance choices facing a future Labour government.Read more
The Bach commission on access to justice
The Commission proposed a new right to justice as a fundamental and enforceable public entitlementRead more
Labour in rural England and Wales
For Labour to win a majority in a general election it must make significant gains in rural and semi-rural constituencies yet it is out of touch with rural concerns.Read more
Find out more about the society's previous projects.Read more