Annual Forum – 2017

Basic Income Ireland invites you mark International Basic Income Week 2017 by joining us at our Annual Forum. When: Saturday, 16th September, 10am – 4pm Venue: Carmelite Community Centre, Aungier Street, Dublin 2, Ireland  Theme: Work – What’s Basic Income Got To Do With It? The Forum will start with a short introduction to Basic Income, Read more…

Workers

How does basic income help employed people? The issues: Basic income is relevant to the issues faced by employees in many different ways. This is a selection of the relevant issues employees face. Many employees have ‘precarious’ work – short contracts, temporary jobs, seasonal employment or fewer hours than they Read more…

Entrepreneurs

How does basic income support entrepreneurship and self-employment? The issues: Society benefits from entrepreneurship, yet budding entrepreneurs and people considering self employment face many challenges in making their venture a success. These challenges include: Accessing credit A high exposure to risk with the possibility of losing everything, becoming bankrupt and Read more…

Young People

How does basic income respond to the issues facing young people? The Issues: Young people find themselves under tremendous pressure from an early age to make life choices. Unless their families are well-off financially, they can be discouraged from exploring different career paths. Faced with the stark choice between full-time Read more…

Carers

How does basic income support caring? The issues: We all need care from others, particularly when we are young, ill or infirm We are all potential carers – as parents, children, spouses, and other relatives; as partners, friends, neighbours, and lovers; as workmates and professional care-givers…indeed, in all our social Read more…