Mental Health First Aid at the Wellcome Trust

Natasha Gordon, Project Manager in People and Facilities at Wellcome Trust

Employers across the UK are failing to provide adequate support to employees or equip managers with the skills to help them, finds the Mental Health at Work report released this week. More than three...

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Not all gigs are equal

Dr Cathy Garner FSS FRSA

Since Hillary Clinton used the term “gig economy” in July 2015 there have been as many reports as there are definitions to describe what we mean by the term. As our first report “In Search of...

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Labour market stats September 2016

Professor Geraint Johnes

The latest statistics reflect continued strength in the labour market. There have been considerable gains in the number of workers in full-time jobs - 113000 more employees in full-time employment and...

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Talking numbers on health and work

Karen Steadman

The health of the working age population remains a significant and complex challenge. The Work Foundation are working with Public Health England to shine a light on the facts by taking a look at some...

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Quality and quantity – The growing evidence on what makes unhealthy work

Karen Steadman

The Work Foundation has long been a proponent of the idea that ‘good’ quality work – work that is fulfilling, stable, over which you have some control and autonomy, and feel is fair – is good...

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Mental health in the workplace – time to change needed more than ever

Dr Zofia Bajorek

Today, the CIPD released a new report focussing on mental health in the workplace which highlighted some concerning statistics: 31% of employees responded that they have experienced mental health...

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Labour market stats July 2016

Professor Geraint Johnes

Statistics released earlier today portray a labour market that is continuing to develop steadily. Over the quarter to May, unemployment fell by some 54000, and the unemployment rate now stands at...

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The challenges of low pay and inequality for the new government

Dr Ala'a Shehabi

Barely a month has passed since the UK referendum on 24 June 2016, but the dramatic shifts in the political and economic landscape have been immense and as yet, unsettled. The UK, under the new...

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Office life – the changing ways of working

Lilli Hender

The modern office as we know it first came into effect in the early twentieth century and it has been evolving ever since. When it comes to design and working practices, office workers have witnessed...

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The sea that chides the banks

Professor Geraint Johnes

The months of campaigning are over, and the majority of those voting in the Brexit referendum have determined that the UK should leave the EU. The campaigning period was seen by many to be...

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