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    A ‘Good Work recovery’ is key to unlocking Britain’s productive potential

    New blog post! Basic argument: We need a ‘Good Work recovery’ – creating jobs that not only pay decently/are reasonably secure, but also more rewarding to do! Why? These jobs are more likely to unlock the UK’s productive potential. Read...

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    Main recommendations

    We have now published a video summarising the key findings and recommendations. This is also followed by expert commentary by Gail Irvine (Carnegie Trust UK), Magdalena Soffia (What Works Centre for Wellbeing), and Jonny Gifford (Chartered Institute of Personnel and...

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    Key findings

    We have now published a video summarising the key findings and recommendations. This is also followed by expert commentary by Gail Irvine (Carnegie Trust UK), Magdalena Soffia (What Works Centre for Wellbeing), and Jonny Gifford (Chartered Institute of Personnel and...

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    Occupational disparities in COVID-19 exposure

    Updating our ESRC project to the current crisis throws occupational disparities in the quality of work into stark relief. Analysis of recent Office for National Statistics data shows the reported deaths from COVID-19 among those of working age in England...

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    How does the workplace moderate occupational quality?

    Highlights from Research Brief 5: This study explored how workplace practices moderate the relationship between two aspects of occupational quality relating to job demands and several indicators of employee well-being. Employees in more demanding occupations report being more satisfied with...

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    Downward occupational mobility, unemployment, and job satisfaction

    Highlights from Research Brief 4: This study examines the impact of downward occupational mobility on job satisfaction and the context under which it causes less well-being damage. Drawing on eighteen years of longitudinal data provided by the British Household Panel...

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