McQuaid, R. W., Dutton, M., Bergmann, A., Richard, A. & Lindsay, C. (2008). Small and medium sized businesses and disadvantaged parents: overcoming training recruitment and retention barriers. Final report.
The project involved new research, investigating barriers preventing SMEs from recruiting from disadvantaged groups (especially unemployed/inactive parents, who represent an u...
McMurray, S., Dutton, M., McQuaid, R. W. & Richard, A. (2014). Employer demands from Business Graduates. Education & training. 58, 112-132. doi:10.1108/ET-02-2014-0017. ISSN 0040-0912
This paper reports on research carried out with employers to determine demand for graduate business and management skills in the Scottish workforce.
The research found that th...
Fuertes, V., McQuaid, R. W. & Richard, A. (2008). The low-pay no-pay cycle and disadvantaged mothers
McQuaid, R. W., Fuertes, V. & Richard, A. How can parents escape from recurrent poverty?
This study explores why disadvantaged parents move into poverty and identifies the specific barriers to them escaping
the cycle of low pay/no pay or recurrent poverty. It draw...