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Plugging the Data Gap: Freelance Workers in the Creative Industries

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Panneels, I., Terras, M., Jones, C., Helgason, I., & Komorowski, M. (2021)
Plugging the Data Gap: Freelance Workers in the Creative Industries. https://www.pec.ac.uk/blog/plugging-the-data-gap-freelance-and-self-employed-workers-in-the-creative-industries
The lack of data on the self-employed and freelance workforce is a particularly severe problem for the creative industries, which are disproportionately made up of freelancers...

Craft Beer in Research and Practice

Book
Clarke, D., Ellis, V., Patrick, H., & Weir, D. (in press)
Craft Beer in Research and Practice. Bingley: Emerald
Clarke, D., Ellis, V., Patrick, H., & Weir, D. (in press). Craft Beer in Research and Practice. Bingley: Emerald.

Debt should not be ignored

Digital Artefact
Robertson, P. (2021)
Debt should not be ignored. [Blog]
This short article highlights the neglect of debt in the career development literature, and its importance as a factor shaping career decisions and career pathways.

Public policy for career guidance: Imagining a more ambitious agenda

Digital Artefact
Robertson, P. (2020)
Public policy for career guidance: Imagining a more ambitious agenda. [Blog]
This short article argues that career development services are relevant to a wider range of public policy objectives than have previously been considered.

Discrimination Against Transgender Employees and Jobseekers

Book Chapter
McFadden, C. (2020)
Discrimination Against Transgender Employees and Jobseekers. In Handbook of Labor, Human Resources and Population Economics (1-14). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57365-6_35-1
Discrimination against transgender employees and jobseekers is widely reported in multiple contexts. However, there is relative lack of literature on the experiences, extent, ...

The normalisation of overwork: A scoping study of Leavism

Presentation / Conference
Richards, J., Pustelnikovaite, T., Ellis, V., & Canduela, J. (2020, April)
The normalisation of overwork: A scoping study of Leavism. Paper presented at International Labour Process Conference, Newcastle
The proposed paper focuses on Leaveism, understood as employees using allocated time off to work (CIPD, 2018). Leaveism involves using allocated time off when actually unwell,...

Training and Organizational Performance: A Meta-Analysis of Temporal, Institutional and Organizational Context Moderators

Journal Article
Garavan, T., McCarthy, A., Lai, Y., Murphy, K., Sheehan, M., & Carbery, R. (2021)
Training and Organizational Performance: A Meta-Analysis of Temporal, Institutional and Organizational Context Moderators. Human Resource Management Journal, 31(1), 93-119. https://doi.org/10.1111/1748-8583.12284
Drawing on systems theory, we conducted a moderated meta-analysis of the training and organizational performance relationship using 119 primary studies. We examined the moder...

Leaveism: A scoping study and recommendations for HRM practice

Presentation / Conference
Richards, J., Pustelnikovaite, T., & Ellis, V. (2020, January)
Leaveism: A scoping study and recommendations for HRM practice. Paper presented at CIPD Applied Research Conference, Dublin, Ireland
Richards, J., Pustelnikovaite, T., & Ellis, V. (2020, January). Leaveism: A scoping study and recommendations for HRM practice. Paper presented at CIPD Applied Research Confer...

'Bitter and Twisted or Happy Chappy?' Examining the labour process within the Scottish Craft Beer Industry

Presentation / Conference
Ellis, V. (2019, December)
'Bitter and Twisted or Happy Chappy?' Examining the labour process within the Scottish Craft Beer Industry. Presented at Research Seminar Series, Abertay University

Dementia in the workplace: are employers supporting employees living with dementia?

Journal Article
Egdell, V., Cook, M., Stavert, J., Ritchie, L., Tolson, D., & Danson, M. (in press)
Dementia in the workplace: are employers supporting employees living with dementia?. Aging & mental health, https://doi.org/10.1080/13607863.2019.1667299
Objectives As working lives extend and there is better recognition of early-onset dementias, employers need to consider dementia as a workplace concern. With suitable support,...
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Emotion work online: Counselling during Covid

2020 - 2021
This project seeks to understand the role new technology has played in delivering on line counselling during the Covid 19 pandemic 2020. Counselling is recognised as a process where trained therapis...
Funder: Moston Care Foundation | Value: £2,000

TRANSITION

2020 - 2022
This project is a collaboration between the University of Edinburgh and Edinburgh Napier University to improve significantly the understanding of transition to civilian life within Scotland. By provid...
Funder: Forces in Mind Trust | Value: £202,697

Young people's expectations of work and readiness of the workplace: Two sides of the same coin?

2019 - 2021
The aim of this research is to examine high-potential Generation-Z’s (young people aged 16-18 years in full-time education who demonstrate key leadership qualities and attributes) expectations of work...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £9,978

The Impact of an Ageing Workforce on Employers in Hong Kong: A Study of Service Sectors

2016 - 2017
The aim of this research is to explore the impact of the ageing population on employers in the Hong Kong service sector.
Funder: ENU Development Trust | Value: £28,780

Ageing Workforce and Employers in Fife

2016 - 2016
The World Health Organisation (WHO) identified the workplace as an important setting to support the promotion of health and wellbeing in 1981 with the introduction of the Health for All strategy, and ...
Funder: NHS Fife | Value: £9,989

Women in ICT in Scotland

2015 - 2016
Investigation into the Numbers of Women working in ICT in Scotland and the nature and conditions of that work
Funder: Skills Development Scotland | Value: £26,650

Analysis of Milo and Asset Databases

2015 - 2016
Analyse the Milo and Asset databases and combine with census data and other secondary data – to obtain a mapping of provision by the voluntary sector and potential demand in East Dumbartonshire
Funder: Scottish Council for Voluntary Orgranisations | Value: £12,000

SOPA 2014

2014 - 2015
Scottish Older People’s Assembly (SOPA) 2014 Evaluation
Funder: City of Edinburgh Council | Value: £4,382

Identifying and Strengthening Career Capabilities in Unemployed Youth

2014 - 2016
This project proposes to explore the impact of career guidance interventions on the well-being of workless adults. The research designs will use a combination of qualitative data generated by semi-st...
Funder: Richard Bemjamin Trust | Value: £8,574

Research into the Economic Impact of a Living Wage

2014 - 2015
An evaluation of the impact of the Glasgow Living Wage on Glasgow based employers who pay the GLW to their staff.
Funder: City of Glasgow Council | Value: £14,314

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