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Meeting employer's skills upgrading needs through vocational education and training provision in Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Report
McQuaid, R. W., Greig, M., Hollywood, E., Lindsay, C., Thomson, E., Devins, D., …McCracken, M. G. (2007)
Meeting employer's skills upgrading needs through vocational education and training provision in Scotland and Northern Ireland

Study on employment in rural areas

Journal Article
Copus, A. K., Hall, C., Barnes, A., Dalton, G., Cook, P., Weingarten, P., …Johansson, M. (2006)
Study on employment in rural areas
This report is a response to a request by the 2003 Agriculture Council, for a review of rural employment, particularly in relation to young people and women, in order to asses...

Impact of transport information in a rural area: EMIRES

Conference Proceeding
McQuaid, R. W. & Greig, M. (2005)
Impact of transport information in a rural area: EMIRES

Entrepreunership - some views from the UK

Presentation / Conference
McQuaid, R. W., & Greig, M. (2005, March)
Entrepreunership - some views from the UK. Paper presented at Unknown
No abstract available.

Exploring employers' skills upgrading needs and local VET provision in different parts of the UK

Conference Proceeding
McQuaid, R. W., Lindsay, C. & Greig, M. (2004)
Exploring employers' skills upgrading needs and local VET provision in different parts of the UK

‘Reconnecting’ the Unemployed Information and communication technology and services for jobseekers in rural areas

Journal Article
McQuaid, R., Lindsay, C., & Greig, M. (2004)
‘Reconnecting’ the Unemployed Information and communication technology and services for jobseekers in rural areas. Information, Communication and Society, 7(3), 364-388. https://doi.org/10.1080/1369118042000284605
This paper discusses the potential uses of the Internet and other forms of information and communication technologies (ICT) as a tool for delivering information services for u...

Job search success in local labour markets

Conference Proceeding
McQuaid, R. W., Greig, M. & Adams, J. (2004)
Job search success in local labour markets

Wired for work? ICT and job seeking in rural areas.

Report
McQuaid, R. W., Lindsay, C., & Greig, M. (2003)
Wired for work? ICT and job seeking in rural areas
Rural areas are, by definition, affected by their relative peripherality from industrial and population centres, and their dispersed patterns of economic and social activity. ...

A model of the commuting range of unemployed job seekers

Book
McQuaid, R. W., & Greig, M. (2001)
A model of the commuting range of unemployed job seekers. In D. Pitfield (Ed.), Transport Planning, Logistics and Spatial Mismatch, 152-166. Pion
The ability or willingness of unemployed people to travel further to a new job will affect the level of mismatch between job seekers and jobs (Brueckner and Martin 1997; Gabri...

Are the New Deal target groupings well founded? an examination of job search success before the New Deal

Journal Article
Adams, J., Greig, M. & McQuaid, R. W. (1998)
Are the New Deal target groupings well founded? an examination of job search success before the New Deal
This study examines the appropriateness of the New Deal in targeting specific groups of unemployed jobseekers. This is done using a survey of unemployed jobseekers carried o...