Lecturer & Senior Research Fellow
Graham, H., Fuertes, V., Egdell, V. & Raeside, R. (2016). Women in ICT and Digital Technologies: An investigation of the barriers to women entering, staying, and progressing in the sector, and actions to ameliorate this - Executive Summary. Edinburgh: Skills Development Scotland
This report summarises research conducted to explore the under-representation of women in the ICT and Digital Technologies sector in Scotland, and the possible reasons for, an...
Dutton, M., Raeside, R., Chen, T. & Mazza, T. (2013). Evaluating the impact of the Glasgow living wage. Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow City Council
The Living Wage (LW) is perceived by some to be a social and economic good. The beneficial aspects of implementing a LW is to increase employee pay, reduce household poverty a...
Dutton, M., Lister, B., Canduela, J., Botfield, J. & Drogony, M. (2013). The rationale and practice of gender specific employability services. Edinburgh, Scotland: Scottish Government
As the pace of labour market activation and welfare reform increases, women are increasingly expected to engage with the labour market. In many cases this transition will be m...
McMurray, S., Richard, A., Dutton, M. & McQuaid, R. W. (2012). Regionally Coherent Access and Employability Provision:Employer Demand for Business and Management Graduates. Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh Napier University
This report presents findings from research with 71 employers of Edinburgh Napier University Business School (ENUBS) graduates across Scotland. Employers were asked to identif...
Dutton, M. & Raeside, R. (2013). Overcoming barriers to equality and diversity on boards in Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland: Scottish Government
The Employment Research Institute (ERI) was commissioned by the Scottish Government to identify ways in which equalities groups can be better represented at board level in the...
McQuaid, R. W. (2007, January). Flexibility in the UK - the case of activation policies
No abstract available.
Lindsay, C., McQuaid, R., & Dutton, M. (2006, January). Inter-agency cooperation and activation in Europe - evidence from three states. Paper presented at Delni Aspen, Brussels
New forms of inter-agency co-operation have gained increasing prominence in the development and delivery of activation strategies. This article compares different models
McQuaid, R. W. (2005, January). Tailoring services and releasing untapped talent - a higher education perspective. Paper presented at Migration and Universities, Scotland
McQuaid, R. W. (2004, August). Job search, transport and training, the case of EMIRES. Paper presented at RSAI (B and I section) Annual Conference, Cork
McQuaid, R. W. (2004, April). ICT and job vacancy, training and transport information services for job seekers in rural areas. Paper presented at Stella Focus Group Meeting, Budapest
McQuaid, R. W. (2004, January). Working with the new demographics - the Scottish labour market. Paper presented at Older workers
Gormley, P., MacMillan, G., & Canduela, J. (2002, June). From forecasting to drink and how we could be more sociable with business. Paper presented at 22nd International Symposium on Forecasting, Dublin, Ireland
The presentation covers the developments in forecasting and market modeling within Scottish Courage Brands,
the major brewer in the UK take home market. It illustrates the joi...
Egdell, V., Dutton, M., & McQuaid, R. W. (2016). Third sector experiences of work programme delivery. Journal of Social Policy, 45(4), (729-746). doi:10.1017/S0047279416000271. ISSN 0047-2794
This paper explores the organisational experiences of governmental policy change and implementation on the third sector. Using a four-year longitudinal study of 13 third secto...
McMurray, S., Dutton, M., McQuaid, R. W., & Richard, A. (2016). Employer demands from business graduates. Education and Training, 58(1), (112-132). 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...
Brown, R., McQuaid, R. W., Raeside, R. & Canduela, J. (2014). The performance of employee-owned businesses inScotland: some preliminary empirical evidence. Fraser of Allander Institute Economic Commentary. 37(3), 108-123. ISSN 2046-5378
In recent years, there has been a growing focus on promoting the concept of employee-ownership of
businesses within public policy. One of the strong drivers of this is an assu...