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Developing a model of franchise business relationships

Journal Article
Rahatullah, M. K., & Raeside, R. (2008)
Developing a model of franchise business relationships. Central Asia Business Journal, 1, 21-33
The business to business (b2b) relationship literature shows that the features of business relationship such as control, support, cooperation and power act a little differentl...

The Role of Skills in the Transition from Worklessness into Sustainable Jobs with Progression

Report
Devins, D., Bickerstaffe, T., Nunn, A., Mitchell, B., McQuaid, R. W., Egdell, V., & Lindsay, C. (2011)
The Role of Skills in the Transition from Worklessness into Sustainable Jobs with Progression
This study is shaped by the recognition that while there has been a great deal of policy development around the transition from unemployment and inactivity to employment over ...

Introduction: empowering young people in disempowering times? Creating collaborative and transformative capabilities through participation

Book
Otto, H., Egdell, V., Bonvin, J., & Atzmüller, R. (2017)
Introduction: empowering young people in disempowering times? Creating collaborative and transformative capabilities through participation. In V. Egdell, H. Otto, J. Bonvin, & R. Atzmüller (Eds.), Empowering Young People in Disempowering Times. Fighting Inequality Through Capability Oriented Policy, 1-19. (1). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing
No abstract available.

The capabilities approach as a framework for labour market information on young people.

Book Chapter
Lindsay, C., & McQuaid, R. W. (2010)
The capabilities approach as a framework for labour market information on young people. In C. Larsen, J. Kipper, & A. Schmid (Eds.), Regional Monitoring Approaches for the Reduction and the Prevention of Youth Unemployment in Europe, 152-159. Rainer Hampp Verlag, Muenchen
This paper considers some of the potential uses of the capabilities approach to widen and deepen the labour market information that we collect on youth employment and unemploy...

Public private partnerships in the European Union - the cases of the UK, Germany and Austria

Conference Proceeding
McQuaid, R. W., & Scherrer, W. (2008)
Public private partnerships in the European Union - the cases of the UK, Germany and Austria
Across the European Union the use of different forms of Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) have been growing, but in different ways and for different reasons across Member Sta...

Towards an employability policy agenda for remote rural labour markets

Conference Proceeding
Lindsay, C., McCracken, M. G., & McQuaid, R. W. (2001)
Towards an employability policy agenda for remote rural labour markets
This paper presents an analysis of the barriers to work faced by unemployed people in remote rural labour markets, and compares the experiences of the ‘long-term unemployed’ a...

Flexibility in the UK - the case of activation policies

Presentation / Conference
McQuaid, R. W. (2007, December)
Flexibility in the UK - the case of activation policies
No abstract available.

Extending working lives: age management in SMEs.

Journal Article
Fuertes, V., Egdell, V., & McQuaid, R. W. (2013)
Extending working lives: age management in SMEs. Employee Relations, 35, 272-293. https://doi.org/10.1108/01425451311320477
Structured Abstract: Purpose: This paper presents a study of age management in small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UK. Design/methodology/approach: Qualitative da...

The ‘employability gap’: long-term unemployment and barriers to work in buoyant labour markets.

Journal Article
McQuaid, R. W., & Lindsay, C. (2002)
The ‘employability gap’: long-term unemployment and barriers to work in buoyant labour markets. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 20, 613-629. https://doi.org/10.1068/c22m
We analyse the main barriers limiting the employability of long-term unemployed job seekers within a local labour market characterised by generally high levels of demand. We u...

Resolving transport issues in rural areas: research report.

Report
McQuaid, R. W., Bond, S., & Hollywood, E. (2003)
Resolving transport issues in rural areas: research report
The overall purpose of this study was to identify a means of improving access to public services for the residents of Argyll and Bute who need an effective and integrated tran...
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Winter Leavers - School College Collaboration

2008 - 2008
Careers Scotland and its partners are committed to ensuring that all young people receive appropriate guidance to develop sustainable learning and career pathways. Those young people with a statutory ...
Funder: Scottish Enterprise | Value: £33,000

The impact of welfare reform in Scotland

2013 - 2016
The Impacts of Welfare Reform in Scotland Funding: Scottish Government Duration: 2013-2016 Research Team: Dr Helen Graham, Dr Valerie Egdell, Professor Robert Raeside and Professor Ronald McQuaid...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £120,800

Consultation & Evaluation of Local PACE Partnerships

2015 - 2016
Consultation & Evaluation of Local PACE Partnerships
Funder: Skills Development Scotland | Value: £26,427

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

Employee Demand for Skills Development

2008 - 2009
The UK Commission for Employment and Skills commissioned the ERI and WM Enterprise to undertake a review of research evidence and policy around individuals’ demand for (and participation in) skills de...
Value: £1,000

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

Social Networks of Older Workers

2004 - 2005
The population of Scotland is expected to age considerably over the next 25 years and as the largest non-working group of the potential labour force is the over 50's, there is a concern that the futur...
Value: £1,000

Employment Inequalities in an Economic Downturn

2010 - 2011
Funding: Equality Commission for Northern Ireland Duration: January 2010 – October 2010 Research Team: Prof Ron McQuaid, Dr Emma Hollywood, Dr Jesus Canduela   Description: The ERI was commi...
Funder: Equality Commission for Northern Ireland | Value: £14,000

Parents and Recurrent Poverty

2008 - 2008
A major reason for recurrent poverty is leaving the workforce due to childbirth and childcare and returning to low paid, insecure work. However, there are relatively few studies that give qualitative ...
Value: £1,000

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
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