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Volunteering and employability : implications for policy and practice
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Teleworking and Participatory Capital: Is Teleworking an Isolating or a Community-Friendly Form of Work?
Does teleworking contribute to the likelihood of community participation or social isolation? The secondary analysis of two European Working Conditions Surveys (2000, 2001) investigated theExpand
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Analysis of the profile, characteristics, patient experience and community value of community hospitals: a multimethod study
Background: Community hospitals have been part of England’s health-care landscape since the mid-nineteenth century. Evidence on them has not kept pace with their development. Aim: To provide aExpand
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Gender segregation, underemployment and subjective well-being in the UK labour market
This article argues that gender segregation influences patterns of underemployment and the relationships that underemployment has with the subjective well-being of men and women. Previous studiesExpand
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A shorter working week for everyone: How much paid work is needed for mental health and well-being?
There are predictions that in future rapid technological development could result in a significant shortage of paid work. A possible option currently debated by academics, policy makers, tradeExpand
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Is There a Subjective Well-Being Premium in Voluntary Sector Employment?
Previous studies have found that employment in the voluntary sector offers a so-called ‘job satisfaction premium’: despite lower salaries, voluntary sector employees are more satisfied with theirExpand
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Part-Time Work and Activity in Voluntary Associations in Great Britain
This paper evaluates both the economic, or rational choice, and sociological theories to examine the effects of part-time working on employees’ activity in voluntary associations. Using longitudinalExpand
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Volunteering and employability
This presentation discusses the benefits of volunteering for employability and offers suggestions how to maximise those benefits.
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Cut hours, not people : no work, furlough, short hours and mental health during COVID-19 pandemic in the UK
The unprecedented shock to the UK economy inflicted by government measures to contain the Coronavirus (COVID-19) risked plunging millions of workers into unemployment as businesses were forced toExpand
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Volunteering during unemployment: more skills but where is the job?
The assumption that volunteering during unemployment is a stepping stone to paid work is behind several policy initiatives of the UK government aimed to improve employability through volunteering.Expand
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