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A new report from The Work Foundation says that the government must overhaul policies and help employers support the health needs of the 7.2m older workers in the UK who have chronic illnesses. Find out more....
Ian Brinkley, Senior Economic Advisor, Lancaster University’s The Work Foundation, comment on the ONS Labour Market Statistics
Ian Brinkley, chief economist at Lancaster University’s Work Foundation, comments on today's budget announcements.
A report from Lancaster University’s Work Foundation published today (21st May 2015) recommends that in order to improve both productivity and health and wellbeing among those of working age, more concerted action must be taken to support people with depression to stay in and to return to work. We call upon government departments at a national and regional level to work together to drive this agenda forward, and commit to improving the provision of evidence-based support to help people with depression achieving vocational outcomes.
Latest positive labour market figures mask underlying structural problems for unemployedCommenting on today's labour market statistics, Ian Brinkley, chief economist at Lancaster University’s Work Foundation.
A report released today (21 April)'Healthy, Working Economies' will call on the next government to review how it is using local organisations, such as Health and Wellbeing Boards and Local Enterprise Partnerships, to encourage improvements in workforce health and wellbeing.
Geraint Johnes, director at Lancaster University’s Work Foundation, comments on today's labour market statistics.
Geraint Johnes, director at Lancaster University’s Work Foundation comments on today's labour market statistics.
A report released on Thursday (22 January), Fluctuating Conditions, Fluctuating Support, will call on government to support measures to increase the flexibility of sickness absence policies, to allow employees with fluctuating health conditions to preemptively arrange part-time sick leave.
A report released on Wednesday (21 January 2015), Working Well – Promoting job and career opportunities for those with IBD, will call for an increase in the number of specialist nurses given the crucial role they play in supporting those with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) to stay in work.
Professor Stephen Bevan will today (16 January) receive the 2014 GAMIAN-Europe European Personality award. It has been awarded for his prominent contribution to the field of mental health.
Professor Geraint Johnes, director at Lancaster University’s Work Foundation, comments on today's labour market statistics.