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Work Foundation calls for fundamental change in how we manage people at work to secure future economic success

After 100 years of advancing improvements in working conditions and championing Good Work for all, the Work Foundation calls for a step change in how we manage people to finally turn around the UK’s...

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Rapid action needed for people to meet challenges of changing world of work

Rapid action needed for people to meet challenges of changing world of work, says OECD. Governments need to overhaul their approach to employment and jobs to reduce further social and economic...

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Migraine costs EU economy €95bn per year

Migraine costs Europe an estimated €95bn in lost productivity every year, a new Work Foundation report launched in European Parliament today (27 February 2019) reveals. A total of 160 million adults...

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NHS needs to keep staff happy if it is to thrive for another 70 years

In the wake of the NHS anniversary celebrations, a think-tank has found that an engaged and happy workforce is the key the NHS thriving for another 70 years. As a result of a 12 month study, the Work...

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Work Foundation partners with universities and industry to help deliver new Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre

The Work Foundation, which forms part of Lancaster University Management School, is joining a host of university and industry partners to deliver the Arts and Humanities Research Council's (AHRC)...

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New research reveals the complex and strained relationship between productivity, technology and working anywhere

~ The Work Foundation and Citrix paper outlines how technology can solve productivity and workforce engagement challenge for UK businesses ~ ~ Warning that flexible working cultures are stalling,...

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More action needed to close gender gap on Queen’s Counsel

New research conducted by the Work Foundation has shown that, despite efforts already made to ensure that the Queen’s Counsel (QC) appointment system gives all qualified applicants a fair chance of...

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An end to workplace taboos surrounding women’s health conditions

Report calls for an end to workplace taboos surrounding women’s reproductive and gynaecological health conditions Under-recognised chronic gynaecological health conditions are holding-back women’s...

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MS Employment Guide launched to support healthcare professionals

Brussels/ London - A new guide has been launched to help healthcare professionals (HCPs) talk about the benefits of work when consulting people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. The Guide, produced...

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Social prescribing is missing the opportunity to help people with long-term health conditions into meaningful work

New report reveals social prescribing has the potential to transform people’s lives by vastly improving their health and wellbeing, including helping them achieve aspirations around work, therefore...

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