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Webinar on decent work, inclusion and sustainability

IER Director Chris Warhurst will be speaking at a webinar on Decent Work, Inclusion and Sustainability, organised by Dr Deirdre Hughes, OBE, Director DMH Associates. For more information on the webinar, held on Thursday, 28th May, 14.00 – 15.00 hours, and registration details read here.


Thu 27 May 2021, 12:28 | Tags: job quality

Better employee wellbeing

Along with Rand Europe colleague Christian von Stolk, IER Director Chris Warhurst gave a talk this year’s Cambridge Festival.

Promoting the drive to improve the healthiness of jobs, their talk – ‘Why work needs to shape up: redesigning jobs for better employee wellbeing’ – is part of their joint advocacy of improving the physical and mental healthiness of jobs.

Tue 30 Mar 2021, 12:42 | Tags: job quality, well-being

Future of work in the UK

In March, IER Director Chris Warhurst was invited to give a talk to the ACAS East Midlands Conference on the role of good work in the future of work in the UK.

The focus was on the role of good work in post Covid economic recovery and renewal.

Mon 29 Mar 2021, 09:45 | Tags: job quality, Covid-19, future of work

The Quality of Working Life Revisited

Along with colleagues David Guest from King’s College London and Angie Knox from Sydney University, IER’s Chris Warhurst has published a journal virtual special issue that re-evaluates classic articles on the quality of working life published in Human Relations over the past 50 years.

Read more about the introduction to the special issue here and all the articles here.

Tue 16 Mar 2021, 09:22 | Tags: job quality

Manifesto for a new quality of working life

With Sydney University based IER Honorary Associate Professor Dr Angie Knox, IER’s Chris Warhurst has published an article in the FT-50 journal Human Relations that calls for a new quality of working life that improves routine jobs and precarious employment.

Read the article here.

Wed 13 Jan 2021, 19:06 | Tags: job quality

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