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The Link Between Digital Skills and Financial Inclusion—Evidence from Consumers Survey Data from Low-Income Areas (2024)
Journal Article
Vik, P., Kamerade, D., & Dayson, K. (2024). The Link Between Digital Skills and Financial Inclusion—Evidence from Consumers Survey Data from Low-Income Areas. Journal of Consumer Policy, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10603-024-09567-w

Financial and digital inclusion are key consumer policy agendas for governments globally. Yet, despite the importance of online interfaces to manage finances and make payments, the link between financial and digital inclusion remains under-researched... Read More about The Link Between Digital Skills and Financial Inclusion—Evidence from Consumers Survey Data from Low-Income Areas.

Making It Stick: The UK Four-Day Week Pilot One Year On (2024)
Report
Pignon, T., Lewis, K., Mullally, L., Kikuchi, L., Kellam, J., Western, G., …White, J. (2024). Making It Stick: The UK Four-Day Week Pilot One Year On. UK: Autonomy

One year on from the results of the world’s biggest ever four-day working week pilot which took place in the UK in 2022, companies that took part have reported significant and lasting success. The report offers new insight into the effects of a fo... Read More about Making It Stick: The UK Four-Day Week Pilot One Year On.

The four-day working week (2024)
Book Chapter
Frayne, D., Kamerade, D., & Burchell, B. (in press). The four-day working week. In Elgar Encyclopedia of Occupational Health Psychology. Edward Elgar Publishing

The four-day working week is an organisational practice that involves reducing the standard full-time working week by the equivalent of one working day, usually with no reduction in pay. The policy has been tested across a number of national pilots,... Read More about The four-day working week.

Four day working week, employee wellbeing and mental health (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Kamerāde, D., Burchell, B., Frayne, D., Bridson Hubbard, N., & White, J. (2023, October). Four day working week, employee wellbeing and mental health. Presented at Psychology Days, Riga, Latvia (Online)

This presentation explores the impact of a four-day working week on employees' wellbeing and mental health, drawing on the findings from the UK Four-Day Working Week Trial conducted in 2022.

The results are in: the UK's four day week trial (2023)
Report
Lewis, K., Stronge, W., Kellam, J., Kikuchi, L., Schor, J., Fan, W., …Mullens, F. (2023). The results are in: the UK's four day week trial

This report details the full findings of the world’s largest four-day working week trial to date, comprising 61 companies and around 2,900 workers, that took place in the UK from June to December 2022

Higher Rates of Bullying Reported by ‘White’ Males: Gender and Ethno-Racial Intersections and Bullying in the Workplace (2022)
Journal Article
Patel, T. G., Kamerade, D., & Carr, L. (2022). Higher Rates of Bullying Reported by ‘White’ Males: Gender and Ethno-Racial Intersections and Bullying in the Workplace. Work, Employment and Society, 38(2), 442-460. https://doi.org/10.1177/09500170221134397

Existing workplace bullying literature suggests that ethno-racial minorities and women are more likely to be bullied in relation to their ethnicity, race or gender. However, very few studies apply an intersectional framework of analysis to consider,... Read More about Higher Rates of Bullying Reported by ‘White’ Males: Gender and Ethno-Racial Intersections and Bullying in the Workplace.

“Just the freedom to get good at things and stuff like that”: why spending less time at work would be good for individual, social and environmental wellbeing (2022)
Journal Article
Balderson, U., Burchell, B., Kamerāde, D., Coutts, A., & Wang, S. (2022). “Just the freedom to get good at things and stuff like that”: why spending less time at work would be good for individual, social and environmental wellbeing. Futures, 143, 103035. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.futures.2022.103035

A reduction in the average length of the working week is a policy response which is gaining increasing political and popular support for its potential help to address a number of key societal challenges, particularly the declining health and wellbein... Read More about “Just the freedom to get good at things and stuff like that”: why spending less time at work would be good for individual, social and environmental wellbeing.

The same but different: a comparison between family volunteers, other formal volunteers and non-volunteers (2022)
Journal Article
Kamerade, D. (2022). The same but different: a comparison between family volunteers, other formal volunteers and non-volunteers. Voluntary Sector Review, 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1332/204080521X16572238373614

Extensive research has examined how family status, composition and dynamics affect volunteering, but not how family members volunteer as a group. This research note explores family volunteering – two or more members of a family volunteering together.... Read More about The same but different: a comparison between family volunteers, other formal volunteers and non-volunteers.

The impact of reduced working hours and furlough policies on workers’ mental health at the onset of COVID-19 pandemic: a longitudinal study (2022)
Journal Article
Wang, S., Kamerāde, D., Bessa, I., Burchell, B., Gifford, J., Green, M., & Rubery, J. (2022). The impact of reduced working hours and furlough policies on workers’ mental health at the onset of COVID-19 pandemic: a longitudinal study. Journal of Social Policy, 1-25. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0047279422000599

Although reduced working time and furlough policy initiatives are widely regarded as important for economic and business reasons, little is known about their impacts on workers’ mental health at the onset of COVID-19 pandemic. Using data from the UK... Read More about The impact of reduced working hours and furlough policies on workers’ mental health at the onset of COVID-19 pandemic: a longitudinal study.

Volunteering together : inclusive volunteering and disabled people. (2022)
Journal Article
Donahue, K., Goodall, C., Jochum, V., & Kamerāde, D. (2022). Volunteering together : inclusive volunteering and disabled people

This research project is funded by Spirit of 2012 as part of its incubation fund to support inclusive volunteering and understand more about volunteering for disabled people. Disability is a common experience in the UK, two out of every five adults (... Read More about Volunteering together : inclusive volunteering and disabled people..

What matters more for employees' mental health : job quality or job quantity? (2021)
Journal Article
Wang, S., Kamerāde, D., Burchell, B., Coutts, A., & Balderson, U. (2021). What matters more for employees' mental health : job quality or job quantity?. Cambridge Journal of Economics, beab054. https://doi.org/10.1093/cje/beab054

Recent debates about whether the standard full-time working week (35-40 hours) can be replaced by a shorter working week have received extensive attention. Using 2015 European Working Conditions Survey data, this study contributes to these debates... Read More about What matters more for employees' mental health : job quality or job quantity?.

Can Active Labour Market Programmes emulate the mental health benefits of regular paid employment? Longitudinal evidence from the United Kingdom (2020)
Journal Article
Wang, S., Coutts, A., Burchell, B., Kamerāde, D., & Balderson, U. (2021). Can Active Labour Market Programmes emulate the mental health benefits of regular paid employment? Longitudinal evidence from the United Kingdom. Work, Employment and Society, 35(3), 545-565. https://doi.org/10.1177/0950017020946664

Active Labour Market Programmes (ALMPs), which form important components of employment support policies around the world, have been found to improve mental health and wellbeing of participants. However, it remains unclear how these health effects com... Read More about Can Active Labour Market Programmes emulate the mental health benefits of regular paid employment? Longitudinal evidence from the United Kingdom.

Examining patient distress and unmet need for support across UK renal units with varying models of psychosocial care delivery : a cross-sectional survey study (2020)
Journal Article
Seekles, M., Ormandy, P., & Kamerade, D. (2020). Examining patient distress and unmet need for support across UK renal units with varying models of psychosocial care delivery : a cross-sectional survey study. BMJ Open, 10(9), e036931. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-036931

Objective: To examine in-centre haemodialysis patients’ emotional distress and need for support across UK renal units with varying models of psychosocial service provision. Design: The study used a cross-sectional survey design. Logistic regression a... Read More about Examining patient distress and unmet need for support across UK renal units with varying models of psychosocial care delivery : a cross-sectional survey study.

An exploration of the multiple motivations for spending less time at work (2020)
Journal Article
Balderson, U., Burchell, B., Kamerade, D., Wang, S., & Coutts, A. (2021). An exploration of the multiple motivations for spending less time at work. Time and Society, 30(1), 55-77. https://doi.org/10.1177/0961463x20953945

This article makes a significant empirical contribution to our understanding of why people in the United Kingdom without childcare responsibilities actively reduce or limit the amount of time they spend in paid employment. We show how the negative as... Read More about An exploration of the multiple motivations for spending less time at work.

From mobike to no Bike in Greater Manchester : using the capabilities approach to explore Europe’s first wave of dockless bike share (2020)
Journal Article
Sherriff, G., Adams, M., Blazejewski, L., Davies, N., & Kamerade, D. (2020). From mobike to no Bike in Greater Manchester : using the capabilities approach to explore Europe’s first wave of dockless bike share. Journal of Transport Geography, 86, 102744. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2020.102744

Globally, bike share schemes are an element of a rapidly changing urban transport landscape. Whilst many docked schemes are now embedded in cities around the world, the recent explosion of dockless systems provides an opportunity to evaluate claims t... Read More about From mobike to no Bike in Greater Manchester : using the capabilities approach to explore Europe’s first wave of dockless bike share.

Cut hours, not people : no work, furlough, short hours and mental health during COVID-19 pandemic in the UK (2020)
Working Paper
Burchell, B., Wang, S., Kamerāde, D., Bessa, I., & Rubery, J. 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 to close or scale back activity. To avoid that cliff edg... Read More about Cut hours, not people : no work, furlough, short hours and mental health during COVID-19 pandemic in the UK.

Communities as ‘renewable energy’ for health care services? A multi-methods study into the form, scale, and role of voluntary support for community hospitals in England (2019)
Journal Article
Paine, A., Kamerade-Hanta, D., Mohan, J., & Davidson, D. (2019). Communities as ‘renewable energy’ for health care services? A multi-methods study into the form, scale, and role of voluntary support for community hospitals in England. BMJ Open, 9(10), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030243

Objective To examine the forms, scale and role of community and voluntary support for community hospitals in England. Design A multi-methods study. Quantitative analysis of Charity Commission data on levels of volunteering and voluntary income fo... Read More about Communities as ‘renewable energy’ for health care services? A multi-methods study into the form, scale, and role of voluntary support for community hospitals in England.

A shorter working week for everyone : how much paid work is needed for mental health and well-being? (2019)
Journal Article
Kamerāde, D., Wang, S., Buchell, B., Balderson, U., & Coutts, A. (2019). A shorter working week for everyone : how much paid work is needed for mental health and well-being?. Social Science and Medicine, 241, 112353. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2019.06.006

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, trade unions, employers and mass media, is a shorter working we... Read More about A shorter working week for everyone : how much paid work is needed for mental health and well-being?.