Sustainable livelihood UK

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This article focuses on information specific to the United Kingdom. Please see our Sustainable livelihood page for a topic overview.

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Research[edit | edit source]

Co-production by people outside paid employment, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Findings, June 2006

Sustainable income standards: Towards a greener minimum? Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Donald Hirsch et al., December 2011

The Work Foundation, not-for-profit organisation involved in research, some of which may concern aspects of sustainable livelihood, eg quality of working life, low carbon jobs, etc. W

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Mumbles promenade at Verdi's -

Oct 19 Wales news: 'Pilot universal basic income and shorter working weeks in Wales' [1]



May 22 UK Climate news: Much shorter working weeks needed to tackle climate crisis [2]


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Nov 1 A basic income for everyone? Yes, Finland shows it really can work, Aditya Chakrabortty [3]

Bread Funds: A pioneering model of self-organising among the self-employed, Apr 25 [4]

The case for a three-day weekend is clear – let’s start planning now, Caroline Lucas and Jonathan Bartley, Apr 4 [5]


Preparing for the future of work is where a real Labour revival starts, Dec 27 [6]

What it will take to truly transform the ‘gig economy’, Oct 31 [7]

The fetishisation of work is making us miserable. Let’s learn to live again, Anna Coote, Oct 26 [8]

The future of work as a building block of change, Oct 23 [9]

Meet the real Daniel Blakes – video, Oct 21 [10]


We need a human resource revolution, December 11 [11]

Group of student legal volunteers overturn 95% of DWP 'fit to work' decisions they take on, Sep 2 [12]

Strivers and skivers? We’re all in this together, Elena Blackmore, April 13 [13]


Working isn't working, Matthew Taylor, October 29 [14]

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November 2 - 8 Living Wage Week

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Allow people who make a living from the land to live where they work.

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local information can be found, or shared, via our many UK location pages


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Work-life balance

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