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


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



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


News and comment[edit]



May 22 UK Climate news: Much shorter working weeks needed to tackle climate crisis [1]


Bread Funds: A pioneering model of self-organising among the self-employed, Apr 25 [2]

The case for a three-day weekend is clear – let’s start planning now, Caroline Lucas and Jonathan Bartley, Apr 4 [3]


Preparing for the future of work is where a real Labour revival starts, Dec 27 [4]

What it will take to truly transform the ‘gig economy’, Oct 31 [5]

The fetishisation of work is making us miserable. Let’s learn to live again, Anna Coote, Oct 26 [6]

The future of work as a building block of change, Oct 23 [7]

Meet the real Daniel Blakes – video, Oct 21 [8]


We need a human resource revolution, December 11 [9]

Group of student legal volunteers overturn 95% of DWP 'fit to work' decisions they take on, Sep 2 [10]

Strivers and skivers? We’re all in this together, Elena Blackmore, April 13 [11]


Working isn't working, Matthew Taylor, October 29 [12]



November 2 - 8 Living Wage Week

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External links[edit]

Work-life balance


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  1. The Guardian
  2. RSA
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  11. openDemocracy
  12. RSA