In this Knowledge Transfer Partnership, Anchor Trust collaborated with the University of Sheffield to identify best practice to recruit and retain care staff working in nursing and residential homes.
All impact case studies (global economy)
- Results: (17)
A study of reinsurance underwriting and broking practices in the London and Bermuda analysed the strengths and weaknesses of face-to-face and electronic trading approaches, highlighting how they affect training and business development.
The Centre for Charitable Giving and Philanthropy has contributed to research exploring proposals for reforming and simplifying tax-effective Gift Aid donations to UK charities.
A scheme introduced by Southampton City Council granted planning permission for a new store - on the condition that the company guaranteed interviews to jobseekers who had completed a pre-employment training course.
Research leading to the development of a simulator for new bus drivers, a psychometric driver assessment, and safety guidelines at bus depots - resulting in substantial cost savings for the bus company.
Award-winning psychological research has underpinned the development of Electronic Financial Advice software which delivers computer-based feedback on financial decisions, leading to commercial research spinouts.
A review of the welfare system to consider ways of enhancing employment, by Professor Paul Gregg from the Centre for Market and Public Organisation, informed the Department for Work and Pensions' white paper on welfare reform.
The Centre for Economic Performance made a significant contribution to the research evidence base for a National Minimum Wage, which has benefitted over 12 million workers.
Findings from the Institute for Fiscal Studies' tax and benefit model of the UK had an important influence on the debate about abolishing the ten per cent income tax band.
Project ADD-UP, a three-year research project examining differences in pay between local workers and expatriate workers, was instrumental in setting up the first global task force to tackle the issue.