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Institute for Research into Organisations, Work and Employment (iROWE)

The Institute for Research into Organisations, Work and Employment (iROWE) aims to engage with stakeholders to help build a fair and equitable future of work.

Work in Lancashire Survey

We have recently launched the Work in Lancashire Survey and are encouraging businesses, managers and employees to help shape the county’s post-pandemic recovery by sharing their insight.

‘’Now is the time to reset and rebuild better and make work even more productive’’

The Work in Lancashire Survey aims to capture the views of all who work in the region, it takes just five minutes to complete and you can access it by clicking the link above.

Remote and Hybrid Working Principles

Re-imagining Good Work: Remote & Hybrid Working Principles for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). This document outlines six practical principles to support remote and hybrid working.

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Our institute conducts and disseminates high quality research and engages with key organisations such as the TUC, ISBE, CIPD, ACAS, the RSA and local Government to inform the development of effective workplace practice and employment policy.

Jim McMahon MP Shadow Minister (Housing, Communities and Local Government) (Devolution) with Adrian Wright
Jim McMahon MP Shadow Minister (Housing, Communities and Local Government) (Devolution) with Adrian Wright

Current iROWE projects

Latest news and blogs

The drive for inclusive cultures in tech businesses

Thought leadership piece on the drive for inclusive cultures in technology businesses

Monday 8 March 2021

Reimagining remote work for SMEs

A new set of principles to improve the lives of employees working from home and enhance productivity has been launched by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) and regional partners.

Friday 6 November 2020

Five steps to help you manage your staff when working from home

Dr Adrian Wright, Director of UCLan’s Institute for Research into Organisations, Work and Employment (iROWE) explores how managers can continue to supervise employees during home working.

Sunday 19 July 2020

Protecting jobs key to future growth

Low earners, young people & those already suffering from workplace inequalities are more likely to lose their jobs as a result of the pandemic. Read more here.

Thursday 15 October 2020

‘Building back better’ and ‘levelling up’ must address workplace inequalities

Since the lockdown restriction came into force we have seen huge changes to the way we work and live.

Thursday 23 July 2020

Contact us:

General Enquiries:

Tel: +44 (0)1772 894537 | Email: iroweresearch@uclan.ac.uk

Director: Dr. Adrian Wright