The benefits and drawbacks of employment and self-employment have long been debated. Using a survey questionnaire, these authors take a closer look at what it means for the engagement of workers, their job satisfaction, as well as their wider wellbeing.
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Rachel Suff, Employment Relations and Diversity Adviser (Europe)
Rachel Suff joined the CIPD as a policy adviser in 2014 to increase the CIPD’s public policy profile and engage with politicians, civil servants, policy-makers and commentators to champion better work and working lives. An important part of her role is to ensure that the views of the profession inform CIPD policy thinking on issues such as health and wellbeing, employee engagement and employment relations. As well as conducting research on UK employment issues, she helps guide the CIPD’s thinking in relation to European developments affecting the world of work. Rachel’s prior roles include working as a researcher for XpertHR and as a senior policy adviser at Acas.
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