Beyond pay, how can key worker job quality be improved? And how are children coping?

Key workers among lowest paid, and many suffer from poor job quality tooDr Matt Barnes, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Sociology at City, University of London, and Co-Director of the City Q-Step Centre.New research suggests key workers do face lower pay than the average worker. And many of them also suffer from lower job quality, particularly in terms of the amount and timing of hours worked. Read moreLife on hold: children’s wellbeing in lockdownDr Louise moore is Senior Researcher at The Children’s Society working on children’s wellbeing.

Encouragingly, 84% of children in UK said overall, they had coped with the changes. The areas where they had coped less well were: with not seeing friends & family: 37% and 30% scored below the midpoint for these items respectively. Read more

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