Posted on 10 August 2009 by Andrina Dhillon
The Birmingham Business School at the University of Birmingham obtained funding from the Economic and Social Research Council to conduct the study Ex-MG Rover workers: 3 years on (PDF, 989kb).
The study consisted of a survey of 204 ex-workers conducted via telephone in April 2008, along with in-depth interviews of 30 workers and 30 local and regional practioners and policy makers.
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Posted on 14 November 2008 by Brian MacAulay
As reported by the Economy and Labour Force Bulletin in February, researchers at Birmingham University were undertaking a comprehensive study on the long term impacts of the closure of MG Rover.
The report has now been published and can be downloaded from the Work Foundation (PDF, 890kb).
Filed under: Birmingham, Economic inclusion, Economy & Labour Force, Population & Society, Research | Tagged: Longbridge, MG Rover, Skills, The Work Foundation, unemployment, University of Birmingham | Leave a comment »