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Entrepreneurship skills: literature and policy review (2015)
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Snowden, N., Johnson, S., Mukhuty, S., Fletcher, B., & Williams, T. (2015). Entrepreneurship skills: literature and policy review. Department of Business, Innovation & Skills

BIS research paper no. 236

Evaluating the business impact of social science (2013)
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Orr, K., Sturgeon-Adams, L., Terry, M., Smith, R., Bettany, S., & Johnson, S. (2013). Evaluating the business impact of social science

The University of Hull is pleased to submit this proposal to the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to undertake a study of the impact on business of social science. The research will be undertaken by a team from the University’s Busin... Read More about Evaluating the business impact of social science.

Ageing skills and participation in work-related training in Britain : assessing the position of older workers (2010)
Journal Article
Canduela, J., Dutton, M., Johnson, S., Lindsay, C., McQuaid, R., & Raeside, R. (in press). Ageing skills and participation in work-related training in Britain : assessing the position of older workers. Work, employment & society : a journal of the British Sociological Association, 26(1), 42-60. doi:10.1177/0950017011426303

Policy makers have introduced a number of measures to encourage older workers to stay in the labour market, with improving access to training a particular priority. Policy action appeared justified by evidence that older workers are less likely to pa... Read More about Ageing skills and participation in work-related training in Britain : assessing the position of older workers.

Sector variations in SMEs use of external business advice (2010)
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Webber, D. J., Johnson, S., & Fargher, S. (2010). Sector variations in SMEs use of external business advice. Local Economy, 25(4), (339-355). doi:10.1080/02690942.2010.498959. ISSN 0269-0942

This paper uses employer survey data to identify whether and why the probability that a firm uses external advice varies across sectors. The results suggest that the probability of a firm using external advice does vary across sectors and these secto... Read More about Sector variations in SMEs use of external business advice.

Labouring and learning towards competitiveness: the future of local labour markets after Harker, Leitch and Freud (2008)
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Nunn, A., & Johnson, S. (2008). Labouring and learning towards competitiveness: the future of local labour markets after Harker, Leitch and Freud. Local Economy, 23(2), (122-137). doi:10.1080/02690940801976190. ISSN 0269-0942

In 1999 Geddes and Newman highlighted five key tensions in New Labour's adoption of the 'new centrist' approach to Local Economic Development (LED). This article reflects on the continuing relevance of these tensions in relation local labour markets... Read More about Labouring and learning towards competitiveness: the future of local labour markets after Harker, Leitch and Freud.


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