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UK personal and economic wellbeing: three questions to ask

UK personal and economic wellbeing: three questions to ask

Today's blog comes from Deborah Hardoon, Head of Evidence at the Centre, and is a reflection on this week's release from the Office for National Statistics, showing little movement in personal wellbeing in the UK between April 2018 to March 2019. Economic wellbeing...

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Will that Lamborghini make me happy?

Does owning a ‘high status’ good like a luxury car make us happier? In today’s blog Tony Beatton, Honorary Research Fellow at the Institute for Social Science Research, sets out why the wellbeing gains are temporary and one-upmanship will erode any...

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Does volunteering make us happier or do happy people volunteer?

This week’s guest blog is from Will Watt, Head of Product at Jump, a social enterprise that measures and values social impact. Here, Will outlines findings from Jump’s newly released report Happy Days which examines new data and larger sample sizes to understand the...

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Disability, physical activity and wellbeing

This week’s guest blog - the third in our Measuring Wellbeing series that focuses on improving the wellbeing of people with disabilities - comes from Leanne Wightman, coordinator of the Get Yourself Active project, run by Disability Rights UK. The project...

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Co-production: a key component for wellbeing

Lauren Pennycook is a Senior Policy and Development Officer at the Carnegie UK Trust. Lauren manages the Trust’s Embedding Wellbeing in Northern Ireland project, which seeks to support Community Planning Partnerships to implement a wellbeing outcomes approach.  ...

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