Call for participants – Factories of the Future: Digital Platforms for Innovation and Collaboration

The Digital Workplace for Innovation and Participation project (DigiWIP) is looking for experts in business finance, open innovation, entrepreneurship and business policy to discuss existing and future web-based platforms for innovation and collaboration. DigiWIP asks how existing digital platforms can be redesigned to enable new ways of working and collaboration between …

The Midlands Intelligent Mobility Conference

On 30th November Ana Basiri attended the Midlands Intelligent Mobility Conference at Loughborough University. This conference brought together industry, government and academic sectors to review the strategies, challenges and opportunities of making transport services in the UK more intelligent, adaptive, personalised, automated and environmentally friendly. The conference placed travellers and …

Coworking events: Winchester Jelly and Freelance Friday

As part of research into coworking and home-based businesses, Annabelle Wilkins recently participated in two coworking events in Winchester and London. Winchester Jelly is a free event in which freelancers come together for social contact and to work alongside other  home-based workers in a friendly and supportive environment. It is …

How does the style of your home affect your chances of self-employment?

Research by Darja Reuschke on the importance of housing for self-employment has been featured on the Understanding Society website. The research linked data from Understanding Society and the Household Panel Survey. It revealed how a person’s housing situation can affect their chances of entrepreneurism by tracking people over a 20-year period. Read more about …

Calling home-based businesses in Dortmund

The ILS Dortmund is recruiting self-employed workers and business owners who work mainly from home or use their home as the base for their business, in the Kreuzviertel in Dortmund. If this is you and you are interested in taking part in the research, please contact Cornelia Tippel

From Homeworking to Coworking

Darja Reuschke was invited to give a talk at a workshop on local entrepreneurship and business start-ups in Glasgow on 20th September 2016. The event was part of the CAN DO PLACES campaign supported by the Scottish Government. The event was aimed at local government and policy makers and was …

Home-based Business, Housing and Economic Development

Darja Reuschke was invited to give a seminar at the Luxembourg Institute for Social and Economic Research (LISER) in Esch, Luxembourg, on 2nd November 2016. Darja presented results from her ERC WORKANDHOME project and discussed future research collaboration with LISER. LISER-2-Nov-2016

Home-based businesses

Darja Reuschke gave a seminar on home-based businesses in regional development at the Centre for Economic Development Research (CRED) at the University of Cumbria on 24th February 2015 in Carlisle. @UoCResearch 24th February 2016: “Home-based businesses in regional development?”Speaker: Dr. Darja Reuschke https://t.co/altMgvMYfR — Diane Cox (@dianecox61) February 8, 2016 …