GUIDE TO TAKING PART IN THIS SURVEY

Who is conducting this survey?
This survey is being conducted by the Public Interest Research Unit (charity number: 1017 1919).
Please click here for the researchgate page of the researcher conducting the study.   


Protecting your anonymity
To protect your anonymity and the anonymity of anyone referred to in your answers:

  • The researcher will anonymise all data to help hide the identity of participants and others.
  • Survey participants are asked to not include the real names of people or organisations in their answers. And no real names will be used in the research report or elsewhere.
Study purpose
This qualitative survey research aims to provide insights into:

  • The impacts of employment laws on UK workers and employing organisations;
  • The strengths and weaknesses of current employment rights and how their effectiveness can be increased; and
  • The possible impacts of leaving the EU on workers' rights.
The findings will be used in the writing of reports and articles aimed at informing debates on the future of workers' rights. 

Taking part
This survey is for anyone in the UK or with relevant UK experience. 
  • Please only answer the questions that you want to answer and skip the others.
  • Please provide as much or as little information as you like. But detailed answers could be very useful. 
If you have any questions about this survey, please contact PIRU's researcher at Equalityrightscampaign@outlook.com.

Survey sections

The survey is divided into the following sections. Feel free to skip or address any of them.
  1. Disability discrimination and good practice;
  2. Age, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, union membership etc: Good and bad employment practice;
  3. Daily and weekly rest periods, working hours, and annual leave;
  4. Maternity, paternity, parental, and carers' rights;
  5. Part-time, temporary, and agency work; 
  6. Zero hours contracts and the "gig" economy;
  7. Enforcing your rights;
  8. Your proposals for improvements;
  9. Demographics; and
  10. Getting more involved in the study.
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