Working for a third sector organisation increases life satisfaction
New research has shown that private companies would have to pay their employees an extra £22,000 per year to match the life satisfaction levels that third sector employees already have.
A study carried out by the universities of Southampton and Birmingham has found volunteering has a positive impact on the mental health of people aged over 40 but no effect on the mental wellbeing of young people.
New research that uses the young adult data from Understanding Society finds that despite an overall declining trend in youth alcohol consumption, harmful drinking remains rife in both offices and campuses.
A significant new research project will help policy makers and healthcare providers to understand how ethnic minorities experience harassment and its impact on their lives by making use of Understanding Society data.