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Newsletter #10 – April 2023

Would you like to work with us on financial wellbeing and literacy?

The University of East Anglia and RBC Brewin Dolphin have come together in a Knowledge Transfer Partnership to gain insight into Brewin’s chargeable Business-to-Business (B2B) scheme that looks to educate individuals in financial literacy across the UK via their employer.   

Applications are invited for the post of Financial Wellbeing Researcher (Knowledge Transfer Partnership Associate), employed by the University, to work in collaboration with Brewin Dolphin on a highly rewarding and stimulating project to combine the latest academic research on financial literacy, financial wellbeing, and programme evaluation with an exciting opportunity to inform Brewin Dolphin’s longer-term strategy for a Financial Wellbeing offering.

For more details visit:  

Everyone can make a better space for trans people in the workplace

New research led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) highlights some of the challenges that trans and non-binary staff can face at work but also shows how even seemingly small actions can create a more inclusive environment for better wellbeing.  

You can read the plain English blog article here:  

You can read the open access academic journal article here:

Have you listened to our new podcast series yet? (podcast #2 out now!)

Our second podcast came out on 15th March. George Challouma from Marina Bay Café talks with Helen Fitzhugh about the Good Jobs Project and how to retain staff in public-facing roles. Listen for his positive take on training up young workers to face the future.

Next podcast (with Steve Kerridge of Cambridgeshire Constabulary, talking about hybrid working research and practice) out on 26th April!  

You can find the podcast series on all good podcast directories (iTunes, Spotify, Amazon Music etc.), direct from our website Professional development – (scroll down to podcast section) or on Buzzsprout  

Still not sure how to make the most of the Evolve toolkit?

Here are videos on: 1) What the Evolve Workplace Wellbeing toolkit is and 2) What is in the toolkit As well as a list of 3 ways people make use of the toolkit. (If you have already made use of the Evolve Workplace Wellbeing toolkit, calculator or guide, we’d love to hear from you for guest spots in our explainer videos. Please use our contact form to send us contact details!)  


* 12th-14th April 2023 – Dr Helen Fitzhugh will be presenting a paper on the Good Jobs Project at the British Sociological Association annual conference in Manchester. Say hello to Helen if you will be attending!
* 28th April 2023 – Financial wellbeing business breakfast at UEA – hear from a panel from Citizens Advice and RBC Brewin Dolphin on the need for greater financial literacy in the UK adult population, especially now during the cost-of-living crisis.

Sign up here: NBS Business Breakfast : Improving Financial Wellbeing in Adult UK Workers Tickets, Fri 28 Apr 2023 at 07:30 | Eventbrite


In this section we compile interesting other evidence-informed links on workplace wellbeing that we have found interesting.
The following is not produced by the Evolve Workplace Wellbeing team.  

A provocative look at the evidence on the four day week from Michael Sanders for the What Works Centre for Wellbeing Findings from four-day work week trial – should we be sceptical? – What Works Wellbeing  

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