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An Ordinary Working Family? And Good Work Nottingham

Nottingham Civic Exchange

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Join us for the first of four events exploring the context for Good Work Nottingham. This first event will set the scene by highlighting the personal experiences behind the need for us to champion Good Work for all.

  • From: Thursday 31 January 2019, 5.30 pm
  • To: Thursday 31 January 2019, 7 pm
  • Location: Newton Building, Lecture Theatre 7, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Goldsmith Street, Nottingham, NG1 4FQ
  • Booking deadline: Thursday 31 January 2019, 5.00 pm
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Event details

We will be hosting the premiere of 'An Ordinary Working Family?' which explores the life of one Ordinary Working Family in Nottingham as they deal with the economic insecurity they face during their day to day life and the resilience shown in the face of these challenges. This short documentary will be followed by a panel debate hosted by Nottingham Civic Exchange and question and answer session on how to provide good work for all across Nottingham.

Panel Members

  • John Kinnear, Head of Programmes at the Family Holiday Association
  • Rachel Quinn, Careers, Employability & Inclusion Manager at D2N2 LEP
  • Clifford Stevenson, Associate Professor at Nottingham Trent University
  • Dawn Elliott, Co-Chair of Nottingham Citizens Action Team on Work and Wages and Regional Officer at the Royal College of Nursing

We will be holding three further events in this series. Please save the dates.

The current picture of employment in Nottingham – what does this mean for our city? 

Wednesday 27 March, 8-9:30am

What does the data tell us about Nottingham’s employment and work? How far do we have to go to create a good work city? Join us to decipher the numbers and explore the employment trends across the region.

Designing work that makes us healthy and happy

Thursday 8 May, 5:30 – 7pm

What your employer and you can do to create a good work environment, and how might you measure it. Join us to discuss workplace wellbeing exploring how organisations can improve their workplaces to create good job environments and cultures.

Making Bad work Good

w/c 8 July, 10 - 5pm

Stories of bad work have become common in the media but how accurate are they? How does a city like Nottingham ensure everyone has meaningful and fulfilling work? Join us for a day-long conference on this important issue during our final event of the series.

Full details of Good Work Nottingham can be found online. Don’t forget to share and tell us what you think via #GoodWorkNotts


5 - 5:30: Arrival

5:30: Welcome and context-- Dr Paula Black

5:40: Film introduction

5:45: Film Premiere

6:00: Panel Discussion

6:50: Good Work Nottingham programme introduction and next steps

7:00: Close

Booking information

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Location details


Nottingham Trent University
City Campus
Goldsmith Street

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