Participant information

Contact your city for more information

If you are interested in taking part or have questions, please contact the researcher for your area over either text, WhatsApp or email.

We will then arrange a short call to tell you more about the project and answer any questions


Professor Vanessa Beck

University of Bristol 


Phone:  07774 746208


Dr Vanessa Fuertes

University of West Scotland 


Phone: 07824 162045

Bristol and Salford

Dr Levana Magnus

University of Bristol 


Phone: 07824 162175

How much will I get?

You will get £110 vouchers in total.

Conversation 1 £20 (2023)
Catch up 1    £20 (2024)
Catch up 2 £20 (2024 or 2025)
Conversation 2   £50 (2025)

What voucher can I choose?

You can choose from single store vouchers (including ASDA, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Costa) or a multi-store voucher. Multi-store vouchers much be used online. Our researchers will ask you for your preference.

Important things to know

Taking part is voluntary. It is completely up to you to take part in the research.  

You can change your mind at any time. We hope that being part of the research is a positive experience. But you are free to withdraw your consent without providing a reason at any time.

What will happen to the information I give you?

Your involvement will be kept confidential. Nothing which could identify you or your place of work, will be used in any presentation or publication. This includes any quotes.

Our researchers will analyse what you and other underemployed workers say. These findings will be written up in reports or other publications. The findings will be shared with employers and policy makers to spread awareness of the challenges experienced by underemployed workers.

Keeping your information secure and confidential is our priority. The research project follows strict data protection laws and regulations. All personal data, contact details, and what you say will be stored securely on password protected devices.

If you are interested in taking part, we will give more detail on how we look after your information.