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15 Apr 2016
As new research confirms that the social mobility gap remains ten years after graduating, Emma Pollard outlines why employers are not doing enough to tackle the problem.
17 Mar 2016
During National Apprenticeships Week, Jonathan Buzzeo discusses the evidence from IES's new research for Centrepoint and whether government policy changes will help the hardest-to-reach young people.
8 Mar 2016
On International Women's Day, Duncan Brown considers the reactions to the gender pay reporting requirements, and asks why we're not getting started already.
25 Feb 2016
Professor Stephen Bevan, currently Director of Research at The Work Foundation and an Honorary Professor at Lancaster University, is to return to IES as Head of HR Research Development.
22 Feb 2016
In response to these uncertain times, we have published a collection of articles urging organisations to consider both general and strategic HR issues, as well as specific challenges.
17 Feb 2016
Nigel Meager, director of the Institute for Employment Studies, comments on the latest ONS Labour Market Statistics.
11 Feb 2016
Rachel Marangozov questions the evidence about the existence of 'welfare tourism' and finds it lacking.
10 Feb 2016
This paper from IES explores what mindfulness is, potential benefits for organisations and their employees, and offers guidelines for creating a more mindful workplace, plus a helpful list of resources.
26 Jan 2016
Duncan Brown digs into the UK’s productivity and engagement problems. Why is it happening and what can be done to resolve the current engagement 'crisis'?
20 Jan 2016
All HR professionals need to understand the basics of organisation design, according to the author of a new guide published by the Institute for Employment Studies.