Publications

Publications graphicWe author and publish a range of resources to keep you up to date with the latest developments in employment, labour market and human resource policy and practice.

Most publications are free to access, but there is a small charge for our own latest reports.

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  • Shared Parental Leave: The new regulations in a nutshell

    Mercer M | Mar 2015 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This paper offers a concise summary of the key facts you need to implement the new Shared Parental Leave and Pay regulations. It also offers an insight into the questions being asked by employers, and what they are doing to address the issues raised.

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    Impact evaluation of the Employer Investment Fund and Growth and Innovation Fund: baseline qualitative findings

    Cox A, Williams J, Aston J | Mar 2015 | UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES)

    This is the first year interim research report on the findings from a series of seven qualitative case studies. The report forms part of a multi-year evaluation assessing the impact of the two investment programmes: the Employer Investment Fund (EIF) and the Growth and Innovation Fund (GIF).

  • Evidence Review on Regulation Culture and Behaviours

    Wilson S | Mar 2015 | Food Standards Agency

    IES was commissioned to carry out an evidence review to better understand the culture and behaviours in businesses and enforcement bodies, as well as the communication between these two groups that facilitate or inhibit compliance with regulation. This review is an update to the findings in the 2010 report, which examines the relevant evidence that has accumulated over the last four years.

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    What is mindfulness

    Liz Hall | Mar 2015 | Editor, Coaching at work; Author, 'Mindful Coaching'

    Liz Hall's slides from the IES HR Network event 'Mindfulness at work', on 17 March 2015

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    Workplace applications of mindfulness

    Alison Carter | Mar 2015 | Institute for Employment Studies

    Alison Carter's slides from the IES HR Network event 'Mindfulness at work', on 17 March 2015

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    What are the pros and cons of mindfulness at work

    Alison Carter | Mar 2015 | Institute for Employment Studies

    Alison Carter's slides from the IES HR Network event 'Mindfulness at work', on 17 March 2015

  • Management and Leadership Development: Business Benefits for Jersey

    Final Report

    Tamkin P, Williams M | Mar 2015 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This report seeks to explore management and leadership skills and the development of management and leadership capability in Jersey based organisations. It draws on a previous piece of work undertaken by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and reported in 20121. The questionnaire used in the Jersey research deliberately draws on many of the questions used in the ‘2012 CMI’ survey to allow comparison and benchmarking.

  • Infographic: Interim findings on the Apprenticeships Trailblazers

    Newton B, Gloster R, Miller L, Buzzeo J | Mar 2015 | Institute for Employment Studies

    The Apprenticeship Trailblazers aim to achieve greater employer ownership of Apprenticeship training. IES was commissioned to lead an evaluation of the early Trailblazers. This infographic highlights the key points of a report published this week by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, revealing the interim findings.

  • Evaluation of the Apprenticeship Trailblazers: Interim report

    Newton B, Gloster R, Miller L, Buzzeo J | Mar 2015 | Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

    A report on the apprenticeship trailblazers one year on from the launch of the first standards in March 2014.

  • Restructuring in the public sector

    ERM Annual Report 2014

    Celikel-Esser F, Hurley J, Storrie D, Gerogiannis E, Broughton A | Mar 2015 | European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound)

    The European Restructuring Monitor’s annual report for 2014 explores the rapid transformation of the public sector in Europe since the onset of the financial crisis in 2008.