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.

All our pdf publications are free to access. Publications for the IES HR Network are embargoed for three months before being circulated publicly.

 
  • Slides: Models of Change: A Buyer's Guide

    Varney S | Jul 2017 | Institute for Employment Studies

    Sharon Varney's presentation slides from IES HR Network workshop 'Change management: Elixir or snake oil', 13 July 2017.

  • Slides: Organisational Change: The Shifting Landscape

    Bevan S | Jul 2017 | Institute for Employment Studies

    Stephen Bevan's presentation slides from IES HR Network workshop 'Change management: Elixir or snake oil', 13 July 2017.

  • Effective curriculum practice below level 2 for 16- to 17-year-olds: Good practice case studies

    Annex

    Jul 2017 | Department for Education

    This report provides 12 good practice case studies produced as part of a project to analyse course content and curriculum that most effectively supports the progression of students participating in below Level 2 programmes at the age of 16 (defined as those without 5 A*-C grade GCSEs and who are not yet in a position to succeed at Level 2).

  • Effective curriculum practice below level 2 for 16- to 17-year-olds

    Williams J, Hadjivassiliou K, Marvell R, Green M, Newton B | Jul 2017 | Department for Education (DFE)

    This report provides an analysis of course content and curriculum that most effectively supports the progression of students participating in below Level 2 programmes at the age of 16 (defined as those without 5 A*-C grade GCSEs and who are not yet in a position to succeed at Level 2).

  • Investigation into post-16 occupational standards in international technical education

    Newton B, Everett C, Cotton J | Jul 2017 | Department for Education

    The aim of this study was to explore examples of standards used internationally in order to inform and support the work of the panels of professionals that will take forward the development of the technical routes being introduced in England.

  • Talent management: Learning across sectors (Executive Summary)

    Hirsh W, Tyler E | Jul 2017 | Leadership Foundation for Higher Education

    This summary offers an overview of the full report, which aimed to help leaders in higher education as they address talent management in their own institutions.

  • Talent management: Learning across sectors

    Hirsh W, Tyler E | Jul 2017 | Leadership Foundation for Higher Education

    This report aims to help leaders in higher education as they address talent management in their own institutions.

  • Using behavioural insights to examine benefit claimants’ approaches to training opportunities

    Gloster R, Bertram C, Buzzeo J, Fletcher L, Tassinari A, Cox A, Vlaev I | Jul 2017 | Department for Education

    This study explored the training decisions of benefit claimants in the context of Skills Conditionality and mandation, with the aim of improving attendance at training and ensuring that training opportunities for benefit claimants are based on an understanding of their motivations and the other factors that influence behaviour.

  • Why worry about the 96% drop in EU nurse registrations?

    Marangozov R | Jun 2017 | Institute for Employment Studies

    In this video interview for the IES Brexit Observatory, Rachel Marangozov, a senior research fellow at the Institute for Employment Studies, outlines the key reasons for concern following reports of a 96% drop in EU nurses registering to work in the UK.

  • Employment in privatised utilities: A higher risk of precariousness?

    Study for the EMPL Committee

    Broughton A, Manzoni C | Jun 2017 | European Parliament

    This paper explores the risk of precarious work in privatised utilities, based on data analysis and literature review. It examines the history of privatisation of utilities in the EU including programme countries and the impact that this has had on levels of employment. Moreover, it presents a range of measures to cushion adverse effects.