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.

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  • Summary: Evaluation of the 2010–13 Fit for Work Service pilots: final report

    Hillage J, Williams M, Marvell R, Shiels C, Gabbay M, Weston K, Humphreys I | Jun 2015 | Department for Work and Pensions

    This report pulls together the available evidence about whether seven extended Fit for Work pilots achieved their aims and in particular their effect on returning sickness absentees to work.

  • Evaluation of the 2010–13 Fit for Work Service pilots: final report

    Hillage J, Williams M, Marvell R, Shiels C, Gabbay M, Weston K, Humphreys I | Jun 2015 | Department for Work and Pensions

    This report presents the available evidence on whether the Fit for Work pilots achieved their aims, in particular, whether the Year 2 and 3 pilots succeeded in providing biopsychosocial support to sickness absentees, improving their health, and helping them to return to work.

  • Workplace policy and management practices to improve the health of employees: Evidence Review 1

    Hillage J, Holmes J, Rickard C, Marvell R, Taskila T, Bajorek Z, Bevan S, Brine J | Jun 2015 | National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

    This report is the first of a series of evidence reviews. It includes evidence from five studies about the way in which supervisors can affect the wellbeing of the people they manage.

  • Workplace policy and management practices to improve the health of employees: Evidence Review 2

    Hillage J, Holmes J, Rickard C, Marvell R, Taskila T, Bajorek Z, Bevan S, Brine J | Jun 2015 | National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

    This report is the second of a series evidence reviews. It reviews studies which examined the effectiveness of organisational interventions that aimed to support line managers to enhance the wellbeing of the people they managed.

  • Workplace policy and management practices to improve the health of employees: Evidence Review 3

    Hillage J, Holmes J, Rickard C, Marvell R, Taskila T, Bajorek Z, Bevan S, Brine J | Jun 2015 | National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

    This report presents the third of a series of evidence reviews and is a qualitative review of non-intervention studies which explore the workplace factors that facilitate or constrain the ability of line managers to enhance the wellbeing of the people they manage.

  • Workplace policy and management practices to improve the health and wellbeing of employees

    Jun 2015 | National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

    This guideline makes recommendations on improving the health and wellbeing of employees, with a particular focus on organisational culture and context, and the role of line managers.

  • Infographic: Effective talent and succession management

    Hirsh W | Jun 2015 | Institute for Employment Studies

    Infographic summarising Wendy Hirsh's framework and top tips, as published in her new 2-page guide: Effective talent and succession management.

  • Effective talent and succession management

    A framework for thinking about your own approach

    Hirsh W | Jun 2015 | Institute for Employment Studies

    The first paper in our new HR Essentials series focuses on talent and succession management. It offers the practitioner two elements of support on just two pages: 1. A framework for thinking about your own approach. 2. Ten practical tips for developing and implementing a successful approach.

  • Evaluating the evidence on employee engagement and its potential benefits to NHS staff: a narrative synthesis of the literature

    Bailey C, Madden A, Alfes K, Fletcher L, Robinson D, Holmes J, Buzzeo J, Currie G | Jun 2015 | National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)

    This research aimed to evaluate evidence and theories of employee engagement within the NHS and the general workforce to inform policy and practice.

  • Employment Conditions in the International Road Haulage Sector

    Broughton A, Curtarelli M, Bertram C, Fohrbeck A, Hinks, R, Tassinari A | Jun 2015 | European Parliament

    This study on employment conditions in international road haulage aims to provide the EP EMPL Committee with information about trends in the employment conditions of drivers in this sector. In particular, it aims to review whether the current regulatory framework is achieving the desired balance between market integration and social protection of workers, and what steps can be taken to ensure this balance in the future.