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.

 
  • Darkening skies? IES Perspectives on HR 2017

    Mar 2017 | Institute for Employment Studies

    In acknowledgement of current turbulent times, the Institute has published a collection of articles addressing today’s pressing issues for organisations. Pulling together existing research and their own insights and experiences from working with organisations, the team of researchers and consultants have offered their reflections on how leaders and HR practitioners can successfully navigate the imminent challenges.

  • Young people in low level vocational education: characteristics, trajectories and labour market outcomes

    De Coulon A, Hedges S, Nafilyan V, Speckesser S | Mar 2017 | Centre for Vocational Education Research

    This report engages with the ongoing debate around young people's transitions from school to work and offers insights on the biographies and labour market outcomes of learners in low level vocational education.

  • Accelerated degrees in higher education: Case study report

    Huxley C, Green M, Swift S, Pollard E | Mar 2017 | Department for Education

    This report presents the findings of case studies conducted by IES on behalf of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills in 2016, which aimed to present a picture of how accelerated degrees were currently being delivered in the UK and identify examples of good practice.

  • Accelerated degrees in higher education: Literature review

    Pollard E, Hadjivassiliou K, Swift S, Green M | Mar 2017 | Department for Education

    This literature review considers undergraduate accelerated degrees and aims to establish whether such degrees are an alternative and flexible mode of study.

  • Credit transfer in higher education

    A review of the literature

    Pollard E, Hadjivassiliou K, Swift S, Green M | Mar 2017 | Department for Education

    This Rapid Evidence Assessment literature review, conducted by IES on behalf of the Higher Education Directorate of the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (now part of the Department for Education), considers the current thinking and research about credit transfer as a method to support flexibility of study in Higher Education (HE).

  • Teachers working longer review: annex B - employment practice

    Pollard E, Swift S, Fohrbeck A, Cox A, Crumbie A, Stock D, Curry C | Feb 2017 | Department for Education

    This report produced by IES in partnership with Pensions Policy Institute on behalf of the Department for Education offers a Rapid Evidence Assessment of the published literature on the broad employment context of supporting teachers to work longer.

  • Slides: Values-based recruitment

    Tyler E | Feb 2017 | Institute for Employment Studies

    Elaine Tyler's event slides from IES HR Network workshop 'Getting value from your values', 23 February 2017.

  • Slides: Developing and using a Values and Behaviours Framework: Case study

    Coleman K | Feb 2017 | Plan International

    Karen Coleman's event slides from IES HR Network workshop 'Getting value from your values', 23 February 2017.

  • Slides: Organisational 'values': What are they and where do they come from?

    Hirsh W | Feb 2017 | Institute for Employment Studies

    Wendy Hirsh's event slides from IES HR Network workshop 'Getting value from your values', 23 February 2017.

  • Fulfilling work: What do older workers value about work and why?

    Marvell R, Cox A | Feb 2017 | Centre for Ageing Better

    This report presents the findings of research conducted by IES on behalf of the Centre for Ageing Better into what workplace and job-related factors make employment fulfilling for older workers.