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Jun 2018

Annual Conference 2018: HR's role in creating organisation agility

Our conference this year will consider how organisations can act swiftly as both planned and unexpected situations arise in an increasingly fast-moving world. Join us in October to discover the latest research and develop your organisation's agility.

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21 Aug 2018

50 years on from IES' foundation and some Directorial reflections

Reflections on the UK labour market, employment research and informing policy-making. Nigel Meager, IES Director, reflects on his time at the Institute and what has changed as we celebrate our 50th year.

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21 Aug 2018

A big juggle: what can employers and policymakers do to support working carers?

Sally Wilson offers insight on support for working carers, drawing on findings from IES' evaluation of the Carers in Employment project, on behalf of the Social Care Institute for Excellence.

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Support for working #carers, parents' return to work decisions, innovation in the #NHS and much more. Read our late…

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