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21 Jul 2021
Today’s figures show that the jobs recovery continued to pick up pace through spring as restrictions eased. As we expected, the single-month estimate of job vacancies for June was the highest figure ever recorded, smashing the previous record and driven by rises across nearly all industries.
16 Jul 2021
Zofia Bajorek details the legal, moral and business cases for employers to prioritise workplace health programmes for staff living with overweight and obesity.
2 Jul 2021
In this webinar we outline the final findings from the What Works in Youth Employment Partnerships research.
28 Jun 2021
The ongoing pandemic has created many challenges for nurseries and speech and language therapy teams. With their research, Anneka Dawson & Clare Huxley are working to highlight which interventions are having the greatest impact in helping children learn how to communicate and interact with their peers and adults.
18 Jun 2021
Zofia Bajorek summarises the recent IES annual conference on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: an employee lifecycle perspective.
17 Jun 2021
Cristiana Orlando details the challenges in developing effective youth employment partnerships and introduces a new set of IES resources that aim to support services looking to design and develop, or improve delivery, of youth employment interventions through effective partnership.
15 Jun 2021
Today’s figures confirm that the jobs market is making a strong recovery. Payrolled employment added nearly 200 thousand in the month of May alone, its fastest rise on record, while May saw nearly 900 thousand vacancies in the economy, one of its highest figures ever.
14 Jun 2021
In light of a forthcoming IES report exploring how values can be made a reality in organisations, Astrid Allen reflects on the importance of embedding values that are meaningful, arguing that it is more important to avoid a shared mindset, than to encourage it.
In conversation with young people: opportunities and challenges for good quality work in a post-pandemic world1 Jun 2021
Cristiana Orlando shares insights from her work with young people, looking at the issue of good quality work and the roles young people could have in shaping policies that directly affect their employment and wellbeing.
25 May 2021
Zofia Bajorek considers the physical toll that long working hours can have on the human body - and what can employers do to address a better work/life balance where workplace flexibility and hybrid working patterns are increasing in popularity.