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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.
24 May 2021
Stephen Bevan and Barbara Wilson consider how employers can do better at supporting cancer survivors returning to work.
18 May 2021
Today’s data gives the clearest indication yet that the labour market is turning the corner. But long-term unemployment is continuing to rise sharply and young people are continuing to suffer most in this crisis.
30 Apr 2021
Zofia Bajorek details strategies for remote line management and the role of HR in supporting line mangers now and in the future.
20 Apr 2021
While the headlines will focus on the slight dip in the unemployment rate, the bigger story is the continued crisis for young people.
25 Mar 2021
Cristiana Orlando highlights the urgent need for employers to tailor mental health support for young people in the workplace.
23 Mar 2021
Today’s figures, coming on the anniversary of the first lockdown, give us some welcome news that the labour market may be starting to recover.
Working from home one year on: valuable lessons have been learnt and now it’s time for employers to listen23 Mar 2021
Zofia Bajorek considers learning points from the year-long 'working from home experiment' highlighting the need for employers to adapt to the increasing demand for flexible working in a post-lockdown environment.
22 Mar 2021
In a long read to mark one year since the start of the national lockdown, IES Director Tony Wilson offers his reflections on three big stories in the labour market and what we can learn from these for the recovery.