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Research during a pandemic: Evaluating interventions in the early years with nursery and school disruption19 Jan 2021
Anneka Dawson details how IES has managed to continue research evaluations for nurseries and schools during the unprecedented disruption of Covid-19.
14 Jan 2021
In a guest-authored blog, Tejal Fatania considers the sources of stress which can be experienced during the Covid-19 pandemic and suggests how employers can minimise negative staff impacts.
11 Jan 2021
Zofia Bajorek highlights the issue of increased alcohol consumption during lockdown and what can employers do to help staff who are using alcohol as a coping mechanism.
Labour Market Statistics December 2020: Record job losses continue to reflect the huge increase in redundancy notices over the summer15 Dec 2020
Comment from IES Director Tony Wilson on today's labour market statistics.
14 Dec 2020
In her latest blog, Cristiana Orlando invites services and partners with a stake in youth employment to become involved in the IES Health Foundation youth employment policy project.
30 Nov 2020
Dr Zofia Bajorek details evidence of pervasive weight-based discrimination throughout the work cycle and the implications for employment outcomes.
25 Nov 2020
Tony Wilson reflects on the just-announced Spending Review, and while there is much to welcome in today's announcements, there is still much to be done to support a strong recovery.
20 Nov 2020
IES Director Tony Wilson looks ahead to next week’s Spending Review, and sets out how we can support job growth and tackle rising unemployment
Labour Market Statistics November 2020: Weak figures driven by continued fall in hiring and spare capacity – more measures needed to support jobs recovery10 Nov 2020
Comment from IES Director Tony Wilson on today's Labour Market Statistics
3 Nov 2020
Cristiana Orlando looks at the impact of Covid-19 on youth unemployment and poor employment practices, highlighting the need for the response to have not just 'any work', but good work at its core.