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IES’ Stephen Bevan joins Working With Cancer in a voluntary capacity to raise awareness of working during and after cancer17 Sep 2019
A joint announcement from IES and Working With Cancer regarding Stephen Bevan's voluntary ambassadorship
10 Sep 2019
In his latest blog, IES Director Tony Wilson reflects on the new labour market statistics, highlighting mixed messages overall and signs of trouble ahead
5 Sep 2019
Ed Griffin reflects on the plight of the rebel Conservative MPs facing a life outside politics and the need for employers and HR professionals to exercise clarity on where duty finishes and compassion begins.
4 Sep 2019
Institute Director Tony Wilson responds to today’s Spending Round announcements
21 Aug 2019
In his latest blog, Stephen Bevan delves into the past to find that today's discourse on retirement age echoes that of the 1950s.
8 Aug 2019
Stephen Bevan and Sally Wilson reflect on the meteoric rise of Mental Health First Aid but question the level of evidence that underpins the initiative.
‘Operation Preparation’: parallels between the UK’s business and employment planning for Brexit and WWII5 Aug 2019
Many Brexit supporters argue that the UK survived WWII so can thrive after Brexit, Peter Reilly’s latest blog looks at the extent to which this parallel holds water in terms of the business and employment consequences.
26 Jul 2019
Ed Griffin considers the significant HR challenge surrounding the Johnson government's plans to recruit 20,000 new police officers.
25 Jul 2019
Institute Director Tony Wilson highlights five priorities that Amber Rudd, who remains as Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, should tackle under the new Boris Johnson-led government.
Labour Market Statistics, July 2019: Another record breaking month, driven by the self-employed and older workers16 Jul 2019
Tony Wilson, Director of the Institute for Employment Studies (IES), comments on the July 2019 release of ONS labour market statistics.