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16 Sep 2021
Zofia Bajorek details the latest output from the PURPOSE programme, a toolkit for employers to establish a return-to-workplace plan for employees living with obesity.
2 Sep 2021
With the onset of a new academic year, Anneka Dawson reflects on the progress made with early years research projects undertaken during a succession of lockdowns, and details how the adaptation of evaluation methods can help research be more resilient in the future.
23 Aug 2021
With hybrid working and the desire for greater workplace autonomy becoming more commonplace, Zofia Bajorek considers the use of idiosyncratic deals (i-deals), where special conditions of employment are offered to individual workers.
18 Aug 2021
Beth Mason digs deep, drawing on horticultural references to demonstrate how organisational values can be successfully embedded and grown within the business.
4 Aug 2021
Duncan Brown highlights the issue of ‘excessive inequality’, cited as ‘one of the major challenges of our time’, and considers how organisations and employers can help in addressing the problem of poverty and poor financial wellbeing.
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.
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.
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.