News & Press
IES experts are available for comment and interviews. Their knowledge and views are supported by independent research and extensive experience.
Contact the Press Office: Email Steve O'Rourke or call 01273 763414
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.
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.
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.
25 Mar 2021
Cristiana Orlando highlights the urgent need for employers to tailor mental health support for young people in the workplace.
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.
4 Mar 2021
To mark World Obesity Day, Stephen Bevan calls for action to tackle the systematic barriers to workplace inclusivity faced by people living with obesity.