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14 Jun 2018
Rosie Gloster considers the low take-up of shared parental leave and what can be done to increase take-up amongst qualifying couples. Drawing on IES research for the Government Equalities Office, Rosie offers analysis of parents' decision-making around parental responsibilities.
7 Jun 2018
During Volunteers Week, Joy Williams looks back on the data and research evidence surrounding volunteering, drawing on IES research on behalf of the Careers & Enterprise Company, and considers what the future could hold as technology impacts on the nature of volunteering.
1 Jun 2018
Marks & Spencer has made headlines recently with news that the company may drop out of the FTSE 100 index. One proposed reason for the organisation's current troubles is its 'inward-looking' culture. Here, Dan Lucy, offers his guidance on what organisation's can do to foster resilience.
31 May 2018
We have offered insights on employment and human resource management for fifty years. In this blog, Jim Hillage considers the challenges of forecasting changes in the labour market and of making informed judgements on the future of work.
17 May 2018
Sally Wilson offers insights on how employers can best approach and navigate mental health campaigns and workplace initiatives to deliver improved employee psychological and mental wellbeing.
15 May 2018
What are the links between employee mental and psychological wellbeing and productivity? Stephen Bevan reflects on IES research on behalf of EEF, The Manufacturers' Organisation.
6 Apr 2018
Is the Apprenticeship Levy in crisis? Becci Newton reflects on progress made in the Levy's first year and offers her insight on the key challenges facing apprenticeships and technical education in the future, including employer engagement and the development of Apprenticeship Standards.
2 Mar 2018
Peter Reilly, IES principal associate, considers what HR functions and HR teams can learn from the NHS, GPs and the commissioning process.
21 Feb 2018
During student volunteering week, Joy Williams, research fellow at IES, presents a timely look at the evidence on the benefits of higher education students taking part in volunteering.
7 Feb 2018
Nigel Meager, institute director, on the government's Good Work Plan and its response to the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices, including new IES research offering analysis of the experiences of individuals working in the gig economy.