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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
In his latest blog, IES Director Tony Wilson reflects on the new labour market statistics, delivering another record breaking month. However, beneath the headline grabbing statistics there's evidence of big changes in employment trends.
10 Jul 2019
With the changing nature of work resulting in greater numbers of career changes, Liz Hey and Rosie Gloster consider the ways both employees and employers can improve career engagement in the workplace.
3 Jul 2019
Ed Griffin reflects on the need for HR practitioners to take their foot off the accelerator and admire the evidence-based landscape, before it vanishes in the rear view mirror.
27 Jun 2019
Stephen Bevan considers the latest Department of Work and Pensions survey summary -looking at how employers are managing employee absence, health and wellbeing.
25 Jun 2019
Duncan Brown questions if the trust has gone from the HR function and how employers and HR can rebuild a trusting, high performance, high commitment 'ideal'.