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9 Dec 2019
Ed Griffin, IES Director of HR Consultancy and Research, reviews the main manifesto employment pledges and considers both the opportunities and challenges for HR in light of promised mass job creation.
6 Dec 2019
Ahead of the general election, IES Deputy Director Becci Newton considers the three main political manifestos and what it means for the UK's education and skills system.
2 Dec 2019
With the General Election just round the corner, Tony Wilson highlights the different solutions the three manifestos propose regarding current and future employment issues.
18 Nov 2019
James Cockett, IES Research Economist, goes on a mission to the Low Pay Commission to present his research on the the National Living Wage.
13 Nov 2019
Excessive alcohol consumption causes 17 million sick days each year. Guest blogger Lauren Booker challenges you to test your knowledge of alcohol. Do you know your limits?
November jobs figures: Not much news is good news – but signs that women and young people are losing out as recruitment slows12 Nov 2019
Tony Wilson considers the latest employment statistics and highlights a labour market where women, young people and the most disadvantaged may be losing out.
31 Oct 2019
Duncan Brown considers the diametrically opposed headlines and interpretations that can be gleaned from the latest pay gap data
22 Oct 2019
Dafni Papoutsaki reflects on the changing youth labour market and the challenges facing many younger people in search of good quality employment.
October jobs figures: Largest drop in employment since 2015 and falling youth employment signals trouble ahead15 Oct 2019
Institute Director Tony Wilson considers October's labour market statistics and highlights the significance of the largest quarterly fall in employment since 2015.
9 Oct 2019
To mark World Mental Health Day, Zofia Bajorek considers the new Britain Get Talking campaign and how it could be used to restart mental health conversations at work.