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17 Aug 2021
Today's figures show that the recovery continued to gain momentum through the spring as restrictions eased.
4 Aug 2021
IES is delighted to announce the appointment of Claire Campbell as their new Director of HR Research and Consulting.
21 Jul 2021
Today’s figures show that the jobs recovery continued to pick up pace through spring as restrictions eased. As we expected, the single-month estimate of job vacancies for June was the highest figure ever recorded, smashing the previous record and driven by rises across nearly all industries.
2 Jul 2021
In this webinar we outline the final findings from the What Works in Youth Employment Partnerships research.
15 Jun 2021
Today’s figures confirm that the jobs market is making a strong recovery. Payrolled employment added nearly 200 thousand in the month of May alone, its fastest rise on record, while May saw nearly 900 thousand vacancies in the economy, one of its highest figures ever.
24 May 2021
Stephen Bevan and Barbara Wilson consider how employers can do better at supporting cancer survivors returning to work.
18 May 2021
Today’s data gives the clearest indication yet that the labour market is turning the corner. But long-term unemployment is continuing to rise sharply and young people are continuing to suffer most in this crisis.
20 Apr 2021
While the headlines will focus on the slight dip in the unemployment rate, the bigger story is the continued crisis for young people.
23 Mar 2021
Today’s figures, coming on the anniversary of the first lockdown, give us some welcome news that the labour market may be starting to recover.
Labour Market Statistics, February 2021: 500 thousand ‘excess’ redundancies in 2020 and long-term youth unemployment near 200 thousand – highest since 2016.23 Feb 2021
Comment from IES Director Tony Wilson on today's labour market statistics.