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26 Mar 2020
With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing millions of us to work from home how is this affecting the UK workforce? With your participation in our Working at Home Wellbeing Survey, we can find out more.
This crisis shows that sick pay and Universal Credit are no longer fit for purpose – here’s five ways that Parliament needs to fix them18 Mar 2020
How will government support the many millions of workers finding themselves off work, sick or in self-isolation? Tony Wilson considers the urgent steps Parliament needs to take in order to protect the public, support those off work and to keep the economy moving.
18 Mar 2020
Tony Wilson reflects on this month's labour market statistics, that provide a timely reminder that we don't lose sight of those already out of work as economic inactivity continues to rise for those with long term health conditions.
26 Feb 2020
Tony Wilson looks at the latest labour market statistics - and while the picture is one of record employment and falling unemployment, more needs to be done to address those with long-term health conditions, furthest from the job market.
January jobs figures: a strong start to the year, but those with health conditions are missing out (and it’s slow progress on ‘levelling up’)22 Jan 2020
Tony Wilson reflects on the latest labour market statistics and highlights the need to support those with health conditions to enter and stay in work.
16 Oct 2019
The Institute for Employment Studies (IES) is today publishing new research exploring young people’s experiences of work and the implications for their future health.
IES research highlights a benefit system failing to support homeless young people in precarious employment9 Oct 2019
New IES research highlights a benefit system failing to support homeless young people in precarious employment.
1 Oct 2019
Kathy Poole, Director of People at the Wellcome Trust, has been appointed as Chair of IES Board of Trustees
IES’ Stephen Bevan joins Working With Cancer in a voluntary capacity to raise awareness of working during and after cancer17 Sep 2019
A joint announcement from IES and Working With Cancer regarding Stephen Bevan's voluntary ambassadorship
Labour Market Statistics, July 2019: Another record breaking month, driven by the self-employed and older workers16 Jul 2019
Tony Wilson, Director of the Institute for Employment Studies (IES), comments on the July 2019 release of ONS labour market statistics.