IES staff are very active beyond the commissioned project work they do, with national and international speaking and chairing engagements.

See any of our researchers’ individual activities on their profile pages.


  • Turning Labour Market Information into Intelligence

    Hillage J, What is Working, East Anglian Training Consortium, Cambridge, February 1998

  • The Implications of Current Employment Trends for Careers in the New Millennium

    Hillage J, EATC Regional Conference for Independent Schools, East Anglian Training Consortium and Bedfordshire Careers Centre, Cambridge, January 1998

  • The Labour Market Future for Young People

    Hillage J, Current Careers Education and Guidance Developments for Headteachers, Principals and Senior Managers, Norfolk Careers Services, Norfolk, January 1998

  • How useful are competencies?

    Hirsh W, Competencies for Competitiveness, Economist Conferences, London, January 1998

  • Chairperson

    Hillage J, EOC Conference on Gender and Skills, IES/EOC, London, January 1998

  • Active Labour Market Policies in Europe - Recent Trends

    Meager N, Global Economic Changes, Skills and International Competitiveness, Employment Policy Institute/International Labour Office, London, November 1997

  • Health Surveillance in Practice

    Hillage J, Health Surveillance Workshop, HSE/IRS, October 1997

  • Evaluation, Building on Investors

    Hillage J (with Hazel Kirkham, Training & Dev. HDL), People Potential and Performance, Cabinet Office (OPS), Britannia International Hotel, London, September 1997

  • The Case for Investors in People

    Hillage J, IIP Success - Ensuring a Payback, Industrial Relations Services Training, Harrington Hall, London, July 1997

  • Evaluation of Investors in the Civil Service

    Hillage J, Human Resource Strategy Network Meeting, Cabinet Office, Church House, Croydon, July 1997