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Labour Market Statistics, February 2019: Beneath the headlines, more work is needed to tackle burning injustices19 Feb 2019
Reflections from Tony Wilson, IES Director, on this month's ONS labour market statistics.
18 Feb 2019
Following a recent publication by the Department for Work and Pensions, our authors offer insights on the UK's ageing working population and discuss implications on employment legislation.
12 Feb 2019
Duncan Brown reflects on Gender Pay Gap reporting's 'patchy progress', and outlines steps employers need to take now if they want to see results.
31 Jan 2019
Anneka Dawson outlines why IES has moved into the pre-16 education research space and how this relates to people's ongoing life chances, including employment.
24 Jan 2019
A new tool calculating the return on investment (ROI) of employee assistance programmes (EAPs) offers employers the chance to take an evidence-based approach to their workforce health efforts.
22 Jan 2019
Reflections from Tony Wilson, IES Director, on the first publication of a new 'alternative' claimant count, the highest ever employment rate, youth unemployment, economic inactivity and much more.
21 Jan 2019
Duncan Brown's paper on UK rewards highlights how many employers' total reward offers do not reflect the economic reality experienced by many UK employees.
16 Jan 2019
Many organisations are hiring chief meaning officer roles. Drawing on IES research, Stephen Bevan highlights how these efforts may be misguided, and not succeed in making work more meaningful for employees.
15 Jan 2019
Dan Lucy argues that talent shortages will be the greatest challenge for HR professionals and employers this year, though this will encourage greater innovation in HR and a stronger focus on 'good work'.
14 Jan 2019
Our response to the government's consultation on ethnicity pay reporting. Unless key differences with gender pay issues are recognised, there is a ‘significant risk’ that reporting ethnicity pay levels could be ‘counterproductive’.