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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.
Labour Market Statistics, June 2019: No news is good news overall, while employment of older people sets new records11 Jun 2019
Reflections from Tony Wilson, IES Director, on this month's ONS labour market statistics.
16 May 2019
The research, first presented at the 2019 European Association for the Study of Obesity conference, looks to enhance workplace practice surrounding a condition that many believe has reached epidemic proportion and is of global concern.
Mindfulness in the Military: Improving mental fitness in the UK Armed Forces using next generation team mindfulness training14 May 2019
A new study by IES in conjunction with Cranfield University investigates if, and how, mindfulness can be leveraged for strategic benefits; and if team-based mindfulness training can help individuals and teams in defence improve mental fitness and change-readiness.