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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’.
11 Jan 2019
Tony Wilson, director of the Institute for Employment Studies (IES), responds to Amber Rudd’s speech on universal credit, 11 January 2019.
10 Jan 2019
Becci Newton reflects on IES analysis of data relating to gender and ethnicity in apprenticeships, and how pay gaps exist even from this early stage of labour market entry.
9 Jan 2019
The latest pause to Universal Credit may not be all it seems – but could it create the opportunity that we need to fix it? Tony Wilson, Institute Director, reports in his latest blog.
7 Jan 2019
Stephen Bevan, IES Director of Employer Research and Consultancy looks at the new NHS 10-year plan and sets out the key workforce strategy issues which will also need to be addressed.