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26 Jan 2023
Abbie Winton, Claudia-Plowden Roberts and Jade Talbot set out the actions that government need to take, in order to close the gender pension gap and ensure that women are supported during their working lives.
16 Jan 2023
Cristiana Orlando, Abbie Winton and Kate Alexander, examine employers’ perceptions and experiences of youth employment, how they compare to young people’s own experiences, and how this can inform policy and practice around good quality youth employment.
Organisational diversity & inclusion strategies: reflections from a diversity & inclusion specialist5 Jan 2023
After a long career spent helping organisations achieve the goals set out in their diversity and inclusion strategies, IES Principal Associate Rob Barkworth turns his attention to questioning how and why the objectives they are aiming for, were chosen in the first place.
19 Dec 2022
Ahead of a week of continued industrial action across multiple sectors, Duncan Brown reflects on what these disputes teach us about reward and employment and what employers can learn from the UK's winter of discontent.
13 Dec 2022
Today’s figures are broadly flat overall. Employment remains around three hundred thousand below where it was before the pandemic, while economic inactivity is more than half a million higher.
12 Dec 2022
In light of recent IES research into the gender pensions gap, Abbie Winton, Claudia Plowden Roberts and Jade Talbot consider what action can be taken by employers, to support the future savings capacity of women across different life stages.
7 Dec 2022
Alison Carter reflects on her experience of helping a young person with dyslexia and autism look for casual work and considers what employers can do to create an environment that is more inclusive and supportive of neurodiversity.
2 Dec 2022
This webinar introduces our new Commission on the Future of Employment Support, which is being hosted by IES with funding and support from abrdn Financial Fairness Trust.
The potential role quality part-time work could play in reducing poverty and solving the inactivity crisis1 Dec 2022
Daniel Muir and Charlotte Edney highlight the potential business benefits of creating part-time, flexible jobs, and the impact these would have on the poverty rates and benefit claims of those able to find such work.
24 Nov 2022
In this companion blog to her recently published HR Network paper, Zofia Bajorek looks at ways in which organisations can help support line manager wellbeing.