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5 Jul 2018
In a guest blog for IES, celebrating the 70th anniversary of the NHS, Dean Royles, director of human resources and organisational development at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, reflects on his career, and offers his thoughts on the future of our health service.
27 Jun 2018
Charlotte Zealley summarises our responses to the UK Government's consultations on modern working practices, including our view on the limitations of rights without enforcement and considerations of the long-term impact of new forms of working, such as those found in the gig economy.
14 Jun 2018
Rosie Gloster considers the low take-up of shared parental leave and what can be done to increase take-up amongst qualifying couples. Drawing on IES research for the Government Equalities Office, Rosie offers analysis of parents' decision-making around parental responsibilities.
7 Jun 2018
During Volunteers Week, Joy Williams looks back on the data and research evidence surrounding volunteering, drawing on IES research on behalf of the Careers & Enterprise Company, and considers what the future could hold as technology impacts on the nature of volunteering.
1 Jun 2018
Marks & Spencer has made headlines recently with news that the company may drop out of the FTSE 100 index. One proposed reason for the organisation's current troubles is its 'inward-looking' culture. Here, Dan Lucy, offers his guidance on what organisation's can do to foster resilience.
31 May 2018
We have offered insights on employment and human resource management for fifty years. In this blog, Jim Hillage considers the challenges of forecasting changes in the labour market and of making informed judgements on the future of work.
17 May 2018
Sally Wilson offers insights on how employers can best approach and navigate mental health campaigns and workplace initiatives to deliver improved employee psychological and mental wellbeing.
15 May 2018
What are the links between employee mental and psychological wellbeing and productivity? Stephen Bevan reflects on IES research on behalf of EEF, The Manufacturers' Organisation.
30 Apr 2018
IES paper suggests that HR is failing to make performance and development conversations effective. It rightly says that line managers should have better performance and development conversations with the staff that work for them, but is not yet doing what is needed to help this happen.
6 Apr 2018
Is the Apprenticeship Levy in crisis? Becci Newton reflects on progress made in the Levy's first year and offers her insight on the key challenges facing apprenticeships and technical education in the future, including employer engagement and the development of Apprenticeship Standards.