News & Press
IES experts are available for comment and interviews. Their knowledge and views are supported by independent research and extensive experience.
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6 Dec 2018
Stephen Bevan discusses how reductions in sickness absence may be masking increases in 'presenteeism' - in turn contributing to the UK's productivity problems.
28 Nov 2018
We discuss how nationally-available data has been used to improve the targeting of employment support for refugee communities.
15 Nov 2018
The draft Brexit withdrawal agreement and what it reveals about freedom of movement. Our director, Tony Wilson, reflects on the effect that this could have on the UK's future immigration system, and the labour market.
14 Nov 2018
HR must undergo a mindset shift in order to reap the benefits from artificial intelligence (AI), according to an IES paper.
12 Nov 2018
New IES research, on behalf of the Careers & Enterprise Company, considers the impact of careers guidance in colleges, with examples of best practice which colleges can integrate into their current activities.
5 Nov 2018
Our response to the announcement of the Department of Health and Social Care’s Prevention Vision, which aims to put prevention at the heart of the UK's health.
29 Oct 2018
Read our response to the Chancellor's Budget, including our views on announcements relating to mental health, skills and Universal Credit.
25 Oct 2018
What will the 2018 Autumn Budget have to say on employment, education and welfare? Our Director, Tony Wilson, offers his expert view.
16 Oct 2018
As the government announces a new consultation on ethnicity pay gaps, IES Head of HR Consultancy, Duncan Brown, unpicks the benefits and challenges of mandatory reporting.
10 Oct 2018
Sally Wilson tracks research and discussion of mental health and wellbeing at work across the fifty years since IES' foundation, and identifies areas where their is still work to be done.