Publications

Publications graphicWe author and publish a range of resources to keep you up to date with the latest developments in employment, labour market and human resource policy and practice.

All our pdf publications are free to access. Publications for the IES HR Network are embargoed for three months before being circulated publicly.

 
  • Fit for Work: Scoping the feasibility of an impact evaluation

    Fit for Work: Scoping the feasibility of an impact evaluation

    Gonzalez Carreras F J, Speckesser S, Hillage J | Jun 2018 | Department for Work and Pensions

    This report considers the possible approaches that could be pursued to estimate the impact of the assessment and/or Return to Work Plan elements of the Fit for Work service.

  • Fit for Work process evaluation: Technical Annex

    Fit for Work process evaluation: Technical Annex

    Gloster R, Marvell R, Huxley C | Jun 2018 | Department for Work and Pensions

    The technical annex to the Fit for Work process evaluation report, produced by IES on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions, should be read alongside the evaluation report, and contains tables and figures relating to the headline findings.

  • Fit for Work: Final report of a process evaluation

    Fit for Work: Final report of a process evaluation

    Gloster R, Marvell R, Huxley C | Jun 2018 | Department for Work and Pensions

    This report presents the findings from IES' process evaluation of the Fit for Work service. The evaluation of the occupational health assessment and advice service was conducted on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions between September 2015 and May 2017.

  • Barristers' Working Lives 2017

    Barristers' Working Lives 2017

    Barristers' attitudes towards their working lives

    May 2018 | The Bar Council

    This report presents the findings of a survey conducted by IES in partnership with Employment Research Ltd on behalf of The Bar Council.

  • Workforce planning practice

    Workforce planning practice

    Weeks A, Reilly P, Hirsh W, Robinson R, Martin A | May 2018 | Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD)

    This practical guide produced by IES in collaboration with, and on behalf of, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), offers practitioners and business leaders detailed guidance on workforce planning practice.

  • Developing a survey of postgraduate taught students

    Developing a survey of postgraduate taught students

    Pollard E, Gloster R, Griggs J, Comanaru R | May 2018 | The Office for Students

    This report, authored by researchers from IES and NatCen Social Research on behalf of the Higher Education Funding Council for England, offers recommendations for the structure and content of a survey of postgraduate taught study.

  • Slides: Getting the most from performance and development conversations

    Hirsh W | May 2018 | Institute for Employment Studies

    Wendy Hirsh's presentation slides from IES HR workshop 'Getting the most from performance and development conversations', 17 May 2018.

  • Slides: From Performance and Development Reviews to Focus

    Kleboe J, Edwards M | May 2018 | Surrey and Sussex Police and Institute for Employment Studies

    Megan Edwards and Jo Kleboe's presentation slides from IES HR workshop 'Getting the most from performance and development conversations', 17 May 2018.

  • Exploring wellbeing and mental health and associated support services for postgraduate researchers

    Exploring wellbeing and mental health and associated support services for postgraduate researchers

    Metcalfe J, Wilson S, Levecque K | May 2018 | Research England

    This report presents the findings of research conducted by researchers from Vitae, IES and the University of Ghent into the provision of wellbeing and mental health support for postgraduate researchers (PGRs) in UK higher education.

  • Helping employers support their working carers

    Helping employers support their working carers

    Findings and recommendations

    May 2018 | Simply Health/The Work Foundation

    This report published by Simply Health and the Work Foundation is the result of discussions held at a policy workshop held in 2017. IES' senior research fellow, Sally Wilson, fed in to the workshop, which considered the experiences of working carers and how employers and policymakers could offer support to this section of the UK labour market.