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Brown D | Jul 2021 | Institute for Employment Studies
Duncan Brown highlights a key trend resulting from and given strong stimulus by the Covid-19 pandemic, with huge potential to shape the future work and influence of the HR profession: the rise of environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) investing.
Are employers playing their part?Bajorek Z, Mason B, Edwards M, Bevan S | Jul 2021 | Institute for Employment Studies
This report is the second output of the PURPOSE programme (Promoting Understanding and Research into Productivity, Obesity Stigma and Employment). The programme, funded by Novo Nordisk, focusses on improving national productivity levels via better employment and labour market outcomes for those living with overweight or obesity.
Jul 2021 | Institute for Employment Studies
This briefing note sets out analysis of the Labour Market Statistics published on 15 July 2021.
Embedding organisational valuesMason B, Allen A, Hirsh W | Jul 2021 | Institute for Employment Studies
This report presents the findings of a review of the existing literature on techniques for embedding organisational values, alongside practical examples from organisations who have effectively embedded their values.
The future of the employment deal: What will the ‘new normal’ look like in a post-pandemic world of work?
IES Perspectives on HR 2021Lucy D | Jul 2021 | Institute for Employment Studies
This paper looks at the psychological contract of the employment deal and how HR is well placed to shape collaboratively with employees a shared understanding of what an employment deal may broadly resemble in the 'new normal'.
Cockett J, Wilson T | Jun 2021 | Institute for Employment Studies
This briefing note sets out new analysis of online job postings, drawing on vacancy data held by Adzuna.
Insights from higher education providers and sector expertsPollard E, Vanderlayden J, Alexander K, Borkin H, O’Mahony J | Jun 2021 | Department for Education
The Department for Education commissioned IES, Advance HE and the Careers Research and Advisory Centre to engage with the higher education sector to gain an institutional perspective on the main issues around student mental health and wellbeing.
Mason B, Edwards M, Bajorek Z, Bevan S | Jun 2021 | Centre for Ageing Better
IES research on behalf of the Centre for Ageing Better highlights that more support is needed for employees to manage health conditions in the workplace.
IES Perspectives on HR 2021Brown D | Jun 2021 | Institute for Employment Studies
Forecasting the future of pay and reward is difficult at the best of times. This report looks at how reward professionals can navigate the post-pandemic landscape, to build a new and better normal.
A guide to improve practice and case study collectionOrlando C | Jun 2021 | Institute for Employment Studies
The 'What Works in Youth Employment Partnerships’ guide and case study collection are the first outputs from a three-year Health Foundation-funded project led by IES on improving access to good quality work for young people.