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.

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  • Not just any job, good jobs! Youth voices from across the UK

    A report for the Health Foundation's 'Young People's Future Health Inquiry'

    Orlando C | Nov 2021 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This report takes a youth-centred approach to explore young people’s perspectives on what good quality work and support mean to them and the impact of the pandemic on their perceptions and experiences of work.

  • Career Deflection

    Exploring diversity, progression and retention in engineering

    Cockett J, Williams M, Pollard E, Garner O, Cook J | Nov 2021 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This report presents the findings of a study to explore diversity in engineering and how this has changed over the last 10 years.

  • Labour Market Statistics, November 2021

    IES | Nov 2021 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This briefing note sets out analysis of the Labour Market Statistics published on 16 November 2021.

  • The dopamine dividend: in the mood for employee happiness?

    Bevan S | Nov 2021 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This paper looks at why emotion and mood at work has become such a commodity and explores the science behind the explosion of mood tracking apps.

  • Shaping the rail environment to encourage healthy behaviours

    A good practice guide

    Wilson S, Edwards M, Mason B, Akehurst G, Patel R | Nov 2021 | RSSB

    This guide has been created for those who are responsible for influencing employee wellbeing in the rail environment.

  • Effective implementation of behaviour change techniques to influence health in the rail environment

    Wilson S, Edwards M, Mason B, Akehurst G, Patel R | Nov 2021 | RSSB

    This research aims to understand the influences within the rail work environment that contribute to unhealthy behaviours and identify effective solutions to enable employees to make positive health choices

  • Skills Bootcamps process evaluation

    Williams J, Newton B, Allen A, Lanceley L, Garner O, Cook J, Clarke V, Suarez S, Neary S, Blake H, Clarke L | Oct 2021

    A process evaluation commissioned by the Department of Education to track the implementation of Wave 1 of the Skills Bootcamps (employer-led training initiatives).

  • A better future: Transforming jobs and skills for young people post-pandemic

    Williams J, Alexander K, Wilson T, Newton B, McNeil C, Jung C | Oct 2021 | IES/IPPR

    This research, carried out by IES and IPPR, explored the impact of the pandemic on young people, the prospects for future employment growth and how youth employment and participation can be increased.

  • Labour Market Statistics, October 2021

    Oct 2021 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This briefing note sets out analysis of the Labour Market Statistics published on 12 October 2021.

  • Barristers' Working Lives 2021

    A report for The Bar Council

    Williams M, Pike G | Sep 2021 | Institute for Employment Studies/ Employment Research Ltd

    The 2021 survey of the Bar profession is the latest in the series of surveys of barristers’ working lives.