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.

  • Infographic: Realistic Job Previews

    Carter A | Nov 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This infographic summarises the findings from research conducted by IES into realistic job previews to recruit and retain key professionals. The infographic details best use examples, potential benefits and top tips for employers.

  • Review of Support for Disabled Students in Higher Education in England

    Williams M, Pollard E, Takala H, Houghton AM | Oct 2019 | Office for Students

    Report to the Office for Students by the Institute for Employment Studies and Researching Equity, Access and Participation

  • Young People's Future Health Inquiry

    The quality of work on offer to young people and how it supports the building blocks for a healthy life

    Papoutsaki D, Byford M, Wilson T, Newton B | Oct 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies

    New IES research highlights a job market where young people struggle for secure and rewarding work

  • Experiences of homeless young people in precarious employment

    Research for Centrepoint

    Buzzeo J, Byford M, Martin A, Newton B | Oct 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies

    New IES research highlights a benefit system failing to support homeless young people in precarious employment.

  • The Conversational Company

    The Conversational Company

    Rediscovering ‘Banana Time’ in the Knowledge Economy

    Bevan S | Oct 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies

    Stephen Bevan explores the benefits of being an explicitly more ‘conversational’ company in an ever more complex knowledge-based economy.

  • Student Income and Expenditure Survey 2014/15

    Student income and expenditure survey 2014 to 2015

    Technical Report

    Maher J, Toomse Smith M, Pollard E, Williams M, Hunt W, Green M, Huxley C | Sep 2019 | Department for Education

    The report looks at the financial position of higher education students in England in the academic year 2014 to 2015.

  • Female-Service-Leavers-and-Employment

    Female Service Leavers and Employment

    Parry E, Battista V, Williams M, Robinson D, Takala H | Sep 2019 | Forces in Mind Trust

    This report examines the transition that female Service Leavers (SLs) make from the Armed Forces into civilian paid employment.

  • Understanding the conditions for successful mental health training for managers

    Understanding the conditions for successful mental health training for managers

    A randomised control trial to evaluate two training methods

    Wilson S, Martin A, Edwards M, O'Sullivan M | Sep 2019 | RSSB

    The research, led by IES on behalf of RSSB, has found face-to-face and e-learning training to be equally effective methods for training line managers in supporting staff with mental health problems. The study is the first randomised controlled trial of its kind to compare the two mental health training for line managers formats.

  • Does Employing Older Workers Affect Workplace Performance?

    Bryson A, Forth J, Gray H, and Stokes L | Sep 2019 | IZA Institute of Labor Economics

    Focusing on private sector workplaces in Britain, this report investigates whether the employment of older workers has implications for workplace performance.

  • Slides: Social mobility in the Ministry of Justice

    Aug 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies

    Drew Morris' slides from IES HR workshop 'Unlocking talent through social mobility', 18 July 2019, London