We 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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Aug 2023 | Institute for Employment Studies
This briefing note sets out analysis of the Labour Market Statistics published on 15 August 2023.
A Report for the London Local Skills Improvement PlanWilliams M, Wilson T, Muir D, Talbot J, Brindle B | Aug 2023 | Central London Forward
This report sets out the skills needs of employers in central London, and how the skills system could better meet those needs.
Supporting young people's transitions into good workOrlando C | Aug 2023 | Institute for Employment Studies
Slides from Cristiana Orlando's presentation at the Public Policy Exchange conference, Tackling Youth Unemployment: Closing the Skills Gaps & Ensuring Employment Opportunities For All.
Obesity stigma and employment in SpainCampbell B, Bajorek Z, Bevan S, Muir D | Aug 2023 | Institute for Employment Studies
In this report (published in both English and Spanish) we are focusing on obesity stigma and discrimination in employment in Spain.
Evaluation of time-limited provision of Individual Placement and Support for people with moderate to mild mental and physical health conditions in primary careNewton B, Gloster R, Dorsett R, Cockett J, Gooch B, Benson A, Crowley J, Windle K | Jul 2023 | Department for Work and Pensions / Department of Health & Social Care
These reports contain the detailed findings, analysis and explanation of the methodologies for the Health-led Trials, a large scale randomised-controlled trial testing time-limited provision of Individual Placement and Support for people with moderate to mild mental and physical health conditions in primary care.
Campbell B, Dave A, Patel R, Plowden Roberts C, Wilson T | Jul 2023 | Institute for Employment Studies
This report presents findings from the first six months of the Commission’s work, comprising a major Call for Evidence that received around one hundred responses; twenty consultation events, workshops and focus groups; and an extensive review of the literature around ‘what works’ in employment support.
Apprenticeships, basic skills training, life skills training, mentoring/coaching, off-the-job training and on-the-job training
Summary report of the Network Meta-Analysis conducted for the Youth Employment Toolkit and supplementary qualitative and contextual findings on these interventionsTaylor D, Featherston R, Ott E, Rowland J, Newton B, Shlonsky, A. | Jul 2023 | Youth Futures Foundation
This summary report presents findings from a Rapid Evidence Assessment commissioned as part of the development of the Youth Futures Foundation’s first Youth Employment Toolkit.
Rapid evidence assessment technical reportNancarrow A, Muir D, Rosolin B, Orlando C, Newton B, Rowland J, Ott E (CEI), Shlonsky (Monash University) | Jul 2023 | Youth Futures Foundation
The main aim of this review was to examine the impact of wage subsidies on youth employment, and particularly the employment of disadvantaged or marginalised young people, in high-income countries.
Jul 2023 | Institute for Employment Studies
This briefing note sets out analysis of the Labour Market Statistics published on 11 July 2023.
Allen A, Mansour J | Jul 2023 | ReAct / Institute for Employment Studies
The Timewise Change Agent programme was developed to help Restart providers increase participants’ access to fair flexible working from day one. An evaluation of the programme involved an online survey and virtual interviews with a sample of delegates.