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.

 
  • Bridging the gap: an evidence-based approach to employee engagement

    Bridging the gap: an evidence-based approach to employee engagement

    IES Perspectives on HR 2018

    Edwards M | Sep 2018 | Institute for Employment Studies

    Organisations need to recognise that there are different levels of employee engagement and distinguish between job engagement and organisational engagement. In doing so, how can employers and HR then leverage this distinction to meet desired business outcomes more effectively?

  • Building the business case for employee financial wellbeing

    Building the business case for employee financial wellbeing

    IES Perspectives on HR 2018

    Rickard C | Aug 2018 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This paper considers how organisations can build the business case for employee financial wellbeing and offers practical guidance to HR and senior leaders in this area.

  • Money Advice Service What Works Fund: IES project final evaluation report

    Money Advice Service What Works Fund: IES project final evaluation report

    Aug 2018 | Institute for Employment Studies (IES)

    This report presents the findings from an IES study funded by the Money Advice Service and conducted in 2017-18. The study trialled IES and Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) employee financial wellbeing guidance in organisations and aimed to build a business case for support on employee financial wellbeing.

  • Change capability in the agile organisation

    Change capability in the agile organisation

    IES Perspectives on HR 2018

    Carter A, Varney S | Jul 2018 | Institute for Employment Studies

    With organisations being encouraged to embrace 'agile', this IES paper considers the challenges of large-scale change, and how organisations can become both change-ready and change-capable, in order to thrive in today's fast-paced environment.

  • Supporting line managers to foster engagement

    Supporting line managers to foster engagement

    Robinson D | Jul 2018 | NHS Employers

    This briefing paper, produced by IES on behalf of NHS Employers, offers guidance to HR and senior leaders in the NHS on how line managers can relate to their direct reports in an engaging, motivating manner.

  • Understanding the conditions for successful mental health training for managers

    Understanding the conditions for successful mental health training for managers

    Mental health training programmes and methods for line managers

    Wilson S, Martin A, Spiegelhalter K | Jun 2018 | Rail Safety and Standards Board

    This report presents the findings of research conducted by IES to consider the best way to support the rail industry to begin to train line managers in the rail industry on aspects of mental health and wellbeing.

  • Summary of response to Employment Status Consultation - Submission from the Institute for Employment Studies, May 2018

    Summary of response to employment status consultation

    Submission from the Institute for Employment Studies, May 2018

    Jun 2018 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This paper contains a summary of the IES response to the government's consultation on employment status, which sought views on whether the recommendations in Matthew Taylor's review of modern working practices could achieve more clarity for employers when determining employment status.

  • Response to consultation on measures to increase transparency in the UK labour market. Submission from the Institute for Employment Studies, May 2018

    Response to consultation on measures to increase transparency in the UK labour market

    Submission from the Institute for Employment Studies, May 2018

    Jun 2018 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This paper contains our response to the government's consultation on measures to increase transparency in the labour market, which sought views on the recommendations in Matthew Taylor's Review of Modern Working Practices.

  • Barristers' Working Lives 2017: Harassment and bullying report

    Barristers' Working Lives 2017: Harassment and bullying report

    Jun 2018 | The Bar Council

    This report presents a selection of findings from IES' survey of barristers on behalf of The Bar Council. Focusing on three areas of the findings from the 2017 Working Lives survey, it explores the prevalence and nature of reports of harassment, bullying and discrimination.

  • Slides: LSE: Gender pay gap reporting

    Marrow L | Jun 2018 | London School of Economics and Political Science

    Lisa Morrow's slides from IES HR workshop 'Gender pay reporting: what now?', 21 June 2018.