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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Supporting Sussex learners and potential learnersWilliams J, Newton B, Pollard E, Williams C, Williams M | Jan 2021 | Institute for Employment Studies
Sussex Learning Network commissioned IES to lead research into the implementation of a collaborative ‘Pan Sussex’ approach, ensuring all learners and potential learners in Sussex can make effective transitions within education and training as a protective measure against the economic storm created by the Covid-19 pandemic.
IES | Jan 2021 | Institute for Employment Studies
This is the IES submission for the 2021 Budget which will be held on 3 March. It argues that the Budget should prioritise action in eight areas to support a jobs recovery and labour market inclusion.
How employers and recruiters are overlooking the talents of over 50s workersEdwards M, Holmes J, Mason B, Bajorek Z | Jan 2021 | Centre for Ageing Better
This is the first report in a series from Ageing Better’s Good Recruitment for Older Workers (GROW) project.
Living, Learning and Earning LongerOECD Directorate of Employment with IES contributions from Newton B, Bevan S, Vanderleyden J | Dec 2020 | OECD
This report debunks several myths and demonstrates the positive impact of age diversity and inclusion on a firm’s long-term competitive growth and organisational resilience.
Dec 2020 | Institute for Employment Studies
This briefing note sets out analysis of the Labour Market Statistics published on 15 December 2020.
Analysis of quarterly Labour Force Survey dataWilliams M, Cockett J, Boustati A, Ebanks-Silvera D, Wilson T | Dec 2020 | Institute for Employment Studies
This paper sets out analysis of the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, using quarterly and longitudinal Labour Force Survey data covering the period from July to September 2020.
Wages and minimum wages in the time of Covid-19Dec 2020 | International Labour Organization
This report, by the International Labour Organization, examines the evolution of real wages around the world, giving a unique picture of wage trends globally and by region.
Building a stronger foundation for employment rightsBrown D, Holmes J | Nov 2020 | Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
This report works through the issues associated with employment status and assesses the viable methods of simplification and reform on offer.
Improving Inclusion and ProductivityBajorek Z, Bevan S | Nov 2020 | Institute for Employment Studies
This report is the first 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.
Single parents’ journey through the Covid-19 crisis (interim report)Clery E, Dewar L, Papoutsaki D | Nov 2020 | Gingerbread / Institute for Employment Studies
This report looks at the impact of the Covid-19 Crisis on single parents. It focuses on single parent workers who were not defined as ‘critical workers’ and who are likely to have faced the greatest challenges in terms of needing to work and care simultaneously during lockdown.