Publications

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  • Weekly vacancy analysis: Vacancy trends in week ending 7 June 2020

    Wilson T, Papoutsaki D, Williams M | Jun 2020 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This is the ninth in a series of weekly briefings exploring changes in vacancies since the Covid-19 crisis began. The work is funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and uses vacancy data collected by Adzuna (www.adzuna.co.uk) – one of the largest online job search engines in the UK. This briefing covers vacancies up to Sunday 7 June 2020 and includes new analysis of changes in vacancy levels by occupation.

  • Weekly vacancy analysis: Vacancy trends in week-ending 31 May 2020

    Cockett J, Gray H, Papoutsaki D, Williams M, Wilson T | Jun 2020 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This is the eighth in a series of weekly briefings exploring changes in vacancies since the Covid-19 crisis began. The work is funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and uses vacancy data collected by Adzuna (www.adzuna.co.uk) – one of the largest online job search engines in the UK. This briefing covers vacancies up to Sunday 31 May 2020 and includes new analysis of the changes in unemployment claims per vacancy.

  • Early Years Toolbox

    Pilot Report

    Dawson A, Stokes L, Huxley C, Runge J, Takala H, Manzoni C, Hudson-Sharp N, Williams C | May 2020 | Education Endowment Foundation (EEF)

    An evaluation of the Early Years Toolbox, a set of iPad-based assessment tools suitable for use with young children by early years staff. It includes eight game-like assessment apps that aim to capture abilities that research has shown to be the most predictive of later academic, social, emotional, cognitive, and life outcomes.

  • Weekly vacancy analysis: Vacancy trends in week-ending 24 May 2020

    Papoutsaki D, Cockett J, Gray H, Williams M  | May 2020 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This is the seventh in a series of weekly briefings exploring changes in vacancies since the Covid-19 crisis began. This briefing covers vacancies up to Sunday 24 May 2020 and includes new analysis of the changes in unemployment claims per vacancy.

  • Evaluation of the Careers Leader Training

    Williams J, Akehurst G, Alexander K, Pollard E, Williams C, Hooley T | May 2020 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This research explores how well the Careers Leader model was working in schools and colleges and how far the training supports new and existing Careers Leaders to establish themselves in a leadership position within their school or college and successfully implement a Gatsby-inspired careers programme.

  • Weekly vacancy analysis: Vacancy trends in week-ending 17 May 2020

    Williams M, Cockett J, Gray H, Papoutsaki D | May 2020 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This is the sixth in a series of weekly briefings exploring changes in vacancies since the start of the Covid-19 crisis. This briefing covers vacancies up to Sunday 17 May 2020 and includes new analysis of the changes in unemployment claims per vacancy.

  • Strategic HRM in Practice: Case Study

    G’s Fresh Group and the Farm of the Future

    Brown D | May 2020 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This is the latest case study in our Strategic HRM in Practice project which aims to research whether and how employers are making a strategic approach to people management a successful reality in today’s fast moving and challenging contexts.

  • Securing a place for young people in the nation’s economic recovery

    May 2020 | Institute for Employment Studies

    The paper, written jointly by Youth Employment UK, the Youth Futures Foundations, Impetus, The Prince’s Trust and IES, sets out practical proposals to ensure that young people are supported during the current crisis and can share in the economic recovery.

  • Labour Market Statistics, May 2020: Analysis of Claimant Count data

    Wilson T | May 2020 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This briefing note sets out analysis of the Claimant Count data published this morning (19 May). The Claimant Count is a measure of the number of people claiming benefits principally for the reason of being unemployed. The statistics released today relate to claimants as at 9 April 2020, so approximately three weeks after the Covid-19 crisis began.

  • Help Wanted: Getting Britain Back to Work

    May 2020 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This paper has been written in collaboration between IES and a range of other organisations, experts and partners in employment and social policy. It sets out evidence- and practice-based proposals for the employment and labour market response to this crisis.