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.

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  • Weekly vacancy analysis: Vacancy trends in week-ending 10 May 2020

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

    This is the fifth in a series of weekly briefings exploring changes in vacancies since the Covid-19 crisis began. This week's briefing includes analysis to Lower Tier Local Authority level and recommendations for government actions around employment support.

  • COVID-19 toolkit

    Covid-19: Practical guidance for the HR professional

    Griffin E | May 2020 | Institute for Employment Studies

    A guide designed to help HR professionals navigate through the unprecedented challenges presented by the Covid-19 pandemic. Focused around three phases organisations may need to manage their responses – React, Recover and Renew.

  • Weekly vacancy analysis: Vacancy trends in week-ending 3 May 2020

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

    This is the fourth in a series of weekly briefings exploring changes in vacancies since the Covid-19 crisis began. This week’s briefing includes new analysis of changes in vacancies by the productivity level of the local area.

  • Weekly vacancy analysis: Vacancy trends in week-ending 26 April 2020

    Cockett J, Papoutsaki D, Williams M, Wilson T,  | May 2020 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This is the third in a series of weekly briefings exploring changes in vacancies since the Covid-19 crisis began. This briefing covers vacancies up to Sunday 26 April 2020 and includes new analysis of the changes in vacancies by salary levels.

  • Weekly vacancy analysis: Vacancy trends in week-ending 19 April 2020

    Papoutsaki D, Cockett J, Williams M, Wilson T, | Apr 2020 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This is the second in a series of weekly briefings exploring changes in vacancies since the Covid-19 crisis began. This briefing covers vacancies up to Sunday 19 April 2020 and includes new analysis of the ‘flow’ of new vacancies as well as changes in levels.

  • Working Conditions

    Casual work: Characteristics and implications

    Biletta I, with contributions from multiple IES researchers | Apr 2020 | Eurofound

    This report aims to provide further information on the characteristics of casual work in Europe, focusing on developments in a number of EU Member States.

  • Real time vacancy analysis: Early findings on changes in vacancy levels by local area and job type

    Wilson T, Papoutsaki D, Cockett J, Williams M | Apr 2020 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This Briefing Note is the first of a series exploring changes in vacancies since the Covid-19 crisis began. This briefing presents early findings on how vacancy levels have changed overall, across local areas and by different job types.

  • The Journey from Health and Safety to Healthy and Safe

    Exploring the factors that influence physical and psychological health in safety-critical industries

    Bajorek Z, Lucy D, Bevan S  | Apr 2020 | Institute for Employment Studies

    Shell Shipping & Maritime commissioned IES to research the factors that influence psychological and physical health in the seafaring community, how wellbeing influences adverse incidents and safety at sea, and what interventions could be implemented to improve the wellbeing of seafarers.

  • Supporting disadvantaged young people into meaningful work

    An initial evidence review to identify what works and inform good practice among practitioners and employers

    Newton B, Sinclair A, Tyers C, Wilson T | Apr 2020 | Institute for Employment Studies

    What works when it comes to getting young people from disadvantaged backgrounds into employment? The Youth Futures Foundation has commissioned IES research to help inform practice and policy making at this crucial time for young people.

  • Getting Back to Work

    Dealing with the labour market impacts of the Covid-19 recession

    Wilson T, Cockett J, Papoutsaki D, Takala H | Apr 2020 | Institute for Employment Studies

    The Covid-19 crisis has led to an economic shock that is unprecedented in its size and speed. This report sets out IES’s assessment of the economic challenges that we will face from this crisis, and evidence-based proposals for our labour market response.