Publications

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  • Designing and testing a return on investment tool for EAPs

    Designing and testing a return on investment tool for EAPs

    Final report

    Bevan S, Bajorek Z | Jan 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies

    How we designed and tested a tool to assess whether investing in Employee Assistance Programmes (EAPs) can deliver a return on investment by reducing sickness absence and preventing mental health problems in the workplace.

  • 2019: a totally rewarding year?

    2019: a totally rewarding year?

    IES Perspectives on HR 2019

    Brown D | Jan 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies

    What can employers and policymakers do to make total rewards a reality for UK employees? In this paper, IES head of HR consultancy, Duncan Brown, analyses trends in total rewards, UK workplaces and the wider economy to consider the state of play on total rewards in UK organisations.

  • Improving access for the most able but least likely: Evaluation of the Realising Opportunities Programme

    Improving access for the most able but least likely: Evaluation of the Realising Opportunities Programme

    Williams M, Mellors-Bourne R | Jan 2019 | Realising Opportunities

    This report presents findings from our evaluation of the Realising Opportunities (RO) programme. RO is a programme for Year 12/13 students with good academic attainment but from disadvantaged backgrounds.

  • Ethnicity pay reporting: consultation response

    Ethnicity pay reporting: consultation response

    Response from the Institute for Employment Studies, January 2019

    Jan 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies

    Our response to the UK Government's consultation on the introduction of mandatory publication of ethnicity employment and pay gap information.

  • Young people's education choices and progression to higher education

    Young people's education choices and progression to higher education

    A comparison of A-Level and Non-A-Level students in Key Stage 5, their subject choices and transitions to university

    Bursnall M, Naddeo A, Speckesser S | Jan 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This study analyses students' choices when leaving Key Stage 4 (KS4) to Key Stage 5 (KS5) for pupils progressing to either academic A-Level or vocational 'Non-A-Level' Level 3 programmes.

  • Evaluation of the Industry Placements Pilot

    Evaluation of the Industry Placements Pilot

    Newton B, Williams J, Francis R, Gloster R, Buzzeo J, Byford M, Spiegelhalter K (IES) Esmond B (iCeGS) | Dec 2018 | Department for Education

    Industry placements will be an integral part of the new T Level programmes. This report presents our evaluation of the industry placements pilots on behalf of the Department for Education.

  • Brexit: retaining talent through change

    Brexit: retaining talent through change

    Bevan S, Lucy D | Nov 2018 | Adecco Group

    What are the options open to employers in responding to potential talent shortages as a consequence of Brexit? We investigate in this paper produced on behalf of the Adecco Group.

  • Linking patient experience and staff experience - common themes from successful trusts

    Linking patient experience and staff experience - common themes from successful trusts

    Robinson D | Nov 2018 | NHS Employers

    This document presents common themes found in four case studies of NHS trusts in the North East of England, considering how trusts link staff experience with patient experience.

  • Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust - staff engagement in improving patient experience

    Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust - staff engagement in improving patient experience

    Robinson D | Nov 2018 | NHS Employers

    This case-study report offers an in-depth look at the work of Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust on its staff engagement agenda, and draws out the link between increased staff engagement and patient experience.

  • Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust - staff engagement in improving patient experience

    Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust - staff engagement in improving patient experience

    Robinson D | Nov 2018 | NHS Employers

    This case-study report offers an in-depth look at the work of Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust on its staff engagement agenda, and draws out the link between increased staff engagement and patient experience.