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Evaluation of the Realising Opportunities programmeMar 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies
This infographic presents the key findings from the IES evaluation of Realising Opportunities, a unique collaboration of leading, research intensive universities, working together to promote fair access and social mobility of students from groups underrepresented in higher education.
A literature reviewArmstrong M, Brown D | Feb 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies
This IES and CIPD report pulls together the evidence on the impact of Strategic Human Resources Management (SHRM) on the performance of employers, their employees and wider society.
Optimising the talents of diverse thinkersHey Z, Iceton L, Callen A, Gray H, Goldman A | Feb 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies, River & Mercantile Group, Auticon
Ian Iceton, Amanda Callen, Helen Gray, Adam Goldman and Liz Hey's slides from IES HR workshop 'Capitalising on neurodiverse talent', 7 February 2019.
Collins D, Toomse-Smith M, Comanaru R, Fenton C, Gloster R, Silcock D, Dodd T | Feb 2019 | Department for Work and Pensions
What are the most appropriate and cost-effective means to get policy-relevant evidence on people’s behaviours and attitudes towards planning and preparation for later in life?
Interim ReportCapuano S, Cockett J, Gray H | Feb 2019 | Low Pay Commission
This paper describes the data and methods used for the identification and estimation of the effects of the introduction of the National Living Wage (NLW) and the upratings of the National Minimum Wage (NMW) on employment and working hours, with a special emphasis on the impact on young people.
Jan 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies
IES' annual series of reflections on contemporary employment concepts and challenges continues, with essays from our team of researchers and consultants.
Final reportBevan 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.
IES Perspectives on HR 2019Brown 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 ProgrammeWilliams 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.
Response from the Institute for Employment Studies, January 2019Jan 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.