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  • Slides: Obesity at work: Challenging the last 'acceptable' form of discrimination

    Bowman J | Jun 2021 | European Association for the Study of Obesity

    Jacqueline Bowman's slides from the IES Annual Conference 2021: Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An employee lifecycle perspective, 10 June, 2021

  • The impact of Covid-19 on part-time employees

    How they’ve been affected and why they must be included in the jobs recovery

    Cockett J, Ebanks-Silvera D, Ben-Galim D, Stewart E | Jun 2021 | Timewise Foundation

    This new report from Timewise Foundation is based on Labour Force Survey research from IES and explores the specific impact of the pandemic on part-time employees, and sets out what needs to be done to ensure they are not left behind.

  • HR leadership in complexity and change

    Varney S | Jun 2021 | Institute for Employment Studies

    Resources from the presentation: HR leadership in complexity and change by Dr Sharon Varney, IES Principal Associate, May 19 2021. 

  • Caring without sharing

    Single parents’ journeys through the Covid-19 crisis (final report)

    Clery E, Dewar L, Papoutsaki D | May 2021 | Gingerbread/ Institute for Employment Studies

    This research sought to assess the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on single parents, focusing on single parent workers who were not defined as ‘essential workers’ and so were likely to face the greatest challenges in terms of needing to work and care simultaneously during this period.

  • Labour Market Statistics, May 2021

    May 2021 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This briefing note sets out analysis of the Labour Market Statistics published on 18 May 2021.

  • New ways of working

    IES Perspectives on HR 2021

    Poole K | May 2021 | Institute for Employment Studies

    Kathy Poole, Director of People at Wellcome Trust details the thought processes and challenges around adopting flexible working patterns for a large organisation in a post Covid-19 working world.

  • The shape of things to come: A look at the future landscape for employers

    IES Perspectives on HR 2021

    Ranasinghe U | Apr 2021 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This paper, written from an employment lawyer's perspective, looks at how the events of 2020 have impacted the future employment landscape in the UK.

  • Labour Market Statistics, April 2021

    Apr 2021 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This briefing note sets out analysis of the Labour Market Statistics published on 20 April 2021.

  • Improving understanding of the demand for and supply of skills in the West London labour market

    Newton B, Masundire C, Hounsome P, Turner J, Dent A, Cockett J, McGrath D, Williams M | Apr 2021 | Institute for Employment Studies / Rocket Science

    This report delivers insights into skills demand and supply in the West London labour market, and to develop a tool to bring together the available datasets.

  • Report of the trustees and financial statements for the year ending 31 March 2021

    Mar 2021 | Institute for Employment Studies

    A summary of the annual financial statements and Institute activity in the last 12 months, up to 31 March 2021.