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Rediscovering ‘Banana Time’ in the Knowledge EconomyBevan S | Oct 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies
Stephen Bevan explores the benefits of being an explicitly more ‘conversational’ company in an ever more complex knowledge-based economy.
Technical ReportMaher J, Toomse Smith M, Pollard E, Williams M, Hunt W, Green M, Huxley C | Sep 2019 | Department for Education
The report looks at the financial position of higher education students in England in the academic year 2014 to 2015.
Parry E, Battista V, Williams M, Robinson D, Takala H | Sep 2019 | Forces in Mind Trust
This report examines the transition that female Service Leavers (SLs) make from the Armed Forces into civilian paid employment.
A randomised control trial to evaluate two training methodsWilson S, Martin A, Edwards M, O'Sullivan M | Sep 2019 | RSSB
The research, led by IES on behalf of RSSB, has found face-to-face and e-learning training to be equally effective methods for training line managers in supporting staff with mental health problems. The study is the first randomised controlled trial of its kind to compare the two mental health training for line managers formats.
Bryson A, Forth J, Gray H, and Stokes L | Sep 2019 | IZA Institute of Labor Economics
Focusing on private sector workplaces in Britain, this report investigates whether the employment of older workers has implications for workplace performance.
Aug 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies
Drew Morris' slides from IES HR workshop 'Unlocking talent through social mobility', 18 July 2019, London
Lucy, D | Aug 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies
Dan Lucy's slides from IES HR workshop 'Unlocking talent through social mobility', 18 July 2019, London
Pilot and feasibility study on the sustainability and effectiveness of results for European Social Fund participants using counterfactual impact evaluationsCiffolilli, A., De Castris, M., Kluve, J., Naldini, A., Paggiaro, A., Pompili, M., Capuano, S., Gray, H. and Broughton, A. | Jul 2019 | European Commission Directorate-General for Employment Social Affairs and Inclusion
The ‘Pilot and feasibility study on the sustainability and effectiveness of results for ESF participants using CIEs’ is aimed at assessing the feasibility of counterfactual impact evaluation (CIE) as an advantageous evaluation method of ESF...
IES’ research approach and emerging findingsEdwards, M | Jun 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies
Megan Edwards' slides from IES HR workshop 'Line managers and their role in employee wellbeing', 20 June 2019, London
Are the squeezed middle too squeezed?Bajorek, Z | Jun 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies
Zofia Bajorek's slides from IES HR workshop 'Line managers and their role in employee wellbeing' , 20 June 2019, London