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  • Labour Market Statistics, January 2021

    Jan 2021 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This briefing note sets out analysis of the Labour Market Statistics published on 26 January 2021.

  • Laid low

    The impacts of the Covid-19 crisis on low-paid and insecure workers

    Wilson T, Buzzeo J | Jan 2021 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This is the final report of a mixed methods project exploring the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on low paid workers. The project has been funded by Standard Life Foundation.

  • Covid class of 2020, and beyond

    Supporting Sussex learners and potential learners

    Williams J, Newton B, Pollard E, Williams C, Williams M | Jan 2021 | Institute for Employment Studies

    Sussex Learning Network commissioned IES to lead research into the implementation of a collaborative ‘Pan Sussex’ approach, ensuring all learners and potential learners in Sussex can make effective transitions within education and training as a protective measure against the economic storm created by the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Labour market priorities for the 2021 Budget

    IES | Jan 2021 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This is the IES submission for the 2021 Budget which will be held on 3 March. It argues that the Budget should prioritise action in eight areas to support a jobs recovery and labour market inclusion.

  • Shut Out: How employers and recruiters are overlooking the talents of over 50s workers

    Edwards M, Holmes J, Mason B, Bajorek Z  | Jan 2021 | Centre for Ageing Better

    This is the first report in a series from Ageing Better’s Good Recruitment for Older Workers (GROW) project.

  • Webinar: Obesity Stigma at Work: Improving Inclusion & Productivity

    Bajorek Z, Bevan S, Brown D, Black C  | Dec 2020 | Institute for Employment Studies

    A webinar discussing research findings from the first output of the PURPOSE programme, looking at improving national productivity levels via better employment and labour market outcomes for those living with overweight or obesity.

  • Promoting an Age-Inclusive Workforce

    Living, Learning and Earning Longer

    OECD Directorate of Employment with IES contributions from Newton B, Bevan S, Vanderleyden J  | Dec 2020 | OECD

    This report debunks several myths and demonstrates the positive impact of age diversity and inclusion on a firm’s long-term competitive growth and organisational resilience.

  • Labour Market Statistics, December 2020

    Dec 2020 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This briefing note sets out analysis of the Labour Market Statistics published on 15 December 2020.

  • The impacts of the coronavirus crisis on the labour market

    Analysis of quarterly Labour Force Survey data

    Williams M, Cockett J, Boustati A, Ebanks-Silvera D, Wilson T | Dec 2020 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This paper sets out analysis of the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, using quarterly and longitudinal Labour Force Survey data covering the period from July to September 2020.

  • Global Wage Report 2020-21

    Wages and minimum wages in the time of Covid-19

    Dec 2020 | International Labour Organization

    This report, by the International Labour Organization, examines the evolution of real wages around the world, giving a unique picture of wage trends globally and by region.