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  • Parental Rights Survey 2019

    (Formerly the Maternity and Paternity Rights Survey series)

    BMG Research with contribution from IES (Gloster R) | Jun 2023

    This report brings together the key findings from the 2019 Parental Rights Survey (formerly the Maternity and Paternity Rights Survey series).

  • Slides: Mental health at work

    Why good evidence, good work and good management matters

    Bajorek Z | Jun 2023 | Institute for Employment Studies

    Slides from Zofia Bajorek's presentation at the Public Policy Exchange conference, Mental Health in the Workplace: Providing Comprehensive Support and Improving Employee Wellbeing and Retention

  • The Big Conversation

    Research report

    Nancarrow A, Williams J, Garner O, Cook J  | Jun 2023 | Institute for Employment Studies

    As a part of the work to improve the skills system being conducted by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE), this report presents findings from externally commissioned research with employers as part of IfATE’s Big Conversation.

  • Labour Market Statistics, June 2023

    Jun 2023 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This briefing note sets out analysis of the Labour Market Statistics published on 13 June 2023.

  • Webinar & Slides: The Future of Employment Support

    What’s working, what needs to change?

    Jun 2023 | Institute for Employment Studies

    A webinar recording and slides from the Commission on the Future of Employment Support online workshop.

  • Beyond the hybrid

    Exploring the potential for a broader approach to flexible working

    Allen A | Jun 2023 | Institute for Employment Studies

    Ahead of her HR Network presentation, Astrid Allen considers the substantial challenge in enabling the benefits of flexible working to reach those who often need it most.

  • Work Coach Provision of Employment Support

    A Work Coach-focused interim report from the research project ‘Cross-Cutting Evaluation of Plan for Jobs’

    Buzzeo J, Campbell B, Newton B | May 2023 | Department for Work and Pensions

    In 2022, IES and Ipsos were asked by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to produce a report in response to a series of recommendations made by the Public Accounts Committee.

  • Leadership for Personalised Care

    Impact evaluation

    Edwards M, Campbell B, Mason B  | May 2023 | Institute for Employment Studies

    IES conducted an independent impact evaluation of the Leadership for Personalised Care (LPC) suite of programmes. The LPC offers a range of programmes that deliver learning and development on the key elements of personalised care, and how this can be introduced into individuals’, organisations’ and systems’ practice.

  • Catch up Literacy Evaluation Report

    Dawson A, Williams C, Newton B, Garner L, Talbot J, Bowyer-Crane C (NIESR), Boshoff J (NIESR)  | May 2023 | What Works for Children's Social Care?

    Children in care have reportedly poorer educational outcomes than their peers who are not in care. As such, it is vital that interventions are identified that can help to close this attainment gap.

  • Labour Market Statistics, May 2023

    May 2023 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This briefing note sets out analysis of the Labour Market Statistics published on 16 May 2023.