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Gloster R, Marvell R, Huxley C | Jun 2018 | Department for Work and Pensions
This report presents the findings from IES' process evaluation of the Fit for Work service. The evaluation of the occupational health assessment and advice service was conducted on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions between September 2015 and May 2017.
Barristers' attitudes towards their working livesMay 2018 | The Bar Council
This report presents the findings of a survey conducted by IES in partnership with Employment Research Ltd on behalf of The Bar Council.
Weeks A, Reilly P, Hirsh W, Robinson R, Martin A | May 2018 | Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD)
This practical guide produced by IES in collaboration with, and on behalf of, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), offers practitioners and business leaders detailed guidance on workforce planning practice.
Pollard E, Gloster R, Griggs J, Comanaru R | May 2018 | The Office for Students
This report, authored by researchers from IES and NatCen Social Research on behalf of the Higher Education Funding Council for England, offers recommendations for the structure and content of a survey of postgraduate taught study.
Hirsh W | May 2018 | Institute for Employment Studies
Wendy Hirsh's presentation slides from IES HR workshop 'Getting the most from performance and development conversations', 17 May 2018.
Kleboe J, Edwards M | May 2018 | Surrey and Sussex Police and Institute for Employment Studies
Megan Edwards and Jo Kleboe's presentation slides from IES HR workshop 'Getting the most from performance and development conversations', 17 May 2018.
Metcalfe J, Wilson S, Levecque K | May 2018 | Research England
This report presents the findings of research conducted by researchers from Vitae, IES and the University of Ghent into the provision of wellbeing and mental health support for postgraduate researchers (PGRs) in UK higher education.
Findings and recommendationsMay 2018 | Simply Health/The Work Foundation
This report published by Simply Health and the Work Foundation is the result of discussions held at a policy workshop held in 2017. IES' senior research fellow, Sally Wilson, fed in to the workshop, which considered the experiences of working carers and how employers and policymakers could offer support to this section of the UK labour market.
May 2018 | EEF - The Manufacturers’ Organisation
IES-authored report for EEF, The Manufacturers' Organisation, and Westfield Health analyses the relationship between employee wellbeing and productivity in the manufacturing sector. The study offers guidance on how employee wellbeing activities can be aligned to business goals, based on a survey of over 100 employers and a review of the literature.
Rapid evidence assessment: parents' decisions about returning to work and child caring responsibilities
Research reviewNewton B, Tamkin P, Gloster R, Cox A, Everett C, Cotton J | May 2018 | Department for Education
On behalf of the Government Equalities Office, IES conducted a rapid evidence assessment in 2017 of parents' decisions on returning to work. This report contains the findings of the REA, published by the Department for Education.