Publications

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  • Slides: The importance of line managers for employee wellbeing

    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

  • Estimating the impact of Traineeships

    Final Report

    Dorsett R, Gray H, Speckesser S, Stokes L | Jun 2019 | Department for Education

    Based on the analysis of national administrative data, this report estimates the effect of participating in a Traineeship on the three intended outcomes of progress into an apprenticeship, further learning or employment.

  • Infographic: Career Provision in Colleges: What Works?

    Williams J | Jun 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This infographic summarises the findings from research conducted by IES into careers provision in colleges. This shows the impact of good college careers provision and lessons for colleges to take forward in order to meet the Gatsby benchmarks.

  • Health Coaching: Innovation and Adoption

    Health Coaching: Innovation and Adoption

    Stories of impact from NHS organisations

    Edwards M, Carter A, Hey L, Arnill Graham K  | Jun 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This report explores four case studies of successful health coaching adoption, adaptation and embedding, and explores the impact they report has resulted from health coaching.

  • Reflections and insights from a place-based approach to implementing coaching

    Better Conversations Test and Learn Pilot at Berkeley Vale

    Carter A, Hey L | Jun 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies

    The focus of the ‘test and learn’ training pilot exercise at Berkeley Vale was to generate learning about ‘how’ health coaching is introduced in support of an Integrated Care System (ICS) to integrate working practices and create an ICS culture.

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    Productivity in Professional Services (PiPS) Proof of Concept

    Evaluating the potential impact of online career development support on productivity in SMEs

    Lucy D, Hey L, Hirsh W | May 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies

    The purpose of the Productivity in Professional Services (PiPS) project was to explore the potential possibilities and benefits of introducing an online career development programme within SMEs in the professional services sector.

  • Slides: Annual HR Directors' Retreat

    Strategic Human Resource Management: Back to the future with people management?

    Guest D, Seehra I, Brown D, Clarke N, Black C | May 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies

    Slides from IES HR Directors' Retreat: 'Strategic Human Resource Management: Back to the future with people management?', 24 May 2019, Brighton.

  • Alternative Student Finance: current and future students’ perspectives

    Alternative Student Finance: current and future students’ perspectives

    Research Report

    E Pollard, C Huxley, A Martin, H Takala, M Green, J Griggs, N Ilic, E Cooper, H Piggott | May 2019 | Department for Education

    This new research gathers further feedback from a range of Muslim students, graduates and potential students to understand their attitudes to finance, decisions about HE and role of student finance in these, and their views on and potential demand for Alternative Student Finance (ASF).

  • Impact of the student finance system on participation, experience and outcomes of disadvantaged young people

    Impact of the student finance system on participation, experience and outcomes of disadvantaged young people

    Literature review

    Pollard E, Huxley C, Martin A, Takala H, Byford M  | May 2019 | Department for Education

    This report describes the findings from the Rapid Evidence Assessment (REA) literature review undertaken for the Department for Education (DfE). The report also sets out the aims of the literature review, the search and sift processes adopted, maps the literature identified, and provides an assessment of the adequacy and coverage of the research evidence.

  • Evaluation of the Industry Placements Pilot

    Evaluation of the Industry Placements Pilot

    Research report

    Newton B, Williams J, Francis R, Gloster R, Buzzeo J, Byford M, Spiegelhalter K, Esmond, B  | May 2019 | Department for Education

    The aim of this research project was to provide independent external, process evaluation of the Industry Placements Pilot Programme. Industry placements will be an integral part of the new T Level programmes which will help learners taking classroom based qualifications gain demonstrable technical and vocational expertise.