Publications

Publications graphicWe author and publish a range of resources to keep you up to date with the latest developments in employment, labour market and human resource policy and practice.

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  • The 2015 ESA trials: a synthesis of qualitative research with claimants

    Newton B, Sainsbury R | Aug 2017 | Department for Work and Pensions

    This report presents findings from research for the Department for Work and Pensions, with Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) claimants participating in three labour market trials, led by Jobcentre Plus. The trials aimed to test whether an increase in work-related support could improve soft outcomes as well as help claimants to make progress towards and into the labour market.

  • Investing in skills pays off: Executive summary

    The economic and social cost of low-skilled adults in the EU

    Jul 2017 | European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop)

    This study for Cedefop seeks to provide a comprehensive and robust evidence base in relation to low-skilled adults in the European Union. It analyses trends in low skills among adults as well as characteristics, determinants and risks of being low skilled.

  • Investing in skills pays off

    The economic and social cost of low-skilled adults in the EU

    Jul 2017 | European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop)

    This Cedefop study seeks to provide a comprehensive and robust evidence base in relation to low-skilled adults in the European Union. It analyses trends in low skills among adults as well as characteristics, determinants and risks of being low skilled.

  • Slides: Models of Change: A Buyer's Guide

    Varney S | Jul 2017 | Institute for Employment Studies

    Sharon Varney's presentation slides from IES HR Network workshop 'Change management: Elixir or snake oil', 13 July 2017.

  • Slides: Organisational Change: The Shifting Landscape

    Bevan S | Jul 2017 | Institute for Employment Studies

    Stephen Bevan's presentation slides from IES HR Network workshop 'Change management: Elixir or snake oil', 13 July 2017.

  • Effective curriculum practice below level 2 for 16- to 17-year-olds: Good practice case studies

    Annex

    Jul 2017 | Department for Education

    This report provides 12 good practice case studies produced as part of a project to analyse course content and curriculum that most effectively supports the progression of students participating in below Level 2 programmes at the age of 16 (defined as those without 5 A*-C grade GCSEs and who are not yet in a position to succeed at Level 2).

  • Effective curriculum practice below level 2 for 16- to 17-year-olds

    Williams J, Hadjivassiliou K, Marvell R, Green M, Newton B | Jul 2017 | Department for Education (DFE)

    This report provides an analysis of course content and curriculum that most effectively supports the progression of students participating in below Level 2 programmes at the age of 16 (defined as those without 5 A*-C grade GCSEs and who are not yet in a position to succeed at Level 2).

  • Investigation into post-16 occupational standards in international technical education

    Newton B, Everett C, Cotton J | Jul 2017 | Department for Education

    The aim of this study was to explore examples of standards used internationally in order to inform and support the work of the panels of professionals that will take forward the development of the technical routes being introduced in England.

  • Talent management: Learning across sectors (Executive Summary)

    Hirsh W, Tyler E | Jul 2017 | Leadership Foundation for Higher Education

    This summary offers an overview of the full report, which aimed to help leaders in higher education as they address talent management in their own institutions.

  • Talent management: Learning across sectors

    Hirsh W, Tyler E | Jul 2017 | Leadership Foundation for Higher Education

    This report aims to help leaders in higher education as they address talent management in their own institutions.