Projects and case studies

  • YEUK Evaluation of youth employment frameworks

    Youth Employment UK (YEUK) developed a Youth Friendly Employment Framework, which focusses on five key areas to address the barriers faced by young people entering and progressing in work, and make more high-quality opportunities available to...

  • Pilot and Feasibility Study for ‘Step Up’

    Step Up is a PLIAS Resettlement project designed to support 120 young people aged 16-24 in Brent and Harrow who are unemployed/NEET and involved in or on the cusp of the criminal justice system.  The project aims to support positive education...

  • Timewise part time workers

    The question Timewise would like to answer is ‘to what extent have part time workers been disproportionately negatively impacted by covid?’We will use two-quarter longitudinal Labour Force Survey data to explain the impact of covid on part time...

  • #LookingAfterYouToo Year 2 Evaluation

    IES will assist the #LookingAfterYouToo core project team, led by NHS England and NHS Improvement in partnership with Royal College of GPs, to co-design, implement and evaluate a successful coaching support offer for primary care staff and teams,...

  • Evaluation of Traineeship Flexibilities

    In partnership with Ipsos Mori, IES is evaluating the extended and more flexible government Traineeships programme. The surge in youth unemployment makes Traineeships a key pre-employment pathway for young people and the new flexibilities are...

  • Career Deflection: Research to explore diversity in the engineering sector/profession

    Atkins/Good Relations have commissioned IES to undertake research to explore diversity in the engineering sector and how this has changed over the last 10 years. The research will explore how diverse groups progress within the industry and what...

  • Sutton Trust Impact Analysis

    This project will analyse data from HESA and UCAS on Sutton Trust programme participants and unsuccessful applicants to measure the impact that the programmes have on students' HE access and success, and to provide outputs for participating...

  • Evaluation of the W1 Skills Bootcamps and design of W2 evaluation

    The Skills Bootcamps were announced in September 2020 and provide a new, flexible training mechanism linked to robust employer engagement to ensure adult learners are prepared and fast-tracked to relevant vacancies/interviews. The W1 bootcamps are...

  • Housing First evaluation

    IES is leading the analysis of administrative data for the Housing First evaluation. Pilot projects running in Liverpool City Region, Greater Manchester and the West Midlands seek to place rough sleepers in long-term accommodation, while providing...

  • Recording the lived experience of people working with obesity

    A survey and associated report to determine the level of stigma and discrimination that employees living with obesity experience in the UK.